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Clean up is a breeze when you cook dinner in a foil packet, which is a huge help when you don’t want to spend your weeknight in the kitchen after a long day on the job or caring for your kids. Try these foil packet dinners to enjoy a quick, healthy meal in no time, so you can free up your evenings for some “ME” time.
For more quick and easy foil packet recipes, check out the following:
Quick + Easy Foil Packet Dinners That’ll Make Your Night So Much Easier
ORANGE-THYME GRILLED SHRIMP
Sweet + savory meet in this dish with fresh orange, garlic, and thyme. The orange juice and foil packet method keep the shrimp moist, flavorful, and tender.
From Yummy Healthy Easy
CAMPFIRE TEX MEX WHITE BEAN CHICKEN
Spice up your life at your next campfire with a foil pack full of Mexican spices, seasonal produce, yummy cheese, and two high quality sources of protein.
From The Kitchen Magpie
GRILLED PEACH-GLAZED PORK TENDERLOIN WITH POTATOES
Fresh peaches and peach preserves go well with the other white meat, along with traditional dijon mustard, piquant Sriracha, and tender new potatoes in this hearty dish.
LEMON CHICKEN + ASPARAGUS FOIL PACKS
Spices and lemon bring often-bland chicken breasts to life. Chicken breasts tend to dry out easily, but wrapping them in foil with lemon slices keeps moisture in. Asparagus absorbs all the flavors of this dish while adding a seasonal fresh taste to the meal.
From Crème de la Crumb
BUTTER GARLIC HERB STEAK
Butter, seasonings, and the foil packet cooking method transforms cheap sirloin steak (which easily dries out with other cooking methods) into a flavorful and melt in your mouth tender cut of beef. Small red potatoes, carrots, red onions, and bell peppers add filling flavor and nutrition to round out this meal.
From The Recipe Critic
CREAMY GARLIC PRAWNS (SHRIMP) + CHEESY POTATOES
Mozzarella cheese and heavy cream turn fresh, healthy prawns, asparagus, and cut potatoes into pure creamy, comforting decadence while maintaining nutritional balance. With real food ingredients, you can treat yourself and still eat healthy, nutritious foods.
From Recipe Tin Eats
MEXICAN STREET CORN
In the past, I always ate my fresh corn with butter and salt, but my sister turned me on to this recipe – creamy mayo and sour cream with zesty, flavorful parmesan cheese and Mexican seasonings. Sure to please everyone at your next weeknight grill session.
From Saving Money Camping
SAUSAGE + SUMMER VEGETABLES
Not all processed meats are bad for you. Jazz up this recipe and keep this meal healthy with all natural dinner sausage.
GRILLED BARBECUE CHICKEN + VEGETABLES
Trim down with low fat, low calorie chicken breasts with fresh vegetables. Barbecue sauce adds strong, tangy flavor to this dish without wrecking your diet.
Don’t live near the ocean? No problem! This meal will take you there – just like you were on the beach, cooking this traditional seaside recipe over the campfire.
From Damn Delicious
Fresh, seasonal, wholesome ingredients cooked in foil packets help you enjoy more of summer.
I would love to hear from you!
What do you think of these foil packet dinners? I would love to hear which recipe idea is your favorite.