NOLA For Lunch: How To Make Muffuletta Dogs

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If you need triple-tested, much-beloved recipes for your favorite Southern comfort foods, turn to the experts at Southern Living magazine's test kitchen. Craving a new spin on an old favorite? The editors' new collection, Recipe Revival, is stacked and loaded with everything you need to know to churn out perfect batch after perfect batch. Ready to add some NOLA style to your hot dog game? Learn how to make muffuletta dogs, and never go back!

Looking to bring a taste of New Orleans to your next cookout? This is just the ticket. Our latest muffuletta riff (we've also made muffuletta deviled eggs, sliders, and cocktail kabobs) lightens up the classic filling and turns it inside out for a chargrilled hot dog topping. It's light, fresh and, quite frankly, delicious.

Reprinted with permission from Recipe Revival

NOLA For Lunch: How To Make Muffuletta Dogs
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Ready to add some NOLA style to your hot dog game? Learn how to make muffuletta dogs and never go back, thanks to Southern Living Magazine.
  • 2 cups chopped fresh cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 3 reduced-fat provolone cheese slices
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped jarred marinated roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimento-stuffed Spanish olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup bottled light olive oil vinaigrette
  • 6 hot dogs
  • rolls
  1. Stir together the cauliflower, carrot, chopped provolone cheese, celery, chopped roasted red bell peppers, chopped stuffed olives, chopped kalamata olives, parsley, and vinaigrette.
  2. Cover and chill 2 hours.
  3. Grill the hot dogs according to package directions.
  4. Place the hot dogs in the rolls, and top with the cauliflower mixture.
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