Hot-Dog Soup Recipe

Atkins Hot-Dog Soup
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy
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  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 6 ea beef hot dog
  • 0 1/2 cup fresh yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 2/3 cup beef broth
  • 1 3/4 cup tap water
  • 1 cup canned sauerkraut, in liquid
  • 1 tbsp sucralose artificial sweetener
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard, prepared
  • 1 ea dried bay leaf
  • 0 1/8 tsp table salt
  • 0 1/8 tsp black pepper, ground


  1. In a medium pot over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add chopped hot dogs and onions and sauté, stirring frequently, until hot dogs are browning and onions are soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth, water, sauerkraut (liquid and solids), sweetener, mustard, and bay leaf and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat if needed and simmer 5 minutes, until hot dogs are fully cooked and flavors have blended. Remove bay leaf, stir in salt and pepper, and serve while hot.
  3. One serving is about 1 ¾ cups soup. Garnish with additional mustard if desired.

Cooking Tip

Did you know that you can easily portion out and freeze soup to save for a busy night down the road? When ready to reheat, either microwave or heat up in a pot over the stove with a splash of water. In appreciation for user feedback, edits were made to this recipe February 2024.