Potato Packets

You can throw these babies on the grill or in the oven, and you can flavor them in so many ways. They go with anything from hamburgers, chops, chicken, bbq or steak. What I love is the clean-up is a breeze!
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 1 per packet
Author Julie Menghini


  • 1 potato per person - (russets, new reds, sweet potatoes) 
  • 3 tbsp onion, diced 
  • 1 tbsp bacon - (pancetta, ham, pepperoni)
  • 1 handful Cheese of choice, shredded or grated (parmasean, cheddar, jack) 
  • 1 tsp Herbs of choice (rosemary, thyme)
  •  Non-stick cooking spray 
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 F Tear off a piece of foil for each serving, and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Scrub potatoes clean and cut into 1/8" to 1/4" slices. Fan potatoes onto foil. Spray the potato with non-stick cooking spray or put pats of butter across potato. Cover with meat, cheeses, vegetables and herbs of your choice. Wrap foil up over the middle and fold up ends to seal.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 to 30 minutes or grill for the same amount of time.
  • Be careful opening the packet. The steam will be hot!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 923mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 7mg
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