Hot dogs go gourmet with a summer-fresh tomato bruschetta topping and layers of cheese. Watch a demonstration of this recipe on Online TV.
1 cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 Italian tomato, diced or 4 sundried tomatoes, chopped
1 yellow pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
4 Italian sausages
4 Italian-style hot dog rolls, toasted or fresh
4 large bocconcini balls or 8 small balls, sliced thinly
Salt and pepper, to taste
Step 1: Preheat the barbecue.
Step 2: In a bowl, stir together mayonnaise, garlic, tomato, yellow pepper and onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside or refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 3: Poach sausages for 3 minutes in boiling water then grill on barbecue, on all sides, for 5 minutes or until well done. Remove from heat and cut 4 incisions into each sausage without cutting through. Place each sausage in a bun and insert a slice of cheese into each incision.
Step 4: Divide topping evenly on top of sausages.