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Hot Dog Baked Potatoes For Bonfire Night

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Our easy hot dog baked potatoes are perfect for feeding a crowd this Bonfire Night. Warming, filling and topped with delicious roasted tomato and chilli salsa

Why You’ll LOVE This Recipe

Easy to make – oven baked potatoes topped with hot dogs and a simple homemade tomato salsa is super easy to make. And easy to scale up if you’re feeding a crowd. Plus you can tailor to your guests, so you can easily swap to gluten free or vegetarian.

Family friendly – the whole family can enjoy these tasty jacket potato hotdogs.Great for autumn parties, bonfires and BBQs.

Add your own toppings – throwing a Bonfire party? Create a hot dog baked potato bar – add the baked potatoes, hotdogs and loads of your favourite hot dog toppings so people can create their own hot dog feast!

Hot Dog Baked Potatoes Recipe

Makes – 8 

Prep Time – 10 minutes 

Cook Time – approx 1 Hour 30 minutes

Total Time – approx 1 Hour 40 minutes 

Our Most Popular Alternative – Chilli Dogs

Make It Quicker – use shop bought salsa

Image shows several hot dog baked potatoes next to a jar of salsa and a pumpkin

Equipment Needed

  • Fork
  • Baking tray for the sausages
  • Tablespoon

Ingredients For Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

You’ll just need a handful of tasty ingredients to make these easy Bonfire Night baked potato hot dogs.

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For The Roasted Tomato Salsa

  • 8 vine tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper – seeds removed
  • 3 shallots – peeled an halved
  • 1 red chilli
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper

For The Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

  • 8 large baking potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 pork sausages
Image shows several hot dog baked potatoes

How To Make Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

For the roasted tomato salsa

Step One – preheat the oven

Step Two – prepare the vegetables for roasting

  • Halve the vine tomatoes and, chop the bell pepper and slice the shallots in half. Place them into a baking tray and tuck the garlic cloves amongst the vegetables.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Image shows several tomatoes in a pan with some onion, pepper, chilli and garlic

Step Three – roast the salsa vegetables

  • Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes or until they turning golden brown and looking like they’re starting to caramelise.
  • Then remove from the oven and leave to cool for a while. Before blitzing to a chunky salsa consistency using a food processor.
Image shows several tomatoes in a pan with some onion, pepper, chilli and garlic

For the hot dog baked potatoes

Step One – prepare the potatoes for baking

  • Scrub and dry the potatoes. Prick all over with a fork.
  • Then rub the skins with a little olive oil. Just using your hands is fine.

Step Two – bake the potatoes in the oven

  • Bake in the oven on 200C for around 1 hour 30 minutes or until the potatoes are soft when you squeeze them. Larger potatoes may take longer and smaller potatoes less time.

Step Three – cook the sausages

  • Cook the pork sausages as per the packet instructions – you can BBQ, pan-fry, air fry or cook in the oven.

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Image shows several hot dog baked potatoes next to a jar of salsa

To Serve

  • Split open the baked potatoes, add butter if you like and fluff the potato up a little.
  • Add the cooked sausages, and top with the roasted tomato salsa.

Recipe Tips And Ingredient Add-Ins

Make it quicker! You can make this recipe quicker by using hot dog sausages instead of proper butchers pork sausages. And you can use frozen jacket potatoes and shop bought salsa.

Make it vegetarian – Swap the pork sausages for your favourite plant based sausages to create a vegetarian Bonfire Feast!

Use the air fryer – just cooking for four? Use the air fryer to make baked potatoes and air fry your sausages.

How to get crispy skinned baked potatoes – if you like your potato skins to crisp up and taste oh so good, just rub them with oil before baking and add a sprinkling of fine salt to the outsides too.

Hotdog topping ideas – if you’re creating a hot dog baked potato bar – try adding some more tasty toppings to choose from. Home cooked chilli, shredded cheese, mustard, chopped dill pickles, charred corn all work really well for bonfire parties.

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Yield: Makes 8

Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

Image shows several hot dog baked potatoes

Dig into some proper comfort food this Bonfire Night with our easy hot dog baked potatoes recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes

Ingredients

For The Roasted Tomato Salsa

  • 8 vine tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper - seeds removed
  • 3 shallots - peeled an halved
  • 1 red chilli
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper

For The Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

  • 8 large baking potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 pork sausages

Instructions

For The Roasted Tomato Salsa

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6
  2. Halve the vine tomatoes and, chop the bell pepper and slice the shallots in half. Place them into a baking tray and tuck the garlic cloves amongst the vegetables. Image shows several tomatoes in a pan with some onion, pepper, chilli and garlic
  3. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  4. Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes or until they turning golden brown and looking like they're starting to carameliese. Image shows several tomatoes in a pan with some onion, pepper, chilli and garlic
  5. Remove from the oven and leave to cool for a while.
  6. Then blitz into a thick puree using a food processor.

For The Hot Dog Baked Potatoes

  1. Scrub and dry the potatoes. Prick all over with a fork.
  2. Then rub the sknis with a little olive oil.
  3. Bake in the oven on 200C for around 1 hour 30 minutes or until the potatoes are soft when you squeeze them.
  4. Cook the pork sausages as per the packet instructions - you can BBQ, pan-fry, air fry or cook in the oven.

To Serve

  1. Split open the baked potatoes, add butter if you like and fluff the potato up a litttle.
  2. Add the cooked sausages, and top with the roasted tomato salsa.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 505Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 501mgCarbohydrates: 77gFiber: 9gSugar: 9gProtein: 18g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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