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Dinner in a Packet Recipe

Dinner in a Packet Recipe

“Kids enjoy making this simple dinner as much as eating it,” notes Louise Graybiel of Toronto, Ontario. “I got the recipe years ago at Guide Camp.”

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Grill: 30 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 boneless pork loin chop (4 ounces)
  • 1 medium potato, sliced
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix


  • 1. Place the pork chop on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 14 in.). Top with potato, carrot and peas. Sprinkle with soup mix. Seal foil tightly.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 30-35 minutes or until meat juices run clear, turning occasionally. Carefully remove foil to allow steam to escape. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 packet (prepared with reduced-sodium onion soup mix) equals 481 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 43 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.