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Potatoes in foil with garlic and herbs on a wooden surface
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Foil Pack Potatoes on the Grill or Oven

Foil pack potatoes cook on the grill or roast in the oven with a buttery herb and garlic dressing. So delicious, everyone will want the recipe!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, grilling
Keyword best grilled potatoes, foil pack potatoes, foil pack recipe, foil packet recipe, grilling recipes, potato foil pack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
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Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people
Calories 223kcal
Author Debbie Jones

Equipment

  • Grill or oven
  • Aluminum foil

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. Baby potatoes chopped into bite size pieces
  • ½ Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Dried rosemary
  • 3 Sprigs fresh thyme or 3 teaspoons of dried
  • 7 Whole garlic cloves or 2 tablespoons of powdered garlic (no need to peel)
  • Pinch Sea salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 4 tsp. Fresh parsley (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill to medium, or oven to 400°F. Cut 1.5 lbs. baby potatoes into bite sized pieces, then place in a bowl and mix with ½ Tbsp. olive oil, 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary, a pinch of sea salt and pepper, and 7 whole garlic cloves or powdered garlic.
    Mixing cut potatoes with olive oil and seasonings in a glass bowl
  • Transfer the potatoes to a piece of foil, around 28 inches in length. Bunch the potatoes in the middle of the foil. Place 3 sprigs of thyme or dried thyme and 1 Tbsp. cubed butter on top of the potatoes.
    Bring the edges of the foil together and wrap, tightly sealing all the way around. If the foil isn’t long enough to wrap properly, then double wrap with second piece of foil in the opposite direction.
    Folding seasoned potatoes into a foil pack
  • Place the foil directly onto the grill or, if roasting, place on a tray before putting in the oven.
    Grill or roast for 40 minutes, then remove from the grill or oven and open up the foil.
    Remove the thyme and add in the rest of the butter and season again, then return to the grill or oven with the foil open and cook for a further 15 minutes or until golden brown.
    Top with parsley (optional) , and enjoy!
    Cooking the foil pack potatoes and then topping with parsley

Video

Notes

We recommend using heavy-duty aluminum foil when cooking on the grill. 

Nutrition

Serving: 186g | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 800mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 45.1mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 2.9mg