10 Feb 08

Swiss Steak
If you want to start a traffic jam by your campfire then try making these aromatic Swiss Steak packets. The wonderfull fragrance will have the other campers green with envy. Camp cooking never smelled so good. Preparing this recipe is easy and kid friendly, once you have the veggies chopped up the kids can put them together and really let their foil shine. They are great on the campfire, on the grille or in the oven for a quick hearty dinner.

In this recipe we use a thin cut steak which is very inexpensive and cooks in less time. If you use a thicker cut just make sure to increase the cook time.

Prep Time: 15 min.

Campfire Cook Time: 40-50 min.
Oven Cook Time: 40 min. in a preheated oven at 350 degrees

Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 lbs. – Thin slice steak
  • 1 – 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 – Green Peppers
  • 1 – Onion
  • Salt, Pepper and Season Salt


  • Clean and slice the green peppers
  • Clean and slice the onion
  • Lay several slices of steak on a square of tinfoil. Season the meat with salt, pepper and season salt
  • Place green peppers and onions on top of the meat
  • Spoon three or four tablespoons of tomatoes and juice on top dividing the can equally between the four packets.
  • Fold the packet and place in freezer until ready to go.

Cooking Time:
Place on coals turning several times. If cooking in the oven on a metal cooking sheet. You can cook 3 or 4 of them this way.

Spray tinfoil with non-stick cooking spray before using.
A can of sliced mushrooms can be added to give it an original twist.

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