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Mac and Cheese Dog

Mac and Cheese Dog
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  • 4 hot dogs
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 4 hot dog buns, split
  • 1 cup prepared macaroni and cheese (boxed, frozen, or homemade)


  1. Cook the hot dogs according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss together the bread crumbs, parsley, oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Bake until golden, 4 to 6 minutes.
  3. Place a hot dog in each bun and, dividing evenly, top with the mac and cheese and the bread crumbs.
By July, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 418
  • Fat 23.5g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 1,254mg
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 86mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Mac and Cheese
For easy prep in this recipe, look for microwavable single-serving packets of mac and cheese at the supermarket.

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