Hot Dog! New York-Style Sautéed Onions Recipe

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Give your tubesteak a little flair...or a ton, with food writer Russell van Kraayenburg's ultimate hot dog book, Haute Dogs. Wherever you hail from, there's a hot dog that speaks to you. Not literally, that would be terrible. But believe us, these franks have some serious soul. We never met a New York dog we didn't like.

A few simple additions turn humble sautéed onions into an unexpected, tasty topping. Put them on your New York dog for an authentic taste of the big apple.

Reprinted with permission from Haute Dogs

Hot Dog! New York-Style Sautéed Onions Recipe
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  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large white onions
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Warm olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook onions with tomato paste and spices, stirring until soft, translucent, and starting to brown on the edges, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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