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Nitza Villapol’s Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog Recipe

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Nitza Villapol’s Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog Recipe

The recipe for Nitza Villapol’s Cheeseburger is from her cookbook “Cocina Al Minuto”. The recipe is actually called “Perros Rellenos” which loosely translate to stuffed dogs.


  • 1 pack of hot dogs (we used Hebrew National)
  • 8 Slices of Bacon
  • 4 slices of Cheese (we used Velveeta)
  • 1 Small can of Potato Sticks
  • 8 Hot Dog Buns (we used Potato Bread)
  • 32 Toothpicks
  • Ketchup & Mustard


Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Step 2: Cut the Hot dogs length wise about half way in.

Step 3: Slice each cheese slice into 4 equal long strands

Step 4: Stuff cheese into hot dog cavity

LC Hot Dog Cheese

Step 5: Wrap each hot dog with one piece of bacon and use toothpicks to hold bacon in place

LC Hot Dog Cheese Wrapped

Step 6:  Place wrapped hot dogs on a cookie sheet and into preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes

LC Hot Dog Done

Step 7: Remove Toothpicks (important step)

Step 8: Place on Hot Dog Buns and top with potato sticks, ketchup and mustard.

LC Hot Dog

This recipe was originally part of the post entitled “An afternoon in the kitchen of the Christina/Nitza Project

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