Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes

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Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes. This simple and hearty dish is simple and easy to make in a field kitchen or in a tradistional kitchen that has no power.  the Onion Mix adds a great taste to to the dish.

You can use any type of patatos you may have laying about and can subsitute bacon with Spam, ham or even ground beef.   Packets can be made ahead of time (with bacon you can make the packets and store them up to 48 hours without refriduration) and cook them on any heat source. 

They work great in coals or on top of grills.    Cooking time may vary depending on the heat of the fire and to cut down on cook times, cut the patatos into thin chuncks or slices.


Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooktime: 20-30 minutes 
Servings 6-8


Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes Ingredients:

  • heavy duty aluminum foil
  • 10 -12 baby red potatoes
  • 12 slices crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and diced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper
  • sour cream (optional)

Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes Directions:

  1. Spray each sheet of foil with cooking spray. or at a half table spoon of butter or margerin.  Top each piece with equal portions of potatoes, bacon, 1 packet onion soup powder and mix. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to each serving. Wrap securely.
  2. Grill for 20 to 30 minutes. Or you can bake it in the oven, at 350° for about 35 minutes or till done.
  3. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve in foil, topped with sour cream if desired.
Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes on April 16, 2015 rated 3.6 of 5
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One Response to “Survival Bacon and Onion Foil Packet Potatoes”

  1. maggier says:

    Moar bacon!

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