Pocket Stew Recipe

The pocket stew is a ground beef preparation baked with vegetables like onions, potatoes and carrots. Shaped into patties and seasoned with salt and pepper, the pocket stew can be served with a side salad as a full and filling meal.


Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Onion slice4 (Bermuda Or Spanish)
 Cooked potatoes4 Medium, pared
 Carrots4 Medium, cut into julienne strips
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon


Shape meat into 4 patties, each about 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch thick.
Place patties on 25x 8 inch piece of heavy duty aluminum foil.
Top each patty with an onion slice and a potato.
Arrange carrots around meat.
Season with salt and pepper.
Fold foil over potatoes and carrots, seal foil securely and refrigerate.
About 55 minutes before serving, place Pocket Stew on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake in 400° oven until carrots are tender, about 45 minutes.
Note: If you wish to serve individual portions, divide ingredients among 4 toil packets.