Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
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1 medium avocado, halved, pitted
1 large ripe tomato, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, stem removed, seeded, finely chopped
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
6 grilled hot dog buns
6 grilled all-beef hot dogs
6 tablespoons Mexican cheese blend, divided, optional
To make the relish: Cut the avocado into 1/4-inch dice and place in a bowl. Add the tomato, jalapeno, cilantro, onion, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix gently so you don’t break up the avocado pieces. Arrange the buns on a platter. Place the hot dogs in each bun and top each one with 1 tablespoon cheese, if using, so it melts slightly. Spoon relish on top and serve.
From and tested by Susan M. Selasky for the Free Press Test Kitchen.
Analysis per 1 hot dog: 330 calories (55 percent from fat), 20 grams fat (7 grams sat. fat), 26 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams protein, 786 mg sodium, 28 mg cholesterol, 3 grams fiber.