Cheat Day


New York City-Style Hot Dog


  Serves 8

Ingredients

For the Classic Cart-Style Onion Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, grated or chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste 6 ounces beer, your favorite kind
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, warmed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 all-beef hot dogs, split and griddled or grilled
  • 8 hot dog buns, toasted or grilled to warm through
  • Ketchup, for topping
  • Spicy mustard, for topping

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