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By: Laura Moss on Aug. 24, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
potatoes on tin foil

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Hobo Hashbrowns

There’s nothing like hot, fresh hashbrowns to get your morning started off right.

Prep time: 5 minutes  

Total time: 25 minutes  

Yield: Serves 1

Hobo Hashbrowns
  • 1 potato
  • 1/8 cup chopped onion
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • salt and pepper
  • ketchup
On the trail: Chop up potato and onion and place in center of tinfoil. Salt and pepper to taste and add rosemary. Wrap contents tightly in tinfoil and place on hot coals. Let cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes have softened. Add a little ketchup and dig in!