One at a time, grind the pork, beef, and fat cubes through the fine blade of a meat grinder. wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards. Parboil the links (but don't separate them) in simmering water for 20 minutes. Get easy-to-follow, delicious recipes delivered right to your inbox. Don't have a blender? 4 feet sheep casings (or small hog casings, about 1 1/2-inch diameter). And 2. Once stuffed, par-boil the hot dogs in gently simmering water for 25 minutes. Homemade hot dogs aren't as difficult to make as you might think. Bring to a boil over high heat. The great thing about making your own hot dogs is that you can control what goes into them. This will flush out any salt in the casing and help you spot any breaks. Grind the pork, beef, and fat cubes through the fine blade separately. In a large bowl, combine the pureed seasonings with the meat and mix with your hands. You can store them in the fridge for 3 to 4 days or freeze them for up to 6 months. Reduce the heat and simmer the hot dogs until they're cooked through. The good news is you can make healthier choices by knowing the ingredients to avoid in your hot dogs. The larger and thicker the hot dogs are, the more time you'll have to simmer them. If you really can’t stand to see another ad again, then please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Leave the casing in the water and vinegar solution until you are ready to use it. In just an hour, you can whip up some delicious hot dogs in your kitchen. All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published, This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. The hot dogs can be kept refrigerated for up to a week before eating. Here's how I make healthy hot dogs. Rinse it well and drain before stuffing. A blender or coffee grinder works just as well for grinding the oats. I can not help but think that if you had told me when I started Healthy Green Kitchen that someday I’d be making hot dogs for this blog, I would have laughed in your face. Note: While there are multiple steps to this recipe, the hot dogs are broken down into workable categories to help you better plan for preparation and cooking. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/9\/97\/Make-Healthier-Hot-Dogs-Step-1.jpg\/v4-460px-Make-Healthier-Hot-Dogs-Step-1.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/9\/97\/Make-Healthier-Hot-Dogs-Step-1.jpg\/aid8890531-v4-728px-Make-Healthier-Hot-Dogs-Step-1.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":352,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"557","licensing":"

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