Podrão

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

In Rio De Janeiro, late-night noshers crowd around vintage VW vans that are now home to food trucks known for their Podrão (pronounced po’-drone). Hot dogs simmered in a tomato sauce with onions and peppers and then piled mile-high with every imagainable topping, Brazil's classic midnight snack is junk food at its finest.


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Serves:
Serves 12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR THE HOT DOG

2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
2 medium
white onion, thinly sliced
2 medium
green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
4 clove
garlic, minced
12
all-beef, pork or turkey hot dogs sliced into thirds
2
14.5-ounce can stewed tomatoes
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
12
hot dog buns
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

TOPPINGS

ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard
hard boiled quail eggs
canned peas and/or corn, drained and rinsed
grated parmesan cheese
french fried matchstick potatoes

Step-By-Step

1Warm the oil in a stock pot and add the onion, pepper and garlic. Cook, stirring until softened.

2Add the hot dogs, tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.

3Serve hot, scooping the sauce and a few hot dog segments into a bun with your choice of typical food truck toppings.