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BBQ Hot Dog & Potato Packs Recipe

BBQ Hot Dog & Potato Packs Recipe

For these nifty foil packs, small hands make quick work of topping potato wedges with a hot dog, onions and cheese. — Kelly Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated red potato wedges
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  • 1. Divide potato wedges among four pieces of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Top each with a hot dog, onion wedges and cheese. Drizzle with barbecue sauce. Fold foil around mixture, sealing tightly.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium heat 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 293 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 1227mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein

Reviews for BBQ Hot Dog & Potato Packs

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Reviewed May. 20, 2016

"Easy, delicious. Nuff said!"

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2015

"What a wonderful surprise, I had the ingredients on hand and needed a quick meal to take out to the folks. This was gobbled up by the kids and adults. I did not use quite as much BBQ sauce just for my tastes. I used fresh potatoes, and they cooked so nicely. I was so pleased . I will be making this for our camping trips."

Reviewed Jul. 5, 2014

"easy and delicious"

Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

"Cloudy day today and this will be great on the grill if it rains as don't have to stand over it. I have Italian Sausages and sweet Potatoes that I will sub. So glad I saw this as I am sure it is wonderful."

Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"This was very good! So easy, I love packets like this. Will be making again. Made in the oven and when the weather gets nicer, will try them on the grill!!"

Reviewed Oct. 2, 2013

"Simple, easy, delicious! I'm wary of using too much processed meat in my home, but this was worth a splurge! We made ours on the grill and subbed some idaho potatoes that had been microwaved for two minutes."

Reviewed Sep. 8, 2013

"I loved how cheap and easy this meal was to make!"

Reviewed Aug. 2, 2013

"Used a German Knockwurst...very good and easy. Loved the clean up...crumple and dump!!!"

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"This was tasty and simple. I substituted canned potatoes since I couldn't find refrigerated ones. One person doesn't like onions so the individual packs made it easy to omit them."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"These little "packs" are delicious and so much fun to make! My family enjoyed customizing their packs by adding ingredients of their choice, including bell pepper strips. We will definitely make this recipe again!"

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2013

"This was so much fun! I used (fully cooked) chicken sausage instead of hot dogs. Plus I added peppers and a few other vegetables to the potatoes. I was in a hurry so just quickly handed the foil packet to my husband and told him to put it on the grill for 15 minutes. He didn't tend to it much either because he was doing a few other things. Still turned out great."

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"Instead of using the refrigerated red potatoes, I used the regular ones and microwaved them for a couple of minutes. This worked out well especially if the refrigerated red potatoes are unavailable."

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2013

"I hadn't planned on liking this, but it was really tasty and we'll definitely do it again. I didn't have refrigerated potatoes so I parboiled a couple quartered russets, and substituted smoked sausage for the hot dogs. Very quick and easy meal - thanks for sharing the recipe!"

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2013

"My young sons loved this. I used Polska Kielbasa instead of plain ol' hot dogs for a zestier flavor. I do recommend spraying the foil with oil first as our food stuck to the bottom of our packs. I'll definitely make this again. A very easy meal for home or away."

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