Easy Summer Sausages, Potato and Vegetable Foil Packets

These super easy Sausages, Potato, and Veggie Foil Packet Dinners bring the fun of summer camp to your backyard… or campsite… or even kitchen table.

For those of you who have seen our every popular 15 Minute Super Easy Foil Packet Fish Dinners, you know how easy these foil packet dinners are.

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And popular with everyone, because they’re completely customizable to preference. If someone has an aversion to say, onions, (as incredible as that might be), simply eliminate it and mark the packet before it’s grilled.

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Here’s what happens in my family. Rule of thumb is one sausage link per packet. If they’re extra-large, I’ll take half, my son will take two, and hubby gets his and half of mine. A perfect marriage. All packets are marked and everyone is happy.

If friends come unexpectedly, easy. There’s always enough to fill more packets.

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SAUSAGE, POTATO AND VEGGIE FOIL PACKET IDEAS

SAUSAGE IDEAS: MAKES 4 PACKETS

I happened to love using Aidell sausages. They not only taste great but come in packages of 4, making them perfect for these foil packets. My favorite is the Chicken and Apple, but my guys’ favorites tend toward spicy.

Here are some ideas: 

Chicken and apple sausage
Smoked sausage
Andouille sausage
Kielbasa sausage
Chorizo sausage

VEGETABLE IDEAS: 1 CUP PER PACKET

Green Beans, trimmed and halved
Bell peppers, thinly sliced
Red onion, thinly sliced
Sweet onion, thinly sliced
Corn kernels, thawed if frozen
Carrots, thinly sliced
Leeks, thinly sliced
Scallions, cut into 1-inch pieces
Mushrooms, thinly sliced
Grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
Zucchini or yellow squash, thinly sliced

POTATO IDEAS:

Baby Yukon Gold, quartered
Fingerling halved
Red potatoes, quartered

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HOW TO ASSEMBLE FOIL PACKETS

Measure out 4 large sheets of heavy-duty foil. Mound 1 cup vegetables and 1 quartered or halved potato in the center of each packet. Top with 1-inch size sliced sausage. Then season with salt and pepper, sprinkle paprika and red pepper flakes; dot with butter. Bring the short ends of the foil together and fold twice to seal; fold in the sides to form a tight seal.

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COOKING THE FOIL PACKETS

GRILL OR CAMPFIRE:

Preheat a grill to medium-high or light a campfire and put a cooking grate in place. Grill the foil packets 20 to 25 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Let the packets sit 5 minutes before carefully opening; they will be steamy and hot!

OVEN:

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and bake on a sheet pan for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Let the packets sit 5 minutes before carefully opening; they will be steamy and hot!

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Easy Summer Sausages, Potato and Vegetable Foil Packets

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These super easy Sausages, Potato, and Veggie Foil Packet Dinners bring the fun of summer camp to your backyard… or campsite… or even kitchen table. Mix and match, customize, and everyone’s happy!

  • Author: Stephanie Wilson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 foil packets
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grill

Ingredients

12 ounces sausage (smoked, andouille, kielbasa, your preference)
1-1/2 pounds potatoes (baby Yukon, fingerling) quartered or halved
8 ounces fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
large onion, chopped large
zucchini (or summer squash), chopped large
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons butter, chopped small

Instructions

Preheat a gas¬†grill to medium-high. Measure four 8×8 pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil; set aside.

On to each foil piece divide into equal quarters: sausage, potatoes, green beans, onion, and squash. Season with salt and pepper to taste; sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika and red pepper flakes to taste. Dot each with 1/2 tablespoon butter. Make the packets by folding two opposing sides of foil together, crimping the edges tightly closed.

Set the packets directly on the grill and cook for 25 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Be careful when opening the packets — they are steamy and hot!

Notes

To Oven Bake: Preheat oven to 425 degrees and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 foil packet
  • Calories: 378 calories
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 692 mg
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 18 g

Keywords: foil packet dinners, foil packet, campfire, sausage,

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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.

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