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Northwestern Wildcat Hot Dog

Purple onion marmalade made the Northwestern Wildcat hot dog an absolute top-notch dog and one we won’t soon forget.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 227kcal


  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese
  • purple onion marmalade see recipe below
  • Creole mustard

For the purple onion marmalade


  • Cook or grill the dogs as desired.
  • Toast the buns, if desired (I always do).
  • Add cheese to the buns.
  • Add dogs to buns.
  • Add marmalade and mustard and serve.

For the purple onion marmalade

  • Spray a large non-stick skillet with non-stick spray. Heat over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion, separating the rings. Cover and cook 3 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook 8-10 minutes longer, uncovered, until just slightly thick, stirring occasionally.
  • Let cool slightly before serving.


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 112IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 2mg