From classic coleslaw to terrific grilled corn on the cob, here are seven simple sides to serve with hot dogs.

By F&W Editors
Updated May 23, 2017
Corn on the Cob with Seasoned Salts. Photo © Con Poulos
Credit: © Con Poulos

Hot dogs are some of the easiest things to throw on the grill. The best thing to do with all the time you just freed up? Make a slew of simple sides for hot dogs. There are plenty of classic BBQ sides to choose from, and summery seasonal options like salads, too. But when it comes to the ideal sides for hot dogs, we recommend sticking with iconic favorites that feel just right alongside your dogs and buns.

Pro tip: For the best hot dog experience, follow F&W grill master Justin Chapple's advice and cut hot dogs into spirals to ensure that condiments like relish and mustard stay in perfect, meaty grooves.

From classic coleslaw to terrific grilled corn on the cob, here are our favorite simple sides to serve with hot dogs.

A trio of salts flavors this simple grilled corn.

This crunchy, creamy coleslaw is perfect with hot dogs or any type of barbecue.

Grilled asparagus, zucchini and eggplant star in this easy, vegetarian dish.

These quick, one-bite mac and cheeses are great for a crowd.

Baby potatoes, which have a naturally sweet flavor and creamy texture, are excellent in this quick salad.

It doesn't get any better than Bobby Flay's incredible fries.

Ready in just 15 minutes, this healthy salad pairs blanched corn and green beans.

It might seem tricky to make your own chips, but the results are more than worth it.

A simple, herb-packed tomato salad is the perfect partner for smoky, savory hot dogs.