Photo of Chicago-Style Hot Dogs by WW

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
19 min
12 min
7 min
Loaded hot dogs are usually a nutrition nightmare but the toppings on this Chicago-style dog are nice and light, crunchy and sweet.


Fat-free beef or pork hot dog(s)

4 item(s)

Reduced calorie hot dog bun(s)

4 item(s)

Unsweetened dill pickle(s)

4 tbsp(s)

Plum tomato(es)

½ medium, cut into 4 thin slices, each slice halved


2 tsp(s), or to taste

Sweet pickle relish

4 tsp(s), or to taste

Uncooked onion(s)

8 tsp(s), chopped, or to taste


4 item(s), chopped

Celery seed

1 pinch, optional


  1. Heat outdoor grill to medium-high (or grill pan over medium-high heat).
  2. Grill hot dogs, turning as needed until lightly charred, about 7 minutes. Add buns to grill during last minute of cook time and grill until lightly toasted.
  3. Place hot dogs in toasted buns. Arrange 1 pickle slice on 1 side and 2 pieces tomato on other side of each hot dog. Spread each hot dog with 2ml (1/2 teaspoon) mustard and then top each with 5ml (1 teaspoon) relish and 10ml (2 teaspoons) onion. Top each with a chopped pepperoncini pepper and sprinkle with celery seeds, if desired.
  4. Yields 1 hot dog per serving