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How to make Hobo Bags

This easy hobo bags are wonderful for camping, a bonfire gathering or to make on the grill. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: camping food, hobo bags
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • Aluminum foil
  • Meat of your choice
  • Fresh vegetables such as potatoes onions, carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, etc.
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Any other seasonings you like such as fresh or dried basil oregano, parsley, etc.
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons butter or a little oil


  • Cut a large square of foil. Put seasoned meat in center and top with your favorite vegetables, seasonings and butter. Pull the sides up and twist to make a bag. Cook on campfire, grill or in oven until meat and vegetables are done. Usually about 45 minutes to an hour on 400 degrees.