Here is my very own kosher version of the NYC Shake Shack’s Chicago Hot Dog.

Duration: 25 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 4


  • 8 beef hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 on-the-vine tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 English cucumber, quartered lengthwise, then sliced
  • 1 kosher dill pickle, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon celery salt
  • Sweet relish
  • Yellow mustard


1. Cook hot dogs according to package instructions.

2. In a medium bowl, mix tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, pickles, poppy seeds, and celery salt.

3. Place the buns on a serving platter. Place a hot dog on each bun with 2 tablespoons of the tomato mixture, and relish and mustard to taste.

4. Serve with Shoestring French Fries.

Recipe Courtesy of Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes by Jamie Geller (Feldheim 2010)  

Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the “Queen of Kosher” (CBS) and the “Jewish Rachael Ray” (New York Times), she’s the creative force behind and “JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller” magazine. Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their six super kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen – quickly. Check out her new book, JOY of KOSHER Fast, Fresh Family Recipes.

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