If you're a fan of the Vietnamese banh mi sandwich--or even if you're not--try this unique fresh topping combo the next time you're grilling dogs. We love the crunch of carrot and cucumber, the fresh taste of cilantro and the tangy zip from a big squeeze of lime.

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

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Recipe Summary

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15 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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  • Spread mayonnaise on bun and add hot dog; top with carrot, cilantro and cucumber. Finish with a squeeze of lime.

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Tips

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

217 calories; protein 10g; carbohydrates 25.9g; dietary fiber 3.7g; sugars 4.8g; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 2.7g; cholesterol 22.5mg; vitamin a iu 2392.6IU; vitamin c 1.3mg; folate 17.2mcg; calcium 53.2mg; iron 1.9mg; magnesium 39.5mg; potassium 178.1mg; sodium 645mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 3g.
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Rating: 4 stars
08/25/2016
Fun fresh quick and easy recipe for a change of pace. One key ingredient is missing hot pepper. Slice up one jalapeño pepper and add it to your sandwich otherwise it is too bland. Read More
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