Skip the traditional ketchup and mustard toppings for your hot dog and try this fresh-tasting salsa topping instead. Vary the heat with more or less jalapeño. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011

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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine tomato, jalapeno and scallion in a small bowl. Place hot dog in bun; top with the tomato mixture.



Tip: Not all hot dogs are created equal. Reaching for the right brand in the grocery store can have a huge impact on your intake of fat and sodium. For a healthier hot dog, choose one that's no more than 150 calories, has 3 grams or less of saturated fat and 370 mg or less of sodium.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; 8.1 g total fat; 2.4 g saturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 556 mg sodium. 187 mg potassium; 23.4 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 10 g protein; 260 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 20 mcg folate; 51 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 40 mg magnesium; 3 g added sugar;