Hot Dog Octopus (decoration)

Hot Dog Octopus (decoration)

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Quick and simple to do, kids enjoy this presentation. Not really high in nutrition but lots of fun.

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1 cup Lettuce; or other greens
4 medium Wieners; I used turkey dogs
1/8 teaspoon Mustard; or other condiment

Original recipe makes 4



Scatter lettuce or other greens on plate to look like seaweed.

Grill or heat hot dogs as desired.

Slice hot dogs about 3/4 of the length into 8 "tentacles". Cut small groove for mouth and poke holes with toothpick for eyes. Fill holes with some mustard and arrange Octo-Dog on seaweed.

Serve and watch the giggles.

Each (1 hot dog) serving contains an estimated:

Cals: 148, FatCals: 118, TotFat: 13g

SatFat: 4g, PolyFat: 2g, MonoFat: 6g

Chol: 32g, Na: 448g, K: 95g

TotCarbs: 2g, Fiber: 0g, Sugars: 1g

NetCarbs: 2g, Protein: 5g


I enjoyed making these as much as the kids enjoyed eating them.


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photo by promfh promfh

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I enjoyed making these as much as the kids enjoyed eating them. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 6 years ago
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