Hot Dog Surprise

You don't sneak up on a dachshund, or throw a dog a surprise party, you shock your dinnermates with this unexciting looking dish that's really tasty. 😋


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 8 hot dogs (Trader Joes brand), split down middle lengthwise
  • 1 red/yellow/orange pepper, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 8 oz. baby bella or white mushrooms, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • Cooked rice

  • In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon canola oil.
  • Saute dogs 3-5 minutes on open side, 1-2 minutes on flipside, until meat is browned in spots. Set aside meat in a bowl to cool for a minute or two. Slice into 1-2 inch pieces. Cover w/foil.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in the skillet and heat until hot. Add vegetables and a few pinches of salt and stir well. Cover pot and turn to low, but keep it simmering. Stir every 1-2 minutes until mushrooms have released their juices.
  • Add cut hot dogs with any accumulated juices and heat through.
  • Serve with rice.