Campfire Foil Onion

Campfire Foil Onion


"Came up this at a cookout. Yummy treat. Can be made in an oven also."


25 m servings 134 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 509 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Set peeled onion upright on a sheet of foil. Make several deep slices in the onion without cutting completely through the onion.
  2. Pour butter over the onion. Sprinkle with seasoned salt, salt, pepper, and garlic pepper. Place the onion on a grill directly above a hot campfire, and cook until the onion is soft, about 20 minutes.


  • Oven Cooking Instructions
  • If cooking in an oven, bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees) until onion is soft, about 30-40 minutes.
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  1. 29 Ratings


Awesome! If you like French onion Soup then you will LOVE this recipe! I do mine a weee bit different, I buy the biggest vidillia onion & cut the "core" on top out. Squirt butter in the hole, a ...

I've made these for years, I leave skin on ,make cuts almost to root sprinkle with parm chesse. Skins keep onion from burning when buired in coals and peel right off when cooked. Try different h...

This recipe is very much like the one called 'Grilled Onions' on this site - they are both wonderful! I usually make them when I'm cooking corn on the grill. I always cut out a little notch of o...

This is an awesome recipe! I've made it while camping and at home in the oven. The recipe is great as-is, but even better if you add a beef boullion cube in the center along with a few drops o...

We think these are great and make them just about everytime we cook out. I use spray butter to cut the calories and also throw in a heaping teaspoon of minced garlic.

These was very good and I plan to make them again and again. They were very decadent, and the flavor was just perfect (although they needed additional salt at the table in spite of what I though...

This is very good to make when camping. It doesn't get soggy but is tender. I will definately use this in my campfire cooking lineup again and again. BTW it is so easy to make.

I love to cook over the campfire at our family place in the PA mountains and I am always looking for a new idea. This site has lots of good campfire goodies. I made the onion to put ontop of bur...

Tastes liked cooked onion and nothing more.