25 Foil Packet Dinners for Grilling, Campfires, and the Oven

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For those busy weeknights or weekends spent outdoors, you’ll love these 25 Foil Packet Dinners for grilling, campfires, and yes, even the oven. Easy cleanup, delicious flavor… in individual packets of incredible flavor.

Honestly… does it get any better?

I don’t think so! Perfect for tailgating, picnicking, backyard bbq… or campfires… and, of course, camping too. 

Grab your notebook and plan your next party… or family dinner.

So many choices… you might just have to try them all!

Just be sure to have a ready supply of heavy-duty aluminum foil on hand. It keeps these dinners, tender, juicy… and, actually, perfect.

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Foil Pack Garlic Herb Sausage, Shrimp, & Veggies

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"Garlic Herb Sausage, Shrimp, and Veggies all cooked together in a foil pack on the grill or in the oven! Easy, minimal clean-up, and a healthier dinner option!"

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15 Minute Super Easy Foil Packet Fish Dinners

Satisfy everyone with these easy mix and match options for 15 minutes fish dinners. Yep -- it's dinner in no time.

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Cauliflower Curry Grill Packets with Yogurt Sauce

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"Cauliflower Curry Grill Packets with Yogurt Sauce are as fun to make as they are to eat! This delicious vegan and gluten-free recipe is from Vegan Yack Attack On The Go! by Jackie Sobon. These vegan grill foil packets are loaded with flavor and perfect for summer parties."

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Bacon Ranch Chicken Foil Packets

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Even picky eaters will love this easy grill packet!

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Chili Lime Steak Fajitas | How to Make Fajitas in Foil Packs

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"Tender, flavorful, and easy Chili Lime Steak Fajitas prepared in foil packs! This no fuss, fresh, and seriously delicious steak fajitas recipe is sure to be a major hit!"

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Baked Tilapia in Foil (four ways)!

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"My favorite way to prepare it is to rub on some freshly minced garlic, top with pats of butter and lemon slices then add some asparagus and cherry tomatoes. So much flavor, plenty of healthy fish and vegetables, no cleanup and takes just ten minutes to cook!"

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Grilled Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken in Foil

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"Grilled Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken in Foil has the most amazing sweet and tangy pineapple barbecue sauce!  It grills to perfection with sweet pineapple and delicious summer veggies!"

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Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets {10 min prep} - Spend With Pennies

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"Chicken Foil Packets are the perfect easy, breezy summer grilling meal! With heart-healthy pieces of chicken, some zesty seasonings and a handful of beans and veggies, an entire entrée can be made in no time at all…with no dishes!"

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Foil Pack French Dip Sandwiches

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"French Dip Sandwiches made easy in a foil pack. Perfect for grilling, taking camping, or even cooking in your oven! (Great make ahead option)"

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Loaded Baked Potato Foil Packs

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"Tender seasoned grilled potatoes topped with all the fixings of a baked potato, these Loaded Baked Potato Foil Packs are the ultimate side dish for any favorite grilled entree!"

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Garlic Lovers Salmon In Foil (Baked Or Grilled)

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"This Garlic Lovers Salmon is easy to make on the grill or in the oven, it’s cooked with the most heavenly lemon butter garlic sauce, and it’s always a crowd favorite!"

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Pesto Caprese Chicken in Foil

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"Dinner has never been easier with these foil packets – simple wrap and bake. SO EASY! And the leftovers taste even better!"

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Easy Summer Sausages, Potato and Vegetable Foil Packets

Always a family and friend favorite. Plus, everyone gets to assemble their own -- which, of course, just adds to the fun!

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Rainbow Trout in Sage Butter Foil Packets

A day at the lake (or the fishmongers too) results in an easy and incredibly savory dinner.

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Hobo Dinner Foil Packets (Hamburger & Potato) - Spend With Pennies

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"Hobo Dinner Foil Packets are so simple to make and everyone raves about them! Comforting veggies including potatoes, carrots and onions are topped with a seasoned hamburger patty and grilled or baked to tender perfection."

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Butter Garlic Herb Steak Foil Packets

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"Butter Garlic Herb Steak Foil Packets have melt in your mouth beef with hearty veggies that are grilled to perfection with butter that has garlic and herbs inside.  This is one amazing meal that you don’t want to miss out on!"

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Steak and Mushrooms Foil Packs

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"Steak and Mushrooms Foil Packs – Quick and delicious foil-pack dinner loaded with juicy steak bites and tender mushrooms. Steak and Mushrooms Foil Packs are the perfect quick and easy summer meal!"

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Foil Pack Honey Garlic Chicken

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"This delicious foil pack honey garlic chicken is packed with amazing flavors! These meals are perfect for the summer when you want to keep the heat out of the house (no oven!) and keep the messes to a minimum. Also great for camping!"

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Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs

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"Juicy and savory seasoned Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs are the perfect baked or grilled 30 minute hearty, healthy meal!"

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Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Foil Packets

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"The EASIEST hash browns you will ever make. Simply prep, wrap and bake! No babysitting! So quick and simple!"

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Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packets with Vegetables - Life Made Sweeter

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"These Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packets are the perfect easy campfire or weeknight meal. Best of all, they are filled with a sweet and savory Asian glazed chicken, broccoli, edamame, green beans, pineapple and bell peppers. Throw them on the grill or in the oven to cook and serve with some rice or your favorite side dish."

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Butter Garlic Herb Salmon Foil Packets | The Recipe Critic

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"Butter Garlic Herb Salmon Foil Packets are made with tender and flaky salmon with fresh summer veggies.  They cook to perfection with the best garlic herb compound and will become a family favorite!"

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Campfire Dinner Meatloaf Foil Packets - Skinnytaste

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"These Campfire Meatloaf Foil Packets are great for camping, glamping or for an easy weeknight dinner made with turkey meatloaf, BBQ sauce and succotash."

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Grilled Clams in Foil

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"Grilled clams cooked in foil packets with zucchini and tomatoes in a garlic white wine sauce – so fast and easy, perfect to make all summer long!"

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Loaded Chicken Foil Packets

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"Grilling these simple chicken foil packets is an easy, tasty way to get a flavorful, healthy meal on the table, whether you’re camping or at home!"

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her family.

2 thoughts on “25 Foil Packet Dinners for Grilling, Campfires, and the Oven

  1. Carolyn Williams

    Love these foil packet dinners. Thank you so much for sharing, Stephanie!

    1. Thank you, Carolyn! Summer is such a fun time for foil packet dinners. Although — fall is fun too, especially if there’s a campfire!

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