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Layered BBQ Salads With Grilled Hot Dogs

Prep: 25 min., Grill: 6 min. Pick up your favorite deli baked beans and coleslaw for a delicious, easy meal that comes together in minutes.

Southern Living BBQ on Tour APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings


  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 (16-oz.) package OSCAR MAYER Premium Jumbo Beef Franks
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided
  • 6 fully-cooked bacon slices
  • 2 cups deli baked beans
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 2 cups deli coleslaw
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 cup chopped plum tomatoes (about 3 medium tomatoes)
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • Toppings: sliced jalapeño peppers, pickled okra, freshly cracked pepper


Coat cold cooking grate of grill with cooking spray, and place on grill. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Brush hot dogs with 1 Tbsp. barbecue sauce.

Prepare bacon according to package directions; crumble.

Grill hot dogs, covered with grill lid, 6 to 8 minutes or to desired degree of doneness, turning occasionally. Cut hot dogs into bite-size pieces.

Stir together baked beans, cider vinegar, and remaining 1 Tbsp. barbecue sauce in a medium bowl. If desired, microwave bean mixture at HIGH 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring halfway through. Stir together coleslaw and pepper.

Divide hot dog slices among 8 (10-oz.) glasses. Top hot dogs evenly with bean mixture, coleslaw mixture, chopped tomatoes, green onions, and crumbled bacon. Serve with desired toppings.