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Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs (Gluten Free)

Gluten free and low carb eaters can enjoy these Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs. Seared bratwurst sausages on a tender sweet potato. A fun and healthy hot dog alternative.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Johnsonville Sausage. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Let’s face it, with Father’s Day right around of the corner many of us have the difficult task of purchasing a gift for dad. Gifts already require a bit of guessing or luck, but for some reason it’s even more difficult on Father’s Day.

Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill

This year I found a fun kitchen appliance perfect for any meat lover in your life. The Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill is your foolproof way to perfectly cooked sausages, every time, without any effort or hands-on time.

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To test it out I created a unique recipe besides merely putting a sausage on a bun with toppings. For those gluten-free dads, you can now enjoy these Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs.

Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs recipe (Gluten Free) - www.platingpixels.comThese gluten free sausage dogs totally look like the real thing. You’d almost think these were sitting atop real buns. Enjoy them like a regular hot dog, or for less messy eating use a fork and knife.

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Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs

Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs recipe at-a-glance:

Flavor profiles: Tangy, citrusy, tart and very sweet.
Texture: Dense, chewy cookie crust topped with creamy lemon curd.

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Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs (Gluten Free)

Gluten free modified bratwurst sausage over a sweet potato "bun"
Course Sausage Dog
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizers with sausage, easy sausage dish, sweet potato recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 414kcal
Servings 5
Author: Matt Ivan
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  • 5 Johnsonville Bratwurst Sausages
  • 5 medium sized sweet potatoes
  • ¼ diced red onion
  • 5 tablespoons mustard
  • 5 tablespoons ketchup
  • 5 tablespoons relish
  • Cheese or other preferred toppings


  • Place bratwursts in the Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill, close lid and turn on to cook. In 15 minutes they will be perfectly cooked.
  • Meanwhile: scrub and clean sweet potatoes. Poke holes with a fork and microwave on high about 7 minutes, rotating halfway, or until just tender (or roast them in oven at 425 F. for about 30 minutes).
  • Allow potatoes to cool slightly. Slice vertically down center without cutting in half to create a bun. Top with cooked bratwurst and desired toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs (Gluten Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 414 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 1221mg53%
Potassium 525mg15%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 18555IU371%
Vitamin C 4.4mg5%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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