Carrot Hot Dogs

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For another variation, spread the bun with nut butter before adding the carrot and omit the other condiments.  Or eat the marinated carrots straight from the fridge as a snack or sliced into a salad.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots, scrubbed or peeled, ends cut offMarinade:
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • Condiments to taste: ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, sauerkraut, etc.

 

Directions

  1. Simmer carrots in a pan of water until just fork tender, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Combine marinade ingredients in a baking dish that will hold the carrots in a single layer. Add the drained carrots and turn to coat all sides.
  3. Allow carrots to marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 3 days, turning the carrots occasionally.To Prepare:
  4. Remove carrots from marinade and heat them in a frying pan on the stovetop for about 3 minutes, turning them halfway through; or put the carrots on the grill.
  5. Serve in hot dog buns with your choice of condiments.

 

Shared by Bonnie Ambrosi