Fresh cherries sautéed with a habanero chile and balsamic vinegar are the zesty topping for spiral-cut hot dogs. For something else a little different, try our Banh Mi Spiral-Cut Hot Dogs recipe too. by Chowhound Editors

  • Yields: 4 sandwiches
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Active: 20 mins

Ingredients (7)

  • ½ tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 cup pitted fresh cherries, halved
  • 1 fresh chile pepper (habanero, jalapeño, or serrano), sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • Dijon mustard
  • 4 grilled spiral-cut hot dogs


  1. Add the oil to a sauté pan on medium heat, then add the cherries, chile, and balsamic vinegar. Sauté for a few minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, spread a hot dog bun with Dijon mustard and fill it with a grilled spiral-cut hot dog. Spoon the balsamic cherries over the top. Repeat with the remaining buns and serve.