Beef patty foil pack meal

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

There’s no need to add salt to this foil pack. The flavors from the onion, potato and carrot "season" the beef beautifully!


nonstick cooking spray
1 pound extra-lean (97% lean) ground beef, formed into 4 patties
1 cup minced onion
4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

You will also need:
4 sheets aluminum foil, long enough to fold over


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Tear off 4 sheets of foil, about as large as the baking sheet.
  2. Spray the first sheet of foil with nonstick cooking spray. Place a beef patty in the center of the foil. Add 1/4 cup diced onion and 1/4 of the potato and carrot slices.
  3. Bring the short ends of the foil together and roll them down, leaving some space between the food and foil. Then repeat with remaining ends of the foil.Place foil pack on baking sheet. Repeat until you have prepared all beef patties.
  4. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes, until the centers of the beef patties reach 155 F.
  5. Serve warm.

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 2

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First Published: 06/13/2016
Last Reviewed: 02/19/2021

guide to a beef patty foil pack meal
Dividing the ground beef into four equal parts will ensure cooking time for each foil pack is the same. You can use a clean jar lid or cookie cutter to help you form the patties if needed.
beef patty foil pack meal label