Step-By-Step: Hot Dog Sea Monsters

Get the Recipe: Hot Dog Sea Monsters

Before you head out for trick-or-treating, gobble up this quick hot dog and veggie supper, all wrapped up in a buttery crescent roll. Here’s how:

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 1

Cut lengthwise through 1 end of each hot dog, about one-third of the way.

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 2

Rotate and cut perpendicularly to the first cut, to create four “tentacles.”

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 3

Simmer in boiling water until tentacles curl and separate, 2 to 3 minutes.

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 4

Cut a blanched kale leaf into two or three long pieces and wrap around each hot dog, weaving through the tentacles.

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 5

Spread crescent roll dough with mustard, top with a hot dog, and roll up snugly. Bake at 350°F for 16 to 18 minutes on a parchment-paper-lined baking sheet.

Hot Dog Sea Monsters Step 6

Cut our slits for mouth and eyes. Insert small pieces of kale stems for eyes. Dot tentacles with relish “sea slime.”

If you make these silly guys, show them off on Instagram by tagging with #WFMDish! 

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