Vegan Hotdogs

Vegan Hotdogs are a great replacement for the real thing. The smoky flavor, the smooth texture and the best part is that they are guilt free  Add ketchup, mustard and pickles on your favorite bun, it can't get any better and comforting than that! It is super healthy,  loaded with fibers, vitamins and protein that will keep you satisfied longer.

But most importantly, pretty easy to make. You can freeze it and thaw when you are ready to eat. It is a great option for working people, who needs to have a quick made dinner, or take a homemade nutritious lunch. Instead of buying the processed one at the store, you can make it yourself. No preservatives, less sodium - much better for you.



1 cup yellow split pea

2 cups boiling water


3 1/2 cups cooked quinoa

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 teaspoon coriander

1/4 teaspoon cardamon

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons paprika

1 tablespoon arrowroot

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 teaspoon vegetable base

2 tablespoons olive oil 

1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke





In a sauce pan add yellow split pea, water and salt. Cook until all the water has completely soaked into the split peas.

In a food processor add quinoa, cooked split pea, cumin, turmeric, coriander, cardamon, garlic powder, paprika, arrowroot, soy sauce, vegetable base, olive oil, liquid smoke, salt and pepper. Mix until very smooth. Set a side.

Prepare 12 sheets of aluminum foil, about 12"x5". Lay on a surface and spray with olive oil. The mixture should be enough for a bout 12 hot dogs. You can use a large ice cream scoop, to help with measure, an evenly sized hot dogs.

Spread the mixture with wet hands, roll the aluminum foil and twist the sides like a candy wrap. 

Bake at 375F for about 25 minutes. Let it cool before serving. You can also freeze them and eat later.

Serve on your favorite bun with mustard, ketchup, and spicy pickles.