Zucchini Weenies: A Healthier Corn Dog?

I just had to giggle when I saw this corn dog recipe from BetsyLife — a hot dog, inside a zucchini, inside a fried layer of batter! Does the zucchini cancel out the deep-frying? Is this a healthier, happier corn dog?

Well, regardless of how you feel about it, you have to give props for the idea — and for the execution. Check out how she got the hot dog inside the zucchini: A power tool was involved!

Get the recipe: Fair Fare: Zucchini Weenies at BetsyLife

The idea of biting into hot, juicy zucchini inside fried batter actually sounds delicious — have you ever tried something like this?

Related: How To Make Corndogs At Home

(Image: BetsyLife)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.