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Hobo Packets
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Hobo Dinner Foil Packets

If you want a simple and easy recipe to make, then you will want to keep reading to learn How to Make Hobo Packets. Hobo Packets are a quick and delicious way to make a dinner recipe for you and your loved ones. This recipe will take just under 30 minutes to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hobo packets
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Jill


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onions
  • 1 pound baby potatoes or small potatoes cut in half
  • 3 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 small white or yellow onion sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning divided, homemade or store-bought
  • 8 ounces Colby Jack cheese grated
  • Fresh parsley for garnish optional


  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, mayo, Worcestershire sauce, and minced onions and well combined
  • Form into 6 patties
  • Clean and cut potatoes, carrots, and onion and add to a large bowl
  • Drizzle with half of the oil and sprinkle with half of the Italian seasoning, stir
  • Drizzle with remaining oil and sprinkle remaining seasoning, stir
  • Divide vegetables into 6 packets and place hamburger patty on top of vegetables
  • Fold foil over and seal packet
  • Heat grill to medium heat or 325 degrees F
  • Place packets on the grill and cook for 20-25 minutes turning and slightly shaking packet often to prevent burning
  • Remove when vegetables are tender and hamburger is 150 degrees F for medium-well done
  • Serve immediately
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator