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Meal in Foil

Meal in Foil

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
WALLEN

WALLEN

I brought this treat to my family after working as a Girl Scout leader. It's a great way to let kids make their own meal. You may make these packages as large as you want for hearty appetites, allowing a little more time for cooking. This is great for pool parties, camping, etc.

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  • Calories:
  • 687 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 38.8 g
  • 60%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.3g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 32 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 137 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. Lightly grease one side of a large piece of heavy foil.
  2. Form ground beef chuck into a patty, and place in the center of the foil's prepared side. Arrange potato, carrot and sweet onion around the beef. Top with butter. Salt and pepper to taste. Tightly seal the foil around the beef and vegetables.
  3. Place the sealed foil packet on the prepared grill. Turning frequently, cook approximately 30 minutes, or to desired doneness.
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Reviews

Theresa V.
28

Theresa V.

10/26/2005

This is also a family favorite left over from scouting days. Try this - omit the butter and add some chopped celery. Bake in the oven @ 375 for one hour. I've also used chicken breast with great results.

Holly
27

Holly

3/23/2007

A good base, but could have used some more flavor. When we go camping, we do something similar but over the campfire. Try adding fresh green beans, canned corn, mushrooms, garlic powder, and seasoned salt instead of regular. The addition of the extra veggies make the meat go further as well as add nutrition.

Brado
21

Brado

3/2/2008

This general recipe is good, I just have a few comments for people trying this one for the first time. I think that if you have hot coals 30 min. is a bit long. Also, you should experiment with a variety of vegetables. If your meat or veggies come out a too dry, try using meat with higher fat percentage or add a few drops of water before cooking next time. Lastly, for those who think this recipe is a bit bland, I've always put a bouillon cube in for some flavor. Good luck.

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