Potatoes in Paper

Potatoes in Paper

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"An interesting twist to plain ol' baked potatoes. Bake your potatoes and onions in a pouch to stir things up a little!"


1 h 10 m servings 299 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 21 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 273 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut out 4 12x12 inch sheets of aluminum foil. Place one sliced potato, one sliced onion, 1 tablespoon butter and one slice of cheese on each aluminum foil square. Wrap the foil around the sides of the potatoes and onion to form a cup. Pour 1/4 cup of water into each pouch and fold the top of aluminum foil over the potatoes to close it.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 60 minutes.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I made these last night for dinner, and while you do have to think ahead a bit (perhaps an hour ahead isn't a lot for most people, but I'm much more of a "I'm hungry NOW, must eat" kind of chick...

These were great! Of course I tweeked them. I was in the mood for au grautin potatoes but, I didn't need the leftovers. So, here's what I did. Sliced the potatoes width wise, cut the onion i...

This is a great way to bake potatoes, however, I thought they needed more flavor. Plus the cheese stuck to the foil. When I make them again, I will add ranch dressing and salt, and maybe not u...

Method is fantastic; flavor needs work. I jazzed it up a little by using, instead of butter, herbed olive oil. Wow did this create an amazing smell and some delicious flavor. Next time, however,...

Very good recipe for company. I used parchment paper rather than foil so the cooking time was shorter. Guests loved it! Nice presentation, too. Bring the whole parchment packet to the table.

I love these. I season the potatoes and onions with salt and pepper and use grated cheese instead of cheese slices. They are sooo good. It seems that if you have enough moisture in the packet th...

I think this will be a great recipe for campouts with the Scouts.

Were ok, but not my favorite.

This was very good. I cooked it on the bbq and it came out real tender. I think I had it too close to the heat though, the bottoms of some of them burned. So next time I will put it on the to...