Trick your family with this healthy vegetarian hot dog swap and toss that wiener 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 T vegetable stock
3 T tamari or soy sauce
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
Step By Step Homemade Vegetarian Carrot Hot Dogs Recipe Directions:
Step 1: Simmer 4 carrots in boiling water for 8-10 min, then shock them in ice water.
Step 2: While they are simmering combine the marinade ingredients.
Step 3: Remove carrots from ice bath and place in a plastic bag and pour marinade over carrots and let sit overnight.
Step 4: When ready to cook put 1 tsp oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
Step 5: Add carrots and sauce for 10 min, drizzling with marinade every few minutes and turning regularly until cooked through.
Step 6: Enjoy your homemade carrot hot dogs!
With Betsy’s homemade carrot hot dogs you can enjoy grilling out as a vegetarian. Please let us know what you think of this healthy dinner recipe.