13 Irresistibly Easy Foil Packet Dinners To Try This Summer

Posted: May 25, 2021 3:10 pm

Foil packet meals are a fun and easy way to create hassle-free combinations of all your favorite foods, from steak & potatoes to mouthwatering enchiladas, along with endless seafood pairings. Here are some of the best foil packet recipes, with a packet for every palate.

1. Baked BBQ Baby Back Ribs

No summer is complete without BBQ fare, and this baby back rib-packed foil packet dinner won’t disappoint.

2. Zucchini Parmesan Foil Packets

A quick and easy take on an Italian classic, these zucchini parmesan foil packets are a perfect vegetarian meal addition.

3. Hobo Dinner Foil Packets (Hamburger & Potato)

Family and friends of all ages will delight in these “Hobo” foil packet meals that are anything but insubstantial; seasoned hamburgers with potatoes, carrots, and onions make for a hearty people-pleaser of a meal.

4. Ocean Packets

You can use a variety of preferred seafood such as shrimp, mussels, clams, and scallops to create your own mouthwatering ocean packet.

5. Easy Chicken Enchilada Foil Packet

Great for festive gatherings and busy nights alike, these tasty chicken enchilada foil packets bring a lot of taste to the table, with none of the stress and mess.

6. Foil-Wrapped Butternut Squash With Sage

This cozy autumn-inspired foil packet features your choice of grilled or baked butternut squash and lots of buttery sage.

7. Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets

Sure to become a summer cookout favorite, these Cajun shrimp foil packets come loaded with seasoned shrimp, grilled corn, and sausage. Best of all? Zero mess!

8. Foiled BBQ Chicken with Corn on the Cob and Pinto Beans

We couldn’t resist adding another BBQ foil packet recipe to our list, and this one is definitely a must-try thanks to added sides of corn on the cob and pinto beans.

9. Foil Pack Grilled Herb Butter Sausage & Vegetables

Simple, robust flavors make this herb butter sausage & veggie foil packet a surefire home-cooked classic.

10. Grilled Mediterranean Salmon in Foil

Summer is the perfect time to get inspired by the fresh, flavorful, and oh-so-colorful cuisine of the Mediterranean. Easy to prepare and a joy to savor, this grilled Mediterranean salmon foil packet makes for a healthy, hearty meal.

11. Bacon Ranch Chicken Foil Packets

Even the pickiest of eaters will have a hard time resisting this comfort food dream: chicken drenched in creamy ranch butter and topped with crispy bacon, along with a side of red potatoes, transform these foil packets into the quintessential all-in-one meal.

12. Garlic Butter Steak and Potato Foil Packets

Steak-and-potato lovers won’t be disappointed by this garlicky foil packet dinner, perfect for camping, grilling out, or enjoying as a low-maintenance (but no less restaurant-worthy) meal.

13. Loaded Baked Potato Foil Packs

There’s nothing like a classic baked potato, and this loaded baked potato foil packet allows you to personalize your grilled potatoes with all of your favorite toppings and seasonings.



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