This idea came from a combination of sources and influences but has become a staple in our house and one of my personal favorites. I remember eating what my family called “hobo dinners” when I was a kid and we would go camping. We would wrap a mixture of vegetables in foil with ground beef and seasonings and cook it in the campfire until everything inside was nice and caramelized and all the flavors had combined to make something wonderful and delicious.
What I make now is very different but also very similar. I traded out the campfire for an oven, the ground beef for chicken breast, and now I am usually cooking for multiple people so I’ve switched to using a 9×13 glass baking dish and wrapping foil over the top. Still, the idea is the same and so are most of the ingredients. And the best part is that this is so adaptable and you can use whatever meat and vegetables you have on hand or want to eat.
This is great for singles as well. Instead of using a baking dish like these you can just wrap your meat and veggies directly in foil and bake it in the oven and you can personalize it to your own taste and portion size. This is also a great and fun option for families as you can set up a station with all of the ingredients and have everyone make their own meal like we used to do when I was a kid. This is not a strict recipe but an idea that will allow you to create a variety of healthy and delicious dinners. So feel free to change up the combination of seasonings you use as well as the vegetables and meat.