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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011


Recipe Summary

15 mins
Nutrition Profile:


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; protein 10g 20% DV; carbohydrates 23.4g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 4.4g; fat 8.1g 12% DV; saturated fat 2.4g 12% DV; cholesterol 20mg 7% DV; vitamin a iu 259.6IU 5% DV; vitamin c 10mg 17% DV; folate 19.9mcg 5% DV; calcium 51.1mg 5% DV; iron 1.9mg 11% DV; magnesium 40.3mg 14% DV; potassium 187.2mg 5% DV; sodium 555.8mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 12% DV; added sugar 3g.