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roasted vegan carrot hot dogs

Just like hot dogs … but made with carrots! A must-try!

  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 4 jumbo carrots
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons natural ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon naturally-brewed tamari soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 whole grain hot dog buns


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut off the tips and stem ends of the carrots, forming 8-inch long carrots. Trim and sculpt the 8-inch carrots with a paring knife and vegetable peeler until about 7 inches in length with an even thickness, about 3/4-inch diameter max. (Use the carrot scraps for another use, such as in a salad or stir-fry. I often make a Thai-inspired carrot slaw!)
  2. Whisk together the ketchup, olive oil, mustard, vinegar, soy sauce, paprika, salt, and pepper. Place carrot hot dogs onto an unbleached parchment paper-lined rimmed baking sheet and brush with half of this sauce.
  3. Roast until well caramelized and fully cooked through, about 1 hour, rotating carrot hot dogs and brushing with the remaining sauce halfway through the roasting process. (It’s OK for these carrot hot dogs to have a slightly firm “al dente” texture. But please roast until you reach your personal desired texture!)
  4. Serve each in a hot dog bun with condiments of choice. One of my favorite topping combinations with these hot dogs is baby arugula + caramelized onion + Hass avocado!


(Hint: For a cookout, roast these hot dogs a day in advance and chill. Spritz the chilled roasted vegan hot dogs with organic cooking spray and grill over indirect heat until heated through.)

Per serving: 200 calories, 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 850mg sodium, 34g total carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 9g sugars, 5g protein

  • Author: Jackie Newgent


  • Serving Size: 1 hot dog