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Fried Onions for Hotdogs

The LiberEat Team all agree that the ultimate hotdog topping is fried caramelised onions. They are so easy to make and top a vegan hotdog perfectly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: caramelised onions, hotdog toppings
Servings: 4 hotdogs
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Cara


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 20 g vegan butter we used Vitalife Dairy Free Spread
  • 6 red onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard


  • Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan on medium heat, once hot, add the chopped onions and fry for 20-25 minutes until they become very soft.
  • Turn up the heat slightly, add the sugar and mustard until they are caramelised. This should take around 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Place it on top of the hotdog! Enjoy!