Turkey Bacon Dogs

Turkey Bacon Dogs

Bacon and lots of cheese makes these Turkey Bacon Dogs the perfect choice for a weekend cookout.

Treat everyone to healthier hot dogs with turkey franks wrapped in turkey bacon and nestled in Nature’s Own 100% Whole Wheat Hot Dog Rolls. Give them a southwestern twist with your favorite salsa and Cheddar cheese.


8 Nature’s Own 100% Whole Wheat Hot Dog Rolls
1 package (16 ounces) Butterball® Bun Size Premium Turkey Franks
8 slices Butterball® Turkey Bacon
1⁄2 to 3⁄4 cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
Salsa (medium or hot)
Pickled jalapeño pepper slices (optional)
Sour cream (optional)


Set Big Green EGG for direct cooking at 500°F/260°C.

Spray cold grate of grill with cooking spray. Wrap each turkey frank with 1 slice turkey bacon. Grill franks, turning frequently, until bacon is crisp.

Place franks in hot dog rolls. Immediately sprinkle with cheese. Serve with salsa and if desired, jalapeno pepper slices and sour cream.

Makes eight servings.

Recipe and photo from Big Green Egg and courtesy of Nature’s Own Bread.