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Close up of steak foil packs with potatoes, peppers, and onions, cooked and ready to eat

Steak Foil Pack

Steak foil pack is an easy meal with minimal clean up! You can make this foil pack dinner on the grill or in the oven, and it's simple to change up, too.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword foil pack dinner, foil pack recipes, foil pack steak, foil packet dinner, steak dinner recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 packs
Calories 538kcal


  • Oven or grill
  • Aluminum foil
  • Boiling pot for partially cooking potatoes or bowl to microwave potatoes


  • 1 ½ lb. steak use top sirloin or ribeye for best results, chopped into 2" pieces
  • 1 lb. potatoes chopped into 1" pieces
  • 1 red pepper chopped into 1" pieces
  • 1 small onion chopped into 1" pieces
  • 3 Tbsps. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic approximately 2 tsps., crushed
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice


  • Cut 1 ½ lb. steak into roughly 2-inch pieces. Dice 1 lb. potatoes, 1 red pepper, and 1 small onion into 1-inch pieces or smaller.
    Partially cook the potatoes by boiling them for 5 minutes on the stove or cooking for 2 minutes in a dish with some water in the microwave.
    Chopped steak, potatoes, peppers, and onions on a cutting board
  • Mix together 3 Tbsp. oil, 2 cloves crushed garlic, 1 tsp. paprika, 1 tsp. thyme, ½ tsp. each salt and pepper, and 2 tsp. lemon juice.
    Toss the steak, potatoes, onions, and peppers in the oil mixture.
    Chopped peppers, steak, onions, and potatoes coated with oil and seasonings, close up
  • Cut foil squares large enough to contain and fold over the steak and potatoes mixture, then divide the mixture evenly between them.
    Steak, onions, peppers, and seasonings with potatoes in a foil pack
  • Seal up the foil packs and cook on the grill for 10 minutes or in the oven at 425°F for around 20 minutes.
    When done cooking, open the pack and finish the steak directly on the grill or place it under the broiler for a couple of minutes to brown.
    Serve in the pack or on a plate.
    Close up of steak foil packets with a fork



  • You can mix this recipe up however you would like. Try serving it with a shrimp foil pack for an easy surf and turf recipe or cook your potatoes separately, as in our foil pack potatoes recipe.


Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 1040mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1240IU | Vitamin C: 54.7mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 7mg