Salsa Dogs

Salsa Dogs
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  • 4Servings


  • 2 hass avocados
  • Salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes
  • 3 slices pickled jalapeno chiles
  • 8 soft, small oval whole wheat dinner rolls
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 12 ounce package jumbo beef franks or knockwurst


Preheat a grill to medium. In a small bowl, mash the avocados until smooth. Season with salt.

Using a food processor, finely chop the garlic. Add the tomatoes and chiles and process for 5 seconds. Season with salt.

Split the rolls, leaving a long edge attached, and spread the butter on the insides. Place the franks on the grill, cover and cook, turning, until lightly charred, 8 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place the open rolls butter side down on the grill, cover and toast until lightly golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Cut each frank in half crosswise and place a half in each roll. Spread the avocado mash down the length of each frank, then top with the tomato salsa.