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Prosciutto Pesto Hot Dog - with blistered fresh mozzarealla, and crispy fried prosciutto!!

Prosciutto Pesto Hot Dog

  • Author: Megan Keno
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Italian


Get a little Italian in your life with this twist – a prosciutto pesto hot dog with blistered fresh mozzarella, fresh pesto and crispy fried prosciutto!


Units Scale
  • 4 All Beef Hot Dogs
  • 4 High Quality Buns
  • 6 ounces Fresh Mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup Pesto, divided
  • 3 ounces Prosciutto, sliced thinly and fried until crispy
  • 1/2 cup Marinated Artichoke Hearts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise


  1. Heat the grill over medium heat. When heated completely add on hot dogs, and reduce heat to low. Grill until cooked through.
  2. In an oven proof skillet, fry the sliced prosciutto until crispy. Drain on a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
  3. While hot dogs are grilling, in a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, and 1/2 of the pesto until combined to create a faux aioli. Set aside. Also chop the marinated artichoke hearts.
  4. In the last minute on the grill, top the hot dogs with thin slices of the mozzarella and remove once the cheese is melted. Toast buns.
  5. To assemble, spread pesto aioli onto the toasted buns. Top with mozzarella covered hot dog. Top with crispy prosciutto, artichoke hearts, and the remaining fresh pesto.
  6. Serve.

Keywords: Hot Dog, Grilling, Recipe, Prosciutto, Pesto, Mozzarella