Grilled Potato Hobo Packs

From Cook's Country | August/September 2010

Why this recipe works:

Yukon Golds beat out starchy, mealy russets and “slippery" red potatoes as the best potato for our Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. To ensure the potatoes cooked through on the grill, we microwaved them for a few minutes before grilling them. Tossing the potatoes with a little oil prevented them… read more

Yukon Golds beat out starchy, mealy russets and “slippery" red potatoes as the best potato for our Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. To ensure the potatoes cooked through on the grill, we microwaved them for a few minutes before grilling them. Tossing the potatoes with a little oil prevented them from sticking to the pack.

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Grilled Potato Hobo Packs

Hobo packs can be a quick path to great flavor-or a detour to food that is both burned and underdone. We set out to rescue a campfire classic.

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Serves 4

To keep the packs from tearing, use heavy-duty aluminum foil or two layers of regular foil. Also, scrape the grill grate clean before grilling.

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