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Octopus and Seaweed (Hot dogs and Ramen Noodles)


Hot Dog octopus on a bed of seaweed

  • 1 (3 ounce) packages beef-flavor ramen noodles
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 5 drops green food coloring
  • mustard
  • ketchup



  1. In saucepan, bring 1 – 1 1/2 cups water to boil.
  2. Add noodles and contents of package.
  3. Boil 3-4 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, add 4 inches of water to a large saucepan, bring to boil.
  5. Cut each hot dog into 8 strips to within 2 inches of one end.

    Hot Dog after it is cut

  6. Drop into boiling water.
  7. Cook till heated through.
  8. Add food coloring to noodles and drain if necessary. Place noodles on serving plate.
  9. Top with hot dog, standing up.
  10. Add eyes and mouth with ketchup and mustard.



Kids loved it at the Southlake Central Market Cooking School! Check out the pictures on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pstwentyfour


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