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Friday, July 25, 2008

Recipe Swap

Gayle at The Grocery Cart Challenge is having a recipe swap today so I thought I would participate because I am running out of ideas for feeding my family. I am tired of making the same thing over and over. The recipe I chose is not really a recipe I found anywhere but something my Mom use to make and I starting making using what ingredients I have on hand so hopefully it is not confusing for you.

Cowboy Packets

1 lb. Ground Meat (use amt. that fits your family size)
Marinade (we use Allegro)
We use the following veggies or whatever is on hand:
Green Beans
Onion
Tomatoes
Whole Kernel Corn
Sliced Potatoes

After seasoning your meat with marinade, make patties out of the meat and put on piece of heavy duty tin foil. Use a piece of foil that will make a packet that can hold meat and all your veggies. Put veggies on top of meat and add a couple more drops of marinade to veggies and fold up packet. We put ours on the grill but you can put them in the oven. I usually serve some type of rice, salad or homemade bread along with it. The options are endless of what you can put in your packets!

5 comments:

stephanieshearer said...

Great idea! I love using the grill!

elaine@bloginmyeye said...

This sounds really good. Thanks for sharing.

Gayle said...

That is brilliant. What a great idea to use up veggies in a yummy way. This could have all kinds of variations.

Jolene said...

Theese look delicious! Hubby would love them! WIll be trying soon! Check out my recipe on my blog!

Tammy said...

These sound so easy. I think we need to make these real soon! What a great way to use up all the veggies in the fridge! Thanks for the great recipe!
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