Turkey Franks

Teach Hot Dogs New Tricks with 3 Turkey Frank Recipes​

Students love hot dogs, but they don’t have to always live under ketchup and mustard. These turkey frank recipes add fun twists using tangy pineapple, warm tortillas and zesty seasonings to keep your menu delightfully surprising—and even open the door for students who don’t eat beef or pork. 

On top of all that, these turkey franks have reduced sodium1 and are naturally cured with no nitrates2, giving them a better nutritional profile than traditional dogs.

Hawaiian Hotdog with Pineapple Salsa

Bring the beach vibes to the cafeteria with a sweet, tangy pineapple salsa and a creamy topping sauce with a kick.

You’ll need these:

Whole grain hotdog bun

Salsa: pineapple tidbits, red onion, cilantro, lime juice

Spicy cream sauce: plain yogurt, sriracha

Serve the sauce separate to let your students add as much or as little as they’d like.

Hot Dog Taquito with Corn Chips

Start a fiesta on every tray with a Mexican-inspired taquito lineup using thick turkey franks, unquestionably tempting dipping sauces, and a side of tortilla chips.

You’ll need these:

Whole grain tortilla

Shredded cheddar cheese

Whole grain corn chips


Entice with extra flavor via a side of salsa, guacamole, sour cream or queso cheese sauce.

Sheet Pan Frank with Roasted Veggies

Well balanced and filling, this kielbasa-inspired recipe is seasoned, savory and soooo tasty.

You’ll need these:

Red potatoes


Pepper and onion blend

Garlic and onion powders

Italian herb seasoning, paprika and black pepper

Whole grain dinner roll

Love these turkey frank recipes? Frankly, we agree. If you need any other ideas about how to excite your menu, reach out to your sales rep.

1 60% less sodium than our regular turkey franks, sodum reduced from 700mg to 260mg per serving
2 except those naturally found in celery juice


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