Hobo Dinner Recipe
- 1/4 pound ground beef
- 1 potato, sliced
- 1 carrot, sliced
- 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1 sheet heavy-duty aluminum foil (18 inches x 13 inches)
- Salt and pepper to taste, optional
- 1. Shape beef into a patty; place in the center of foil with potato, carrot and onion. Sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired. Fold foil over and seal well; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Open foil carefully. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: Dinner may also be grilled, covered, over medium coals for 45-60 minutes or until potato is tender.
1 each: 374 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 27g protein.
Reviews for Hobo Dinner
"I use Yukon gold potatoes ( no need to peel) thinly sliced, onion and mushrooms also thinly sliced. When the ingredients are on the foil I add our favorite bbq sauce on top. It drips down into the veggies and is delicious."
"I made these using a Debbie Meyer Grilling bag instead of foil, worked great!"
"Instead of salt and pepper i use the onion dip mix sprinkle a little in each bag gives it great flavor"
"I used to make these with Ground turkey meat and green beans and potatoes...I loved them, I need to start making these again. Thanks for the reminder :)"
"Really tasty family loves it and its really easy to make"
"Very good! Added 1 TBSP dry onion soup mix & a drizzle of A1 to each packet."
"I grew up on this 1. We always put chopped green peppers in ours as well. Gives it a much better flavor. So easy, fast and cheep meal."
"made this and was extremely blah, so I tweaked it a little. I added some worcerterershire sauce,egg, garlic powder,chopped red and green peppers, and some Japanese panko crumbs to the hamburger mix and then layered it like someone suggested. I put the carrots on the bottom then the potatoes, onions and then the hamburg patty. cooked it for the time stated and got some flavor. Still not excellen, but a good small dinner. Will make again, just not too soon."
"My family loves this, especially my dad who is a big meat-and-potatoes guy. We like to serve corn with it, it adds a little sweetness."
"I always put my potatoes and carrots on the bottom...then the onions, (green pepper is also good to add here) a little minced garlic, and then the hamburger on top. Of course you can season this with salt and pepper. This way the juices flow down through the veggies and flavor them. Yummy EVERY time!"
"I love this! So easy when you're short on time. Any veggies can be substituted for the carrot and potato."
"Great recipe. I use to make these at camp. I loved them then and it still tastes as good out of a oven as it does the campfire. Thanks for bringing back those memories and showing me a new way to make it!"
"I like to make this over a campfire. I just spray the foil with Pam before adding the ingredients and throw it on the fire for half an hour."
"easy, tasty meal. I used garlic salt on the burger and seasoned salt on the potatoes."
"great meal either in oven or on the grill.very tasty."