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Indd 55 1/18/12 2:46 PM Lunch Mondo Dogs 2 pounds lean ground beef 1 small yellow onion, diced (or 2 teaspoons onion powder) 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon oregano ½ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 8 cheddar bratwursts 16 bacon strips 8 hoagie rolls Condiments: catsup, mustard, mayonnaise, pickle relish Tip: These are extremely filling, and each dog is divided in half in this recipe to produce reasonable serving sizes. “The boys scoffed at the idea of a ‘burger-dog,’ so the adults made them for lunch one day, ostensibly for the leaders only.
The bacon helps hold the burger-dog together and should cover the outside of the dog in a crisscross pattern. Secure the bacon strips in place with toothpicks. On the grill or over the fire, cook for about 20 to 25 minutes, rotating occasionally and controlling flare-ups. The outsides should be covered in crispy bacon once they are ready, but use a food thermometer to be sure bratwurst is fully cooked to 165°F. Serve on hoagie rolls with your favorite condiments. In a very large skillet, brown ground beef with the diced onions.