Beer Braised French Onion Hot Dog

Beer Braised French Onion Hot Dog
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25
  • Servings: 6

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1 Onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) Pure maple syrup
2 cups cups (500 mL) Creemore Springs urBock beer (or strong, dark ale)
6 Schneiders® Juicy Jumbos Original Wieners
6 Hot Dog Buns
6 Hot Dog Buns (There are 2 types of buns listed.)
1/3 cup (80 mL) Softened butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) Grated Trois Pistole cheese
1 tbsp (15 mL) Chopped parsley
1 tsp (5 mL) Paprika


HEAT olive oil in a large skillet over medium. Add onions and cook over medium-low for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in maple syrup and remove from heat.

PLACE beer in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Add the wieners and cook for about 5 minutes or until heated through.

BUTTER the outside of each bun and place in a skillet on medium heat. Grill for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.

PREHEAT broiler to high.

ASSEMBLE hot dogs by placing a beer-braised wiener on each grilled bun. Top with fried onions and cheese. Place under the broiler for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly. Sprinkle with parsley and paprika before serving.


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