How to Make Hobo Potatoes

A recipe I got from my sister. Quick and easy and very tasty!!

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How to Make Hobo Potatoes Recipe
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This recipe serves 3-4 people. It all depends who you are feeding. It's really good so making more will never hurt. I look at it as 1 potato per person.

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Items that you'll need.

Items that you'll need.

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Oops forgot the onion in the other pic!

Oops forgot the onion in the other pic!

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Dice up the potatoes.

Dice up the potatoes.

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Slice the celery.

Slice the celery.

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Cook the bacon. Don't cook it too crispy. You want it a little soft.

Cook the bacon. Don't cook it too crispy. You want it a little soft.

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Chop up the garlic.

Chop up the garlic.

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Slice up the carrots.

Slice up the carrots.

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Once the bacon is done. Cut up into pieces.

Once the bacon is done. Cut up into pieces.

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Put everything into a bowl and mix. Add the bacon grease or oil. Mix well. And the salt and pepper. I use less salt ( 1/4 tsp) and more pepper ( 1/2-1 tsp). It's all to taste.

Put everything into a bowl and mix. Add the bacon grease or oil. Mix well. And the salt and pepper. I use less salt ( 1/4 tsp) and more pepper ( 1/2-1 tsp). It's all to taste.

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Get 3 pieces of aluminum foil. About 16" long.

Get 3 pieces of aluminum foil. About 16" long.

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Divide the mixture into 3 portions on the foil.

Divide the mixture into 3 portions on the foil.

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Add the butter in chunks to each portion. About 2-3 Tbsp on each. You can always use more if you like.

Add the butter in chunks to each portion. About 2-3 Tbsp on each. You can always use more if you like.

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Wrap up the foil to seal in the goodness.

Wrap up the foil to seal in the goodness.

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I doubled wrapped these ones. Sometimes I don't seal it well enough so this helps keeping it sealed. And if using tongs this helps from poking holes in it.

I doubled wrapped these ones. Sometimes I don't seal it well enough so this helps keeping it sealed. And if using tongs this helps from poking holes in it.

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I put these on the BBQ. If on high turn every 10 mins for about 45 mins. If  on a lower temp than turn every 15-20 mins for about 1-11/2 hours.

I put these on the BBQ. If on high turn every 10 mins for about 45 mins. If on a lower temp than turn every 15-20 mins for about 1-11/2 hours.

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If you want to speed up cooking time, then microwave the potatoes, carrots and celery for a about 10 mins before mixing everything together. Cooking time would be approximately 1/2 hour.

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Be careful when opening!! The steam will be hot. I use scissor to open, just cut down the middle.

Be careful when opening!! The steam will be hot. I use scissor to open, just cut down the middle.

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Pour into a bowl and serve. Enjoy and hope you made enough!!

Pour into a bowl and serve. Enjoy and hope you made enough!!

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