Bacon & caramelised onion hot dogs

Maple bacon, caramelised onions and our Irresistible Cumberland sausages will make these hot dogs a summer favourite...


  • 6 rashers Co-op Irresistible air dry cured smoked streaky bacon
  • 1 tbsp Co-op pure Canadian maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Co-op unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 2 large red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp Co-op balsamic vinegar of Modena
  • 6 Chelmsford Star Cumberland Sausages
  • 6 Co-op white finger rolls
  • 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6
  • Arrange the bacon on a lined tray and bake for 12-15 mins, until beginning to crisp
  • Brush with the maple syrup and return to the oven for 3-5 mins more, until sticky
  • Meanwhile, heat the butter and oil in a frying pan and cook the onion over a low heat for 20 mins, stirring occasionally
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and cook for another 10 mins
  • Cook the sausages according to the pack instructions
  • Split the rolls and fill with the sausages and sticky onions
  • Finish each roll with a rasher of bacon and a sprinkling of chopped parsley to serve