Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs

Preparation 15 mins
Total 25 mins
8 Servings

Say aloha to something new at your next cookout with these Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs. Adding pineapple salsa and barbecue sauce to an all-beef hot dog on a Dempster’s® Original Hot Dog Bun gives this summer staple a sweet and tangy twist. Serves eight.

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  • 1 Package Dempster’s® Original Hot Dog Buns, toasted
  • 8 Jumbo all-beef hot dogs
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped red pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped red onion


  1. Heat grill to medium heat; grease grate well.
  2. Cook hot dogs, brushing with some of the barbecue sauce for 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through and lightly marked. 
  3. Salsa: Toss together pineapple, red pepper and red onion. 
  4. Assemble hot dogs in buns with remaining barbecue sauce and salsa.