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Hobo Dinner Recipe
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Hobo Dinner

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"Ground beef patties, carrots, potatoes and onions baked all together for an easy dinner."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Shape the ground beef into patties and place in pan. Layer the vegetables on top of the beef patties, starting with the potatoes, then carrots and finally onion rings. Season with salt, pepper and garlic salt to taste.
  3. Cover with aluminum foil and seal edges. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or to desired doneness.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 14, 2006

My whole family loved it! Easy clean up too! The only change I made from the original recipe was to follow another reviewers advice & add beefy onion soup mix to the ground beef before making the patties. We will definitely eat this again!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 25, 2006

Sorry, but this was rather bland. Some more herbs or spices (or flavouring of any kind) would be needed to make this worth making again.

Aug 11, 2003

Before shaping the ground beef into patties, in addition to the salt and pepper, add onion salt, garlic salt and worcestershire sauce--not quite so bland after that. Also, you could use the pre-packaged baby carrots your kids already munch on instead of the whole large carrots to save time.

Jun 11, 2003

We love this recipe! The only thing I changed was mixing the ground beef with onion soup mix for more flavor.

Apr 20, 2003

I really liked this dish. I did change the recipe a little bit though. I seasoned the beef with Johnny's seasoning salt and I used garlic powder instead of garlic salt. I also used baby carrots and put celery in it and an extra onion. I sprinkled Johnny's seasoning salt over the top of everything. It was delicious!

Feb 28, 2008

My dad used to make these for us when we were kids. I now use turkey burger and then season it with a garlic powder, salt and pepper mix. I then add approximately a 1/2 a can of cream of mushroom soup per hobo and then the onions, carrots, celery and potatoes - wrap it up in foil, put it in the oven and bake as directed in this recipe - my hubby loved it!

Mar 30, 2003

My mother-in-law has made these for years. She makes them in individual foil packets and sprinkles them liberally with Worcestershire sauce and Heinz 57 sauce.

Jan 17, 2008

We make these into individual packets and cook on the grill. We also add a few spoonfuls of cream of mushroom soup straight from the can to make a nice gravy. I also add 1 Tb. minute rice and 2 ice cubes with the soup instead of potatoes for hubby who does not like potatoes. (The ice cube is easier to wrap than the water.)


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  • Calories
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 8.3 g
  • 33%
  • Protein
  • 25.5 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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