Hot Diggity Dogs

Author: Recipes_kw
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Fights Diabetes: Low Sugars!
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 259.48 kcal


  • Stove
  • Food Processor


  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/4 cup chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 1/4 cup sparkling water
  • 3/4 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 4 buns hot dog buns whole wheat, no bleached flour, no preservatives


  • In a large pan heat the canola oil to medium heat. Saute the onion and garlic till soft.
  • Stir in cumin and fennel seeds cooking till spices are toasted.
  • In a food processor, add chickpeas, onion garlic mix, tomato paste, salt, thyme, paprika, soy sauce, and water; pulse until sauce like. Add vital wheat gluten to sauce and mix until a ball forms.
  • Add a steaming basket to a large pot with a couple of inches of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Divide the ball mixture into 4 equal parts. Roll and press each part into a "sausage" shape. Cut 4 pieces of parchment paper and 4 pieces of foil. Wrap each "sausage" in a piece of parchment paper, then in a piece of foil, twist off at the ends.
  • Place each bundle in a steamer basket and cook for about 20 minutes, flip then cook another 20 minutes.
  • Remove from basket and let cool before removing from foil.
  • Place in hot dog buns and cover with your favorite condiments. Enjoy!


Serves up well with baked sweet potato fries.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Hot Diggity Dogs
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 259.48 Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 0.28g2%
Sodium 434.57mg19%
Potassium 119.61mg3%
Carbohydrates 33.5g11%
Fiber 3.2g13%
Sugar 4.96g6%
Protein 22.95g46%
Vitamin A 69.89IU1%
Vitamin B1 0.01mg1%
Vitamin B2 0.12mg7%
Vitamin B3 1.44mg7%
Vitamin B5 0.03mg0%
Vitamin B6 0.08mg4%
Vitamin C 2.72mg3%
Vitamin E 0.51mg3%
Vitamin K 3.9µg4%
Calcium 115.44mg12%
Copper 0.06mg3%
Folate 19.98µg5%
Iron 3.35mg19%
Manganese 0.17mg9%
Magnesium 12.35mg3%
Phosphorus 34.27mg3%
Selenium 0.76µg1%
Zinc 0.26mg2%
Ess-Methionine 13.71mg
Ess-Tryptophan 10.81mg
Ess-Threonine 40.92mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 55.6mg
Ess-Arginine 91.4mg
Ess-Lysine 68.36mg
Ess-Leucine 72.68mg
Ess-Isoleucine 44.81mg
Ess-Histidine 28.7mg
Ess-Valine 44.53mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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