Homemade Vegetarian Carrot Hot Dog
Trick your family with this healthy vegetarian hot dog swap and toss that weiner for something leaner! This carrot dog is the healthiest replacement to a hot dog and has the same flavor and color as your all-American favorite ballpark dog. Drizzle some ketchup and mustard and close your eyes when you take your first bite and be surprised at how good it is!
- 4 carrots
- 4 T vegetable stock
- 3 T tamari or soy sauce
- 1 T Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut or Seed Butter with Cinnamon
- 1 garlic clove, sliced
- 1/2 in piece ginger, sliced
- 2 T red or white wine vinegar
- 2 tsp liquid smoke
- 3 tsp brown sugar
Simmer 4 carrots in boiling water for 8-10 min, then shock them in ice water. While they are simmering combine the marinade ingredients. Remove carrots from ice bath and place in a plastic bag and pour marinade over carrots and let sit overnight. When ready to cook put 1 tsp oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add carrots and sauce for 10 min, drizzling with marinade every few minutes and turning regularly until cooked through.