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Tin Foil Dinners

This is our all time favorite meal in our house. Simple, quick and so Yummy!! We often make these ahead of time to take up camping, or just take supplies to make up at the camp ground. They are 1000 times better on a camp fire!

Ingredients:
1 lb of hamburger patties (or ground hamburger formed into patties)
1 can of corn (or 1/2 bag frozen corn)
Half of an onion
4 potatoes(cut into cubes)
1 can of cream of mushroom soup
1 envelope onion soup mix
tin foil
(You can pretty much add whatever you want to these, if we have carrots, I add them. Play around, they are very versatile.)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Tear off 4 pieces of tin foil about a foot to a foot and a half long. Spray each with non stick spray.
Layer in each piece of foil:
hamburger patty
1 potato
onion
corn
1/4 of the onion soup packet
spoon full of butter
season to your liking. I use salt, pepper, garlic powder and basil.

Fold into a little bundle.

Repeat for the other 3.

I put them on a cookie sheet and bake for 1 hour.

You, my friend, will not be sorry!

Comments

  1. I love doing this. Something I learned in Girl Scouts, many moons ago! lol And your right... just something better about it when you cook it outside.

    Love the new blog header! *hugs*

    Debbie

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  2. Great idea! And I love that it is a meal that my 13 yr old son could put together by himself.

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  3. Debbie- I learned from my boy scout cousins haha! And thank you, I'm still trying to decide if I like it...

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  4. jskell911- they are awesome, the flavor is so yummy. If you try them let me know!

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  5. This sounds really yummy. My husband is picky, but I think he'd be willing to try this one. Thanks for sharing!

    By the way, I also like your new header a lot. :) Hope you have a great day!

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How many times have you started making something only to realize that little container of buttermilk you bought 6 months ago is expired. Has it really been in there that long?

Here is a quick way to make buttermilk out of regular milk.

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-1 Tablespoon White Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Put the vinegar (or lemon juice) in the bottom of a liquid measuring cup. Then fill it up to the 1 cup line with milk.

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