Busy Day Lunch

Submitted By: Lucille Harrison


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup dry sherry
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces baking potatoes, peeled and sliced in one-inch pieces
  • 12 ounces baby carrots
  • 2½ pats butter, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • Cherry tomatoes (optional)
  • Instructions

    Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. Form into four patties. Place each patty in center of a 12-inch square of foil. Sprinkle with sherry.
    Divide the vegetables into four portions. Pile vegetables around and on top of beef patties. Top each with ½ pat of buttter. Fold foil over meat and vegetables and seal.
    Place beef packets in a baking pan. Pour water around the packets. Bake at 375° for approximately 50 minutes or until done. Serve hot. Garnish with cherry tomatoes if desired.
    Serve with a green salad and your favorite condiments.