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Meal in a Packet Recipe

Meal in a Packet Recipe

I came across this in my grandmother's recipe collection a few years back. It's easy to suit different people's tastes. --Jody Summersett, New Haven, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 8 medium carrots, julienned
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 envelope onion gravy mix
  • 2 firm fresh tomatoes, halved


  • 1. Shape beef into four patties. Place each on an ungreased 14-in. square of heavy-duty foil. Arrange carrots and green pepper around patties. Sprinkle with gravy mix. Place a tomato half, cut side down, on each patty. Fold foil around meat and vegetables; seal tightly. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each equals 262 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 438 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein.