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Quick and Easy Hot Dogs With Mashed Potatos

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“This is an alternative to the traditional "hot dog and french fries" meal; not much harder to make but the taste and presentation appeal to adults as well as kids. I've found that Nathan's or Boar's Head hot dogs work best (I usually prefer Hebrew National brand but they are too dry for this recipe). And thick mashed potatoes work better than thin; the recipe calls for instant because it's quick and easy but leftover mashed potatoes are even better. I typically spoon the mashed potatoes onto the hot dogs but others may use a pastry bag and large whipped cream nozzle to ritz them up (it's pretty cool looking)”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 Hot Dogs
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions, set aside.
  2. Split hot dogs lengthwise, spread open on cookie sheet (moist inner portion should be facing up).
  3. Sprinkle ground mustard on hot dogs.
  4. Stir cheese and garlic into mashed potatoes; spoon into split.
  5. Sprinkle paprika over the top.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes; until hot.

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