Here is one of our favorite hot dog recipes for grilling season: Tex Mex Hot Dogs! They’re simply the best.

Take your favorite hot dogs and buns, and dress them up with a homemade corn relish and some jalapeño. These are perfect to serve up to guests when you’re entertaining in grilling season.

If you prefer a vegetarian option, then simply substitute in veggie dogs and you’ll be good to go.

These hot dogs are really not much more effort than making a plain hot dog! Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

These Tex Mex Hot Dogs are fun and easy to make
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Tex Mex Hot Dogs (With Video)

A fun hot dog recipe for grilling season
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 8 servings


  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 1/2 cup guacamole
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1 cup cooked corn
  • 1/4 cup green onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 2 tbsp chives, minced
  • 2 tbps lime juice


  • In a medium bowl, add the corn, chopped green onion, cilantro, chives and lime juice. Set aside.
  • Heat up your grill to medium-high heat. Add your hot dogs and grill for 4-5 minutes until cooked.
  • Add the buns and heat for one minutes until toasted.
  • Assemble the hot dogs: spread guacemole onto the buns, add the hot dogs, and top with corn relish and jalapeño peppers.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 146kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 12mg, Sodium: 341mg, Potassium: 166mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 200IU, Vitamin C: 7.4mg, Calcium: 20mg, Iron: 0.9mg
Author: Cindy
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