Spiral Hot Dogs with Queso Sauce

Anything on a stick is fun to eat. Especially if there are BBQ sauce and cheese involved. These spiral hot dogs are served with a queso dipping sauce that has the added bonus of being a fantastic dip for tortilla chips.

Spiral Hot Dogs with Queso SauceAdding Worcestershire sauce to BBQ sauce really adds a great flavor. People are expecting straight-up, normal BBQ sauce, and instead get a nice surprise when they take that first bite. Then take that tasty dog and dunk it (deep) into that queso sauce and you’ve got a dog to remember.

I used Weber’s no-high fructose corn syrup BBQ sauce. It’s smooth and good.

Spiral Hot Dogs with Queso Sauce

Anything on a stick is fun to eat. Especially if there are BBQ sauce and cheese involved. These spiral hot dogs are served with a queso dipping sauce that has the added bonus of being a fantastic dip for tortilla chips.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 224kcal

Ingredients

For the dogs

  • 1/4 cup barbecue Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 hot dogs 4 large dinner dogs or a package of regular sized dogs
  • Bamboo skewers soaked in water for 30 minutes

For the queso sauce

  • 1/4 pound Velveeta cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped and seeded. Or substitute 1/2 cup canned petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon reserved barbecue and Worcestershire mix from above
  • Hot sauce to taste (optional)

Instructions

For the dogs

  • Combine the barbecue sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the mixture for the queso sauce.
  • Place a hot dog on a flat surface.
  • Hold a knife at a 45 degree angle to the dog, and insert into the dog 1/8". Rotate the dog slowly, making an incision as you go.
  • Repeat with remaining dogs.
  • Carefully thread dogs onto the skewers.
  • Place hot dogs over a hot grill. Cook for a few minutes then rotate.
  • Once the dogs are nearly done, with a nice char, brush with the barbecue sauce mix and grill a little longer.
  • Serve dogs with the queso sauce, for dipping.

For the queso sauce

  • Place Velveeta and milk into a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Stir often until the cheese has melted.
  • Reduce the heat and stir in the tomatoes, reserved barbecue and Worcestershire mix, and hot sauce, if desired.
  • Keep warm until ready to use.

Notes

Double the queso dip and have plenty left for dipping tortilla chips.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 1032mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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