hot dogs topped with sweet and sour onions.

Hot Dogs with Sweet and Sour Onions

Give hot dogs a new twist by serving good quality sausages with a fabulous sweet and sour onion mixture.
Course light main, Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword bonfire, easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 536.35kcal
Author Jacqueline Bellefontaine


  • 8 good pork sausages
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 2 clove garlic chooped
  • 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 8 hot dog rolls


  • Preheat the oven to 200℃ (180℃ fan)/400°F/gas mark 6. Place the sausages on a baking tray and bake for 20 – 25 minutes, turning once or until golden and cooked through. Do not prick the sausages with a fork or all the lovely meat juices will run out and the sausages will be dry.
  • Meanwhile, heat 25g (1oz) butter and 2 tbsp oil in a small frying pan and add 2 large sliced onions.
  • Fry over a low heat for 10 to 15 minutes until soft and just beginning to turn golden. Add 2 chopped garlic cloves and fry for another minute or two
  • Stir in 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar, 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Stirring frequently to prevent the mixture from burning on the bottom of the pan.
  • Serve the sausages in the hot dog rolls, topped with the onions.


  • You can  aslo grill or fry sausages for 15- 20 minutes, turning frequently.
  • Add a hint of spiciness by adding 1 – 2tbsp sweet chilli sauce to the onions just before serving.
Nutrition information is calculated using an online nutrition database - is approximate and is meant as a guideline only. (It does not include seasoning with salt and pepper.)


Calories: 536.35kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.29g | Protein: 21.64g | Fat: 37.64g | Saturated Fat: 12.42g | Cholesterol: 88.08mg | Sodium: 956.13mg | Potassium: 378.85mg | Fiber: 1.36g | Sugar: 5.94g | Vitamin A: 162.84IU | Vitamin C: 3.61mg | Calcium: 91.38mg | Iron: 2.8mg