Foil packet dinners are not just for camping, they are easy to put together and great for the last-minute barbecue. Add this idea to your collection of recipes for quick dinner ideas.
Foil packets dinners remind me of my time as a Girl Scout many years ago. This was the standard dinner to toss in the campfire after a day of hiking and plating outdoors. But who says that foil packet dinners have to be reserved for camping?
Now we can create the same mouthwatering recipes by cooking our foil dinners in the oven or in the barbecue. Its a dinner with easy prep and zero clean-up, you’ve got to love that!
Try one of these five recipes to bring healthy foil dinners back into your kitchen.
From Chelsea’s Messy Apron – Foil Packet Italian Chicken & Veggies
Using chicken, spices, and vegetables, this dish is inexpensive to make and super healthy. These good-for-you ingredients require very little prep, and virtually no clean-up! This dinner is a mega win!
From Creme de la Crumb – Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Packs
Steak and potatoes are a fantastic combination and they really shine in this easy and insanely flavorful foil pack meal! Savory herbs, olive oil, and garlic bring these ingredients to life in just 30 minutes with pretty much zero clean-up.
From Damn Delicious – Shrimp Boil Foil Packets
Packed with shrimp, andouille sausage, corn on the cob, and baby red potatoes, you have a full meal right in these packets. They are packed with tons of flavor and just the right amount of heat. You also have a grill option or oven option. You can’t go wrong either way.
From CookingLSL – Easy Chicken & Asparagus Foil Packets
Quick and easy to prepare, the asparagus makes it a light, delicious, and nutritious meal. With minimal prep work, this recipe is perfect for busy families. You can cook this foil packet dinner on the grill or in the oven.
From Wine & Glue – Jambalaya Foil Packet Dinner
This recipe comes together quickly in one big giant bowl, then it’s split into the packets. Since this recipe has simple ingredients, that are easy to put together, it’s pretty much foolproof. Plus! It’s dinner on the table in 30 minutes.