This Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog is sinfully good!  A perfectly grilled snappy skin hot dog, covered with bourbon glazed onions and bacon topping is like heaven in your mouth. Finish off your hot dog with some thin slices of jalapeno pepper and you have that complete sweet heat deal going on!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

This week the Sunday Supper Tastemakers are celebrating National Hot Dog Month! We decided that since serving hamburgers is synchronous with hot dogs, and are sharing our favorite recipes for juicy burgers and dogs this week! July 23 (yesterday!) was National Hot Dog Day, so if you missed the day, at least you can know you haven’t missed the month yet and can still get your dog on!

A big thanks to Christie of A Kitchen Hoors Adventures for hosting this week’s event!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

As a child, when I ate a hotdog, I had to have ketchup on it. As I have grown up, I have moved away from ketchup and on to bourbon and bacon! I love an onion topping. The pushcart onions are one of my favorites, but I think these bourbon caramelized onions have become my very favorite!

Ball Park Finest Jalapeno Cheddar Hot Dogs

The hotdog you eat makes all the difference also. You want a good quality hot dog. We prefer Ballpark Finest or Hofmann Hots. Something with a lot of flavor and a little snap when you bite into it!

Bourbon Bacon Jalapeno Dog

Bourbon, butter, and bacon. The 3 essential B’s! Sinful, delicious, and oh so irresistible!

Bourbon Bacon Jalapeno Dog

When I make caramelized my onions, I sprinkle a little bit of brown sugar on top to give them a little sweeter flavor. Once they are caramelized, I deglazed my pan with the bourbon. Oh sweet heaven of smells! Top your dog with the onions and a few thin slices of jalapeno for heat. I’m all about that sweet heat so this was amazing for me!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

Go ahead and grab a burger or dog and enjoy the remainder of National Hot Dog Month with the Sunday Supper Tastemakers. Be sure to check out the list of Juicy Burgers and Dogs that they have shared this week!

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Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog
Yield: 4 servings

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog is sinfully good!  A perfectly grilled snappy skin hot dog, covered with bourbon glazed onions and bacon topping is like heaven in your mouth. Finish off your hot dog with some thin slices of jalapeno pepper and you have that complete sweet heat deal going on!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon. Crumble and set aside.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat in skillet. Add onion and cook until onions begin to brown. Sprinkle with 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar and stir into onions. Turn heat up and cook until onions begin to sizzle. Add bourbon (carefully!) to pan. This will cause the onions to bubble furiously. With caution, stir onions for about 1 minute with the bourbon cooks down and glazes the onions. Remove from heat.
  3. Serve onions over cooked hot dogs in buns and sprinkle with bacon.

Notes

Protein: 7g, Carbs: 30g, Fiber: 2g. Nutrition information calculated using my fitness pal. Please use at your own discretion. Accuracy depends upon ingredients used.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1 hotdog with 1 bun and 1/4 topping

Amount Per Serving Calories 399Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 47mgSodium 861mgCarbohydrates 31gFiber 1gSugar 6gProtein 15g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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