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mac and cheese hot dog with cranberry ketchup_hot for food

mac & cheese hot dog with cranberry ketchup

It's two comfort foods in one! This hot dog smothered with mac & cheese is everything childhood dreams are made of.

Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword hot dog, vegan mac and cheese, veggie dog
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 to 6
Author Lauren Toyota


cranberry ketchup

  • 1 C canned cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 C white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • pinch sea salt


  • 1 box vegan cheddar style boxed mac & cheese


  1. In a small sauce pan, heat all ingredients for the cranberry ketchup together over medium heat and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare boxed mac and cheese as per instructions on the package or to your liking.

  3. Add mac and cheese on top of hot dog and drizzle with cranberry ketchup.

Recipe Notes

I picked up a box of the Earth Balance Mac & Cheese in the U.S. You can also look for other vegan friendly boxed mac like Daiya Cheezey Mac cheddar style or Road's End Organics Mac & Chreese