This stuffed hotdog recipe is something my mom would make us kids but with some healthy modifications. The original recipe called for mashed potatoes, regular hot dogs and regular cheese.
To make it healthier with less fat, carbohydrates and calories, we use mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes. We have also modified it to use low fat cheese, skim milk and fat free sour cream. Even if you are not a big fan of cauliflower, the mashed version is a lot like potatoes so the kids will love it.
Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.
Hot dogs are a favorite for many people and these cheesy mashed cauliflower dogs make a great appetizer, snack or even the main course.
These are best eaten when still warm but taste just fine cold as well. So make up a few for your next party or dinner. This is one of my favorite appetizer recipes to make.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutrition facts shown below for this appetizer recipe are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
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Number of Servings: 24
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Cottage cheese or apple sauce make a great side dish for this stuffed hotdog recipe. If you want to turn stuffed hotdog recipe into an appetizer, just cut them into smaller pieces and place on a serving tray. They make a healthy and fun appetizer bite for any occasion.
Check out this fruit cheese kabob recipe. Another favorite with kids.
Here are some tips on getting your mashed cauliflower creamier.
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