Nothin' more to say about these----just totally yummy! Vary the toppings to whatever you like.
Serves: 8
Prep.Time: 15 minutes
2 large kosher dill pickles (about 1/2 cup) -- finely chopped
1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup commercial barbecue sauce
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
8 large German-style hot dogs or kielbasa
8 large hot dog buns
2 tablespoons melted butter
Preheat grill. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine pickle, red pepper, onion, barbecue sauce, vinegar and Tabasco sauce. Cut 3 small 1/8"-deep slits in the top of franks and place on the grill over hot coals. Grill 9-10 minutes. Meanwhile, brush cut sides of hot dog buns with melted butter; place on the cool side of the grill during the last 2 minuntes of grilling. To serve, place one hot dog in each bun and top with barbecue sauce mixutre.

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