Easy Carrot Dogs
This plant-based alternative to hot dogs is surprisingly tasty! Easy carrot dogs are just 30 minutes away.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 carrot dogs
- 8 carrots, peeled and trimmed to hot dog bun length
- 8 hot dog buns
- 1 cup soy sauce or tamari
- 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
- 2 tablespoons steak sauce or vegan worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons ketchup or tomato paste
- 2 cups water
How to make Carrot Dogs on the Stovetop
In a medium saucepan, whisk together liquid ingredients.
Add peeled carrots and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to a medium simmer and cook carrots until barely fork-tender, 8-10 minutes depending on thickness.
Remove from the heat and let sit for 15-20 minutes.
Remove from the cooking liquid and serve with desired toppings.
How to make Carrot Dogs in the Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker
All all liquid ingredients into the Instant Pot insert, and whisk to combine.
Add carrots and lock the lid.
Cook at high pressure for 3 minutes, then release pressure manually.
Let sit in the marinade for 15-20 minutes, simmering in the liquid if not all the way cooked.
Topping ideas for carrot dogs:
Classic - mustard, ketchup, relish, onions
Serving: 1carrot dog | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 1232mg | Potassium: 1253mg | Fiber: 5.3g | Sugar: 12.3g | Vitamin A: 1800IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1.8mg