Cooking is half the battle when it comes to busy weeknights. Washing the dishes is the other dreadful task. These are the last things we want to do after a long day at work. So what’s the perfect solution? Well, cooking dinner in foil packs of course!

Foil pack dinners allow you to cook a whole dinner in one convenient pack. Also, you can prepare the perfect serving sizes in each pack so that dinner is served straight from the grill or oven, no serving dishes required! We compiled some of the most delicious dinner ideas that you can make effortlessly in a foil pack.

1.  Garlic Steak & Cheesy Bacon Potato Hash Foil Packs

Dive into a juicy garlic steak and cheesy potato hash for dinner using this recipe. But wait, it gets even better, the whole dinner is topped with crispy bacon!

This recipe not only provides instructions on how to cook these foil backs on the grill but the on the stovetop and in the oven too! Keep in mind, this recipe works best if you prefer your steaks medium-rare to well-done. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CAFE DELITES

2. Foil Pack Philly Cheesesteak Dinners

Do you have a craving for Philly cheesesteak? Make sure this delicious dinner is on your menu this week! This easy foil pack dinner comes together in 35 minutes or less!

This foil pack is made up of green peppers, mushrooms, ground beef, and potatoes! It doesn’t matter where you are because this recipe comes with instructions on how to prepare it on the grill, in the oven and even over a campfire! Finish the dinner by adding provolone cheese and enjoy as is or transfer the delicious fillings onto a  bun, your choice! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CHELSEA’S MESSY APRON

3. Low-Carb Keto Italian Sausage and Veggie Foil Packets

Attention keto dieters, this delicious foil pack dinner has your name written all over it! This low-carb dinner is loaded with flavor and nutrient-rich ingredients.

The great thing about foil packs is you can customize them your liking. Simply omit or replace any of the veggies to whatever you like! This Italian seasoned dinner is made with spicy Italian smoked sausages, mushrooms, peppers, asparagus, and enough seasonings to make you fall in love! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY

4. Bacon Ranch Chicken Foil Packets

If you’re looking for a truly comforting and savory dinner then you need to try these bacon ranch chicken foil packs! This sinfully delicious dinner is loaded with cheese and salty bacon!

For the ranch flavor, all you’ll need is a packet of ranch dressing mix. Along with that, you’ll also enjoy tender chicken, baby potatoes and bacon bits! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE SALTY MARSHMALLOW

5. Foil Pack Italian Chicken and Veggies

Along with Italian sausage, you can also enjoy delicious Italian chicken and veggies. This recipe provides you with instructions on how to make a homemade blend of Italian Seasoning. It’s so easy and a great way to make it in bulk so that you can always have it on hand.

For this foil pack, the Italian seasoning is paired with baby potatoes, chicken breasts, bell peppers, and carrots. You can cook these foil packs on the grill or in the oven and either way they will come out tasting great! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CHELSEA’S MESSY APRON

6. Grilled Greek Chickpea Foil Packets

Our grilled chickpea foil pack dinner is an excellent vegetarian and vegan option! Chickpeas are a great source of protein and that is why they are a perfect substitute for meat. They’re also loaded with other amazing vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, folate, and fiber!

This chickpea dinner is loaded with delicious Greek flavors. To make it a full meal you’ll cook sliced zucchinis and red pepper along with the chickpeas. Once cooked, serve hot in a pita! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY

7. Herb Butter Salmon and Asparagus Foil Packs

Experience cooking salmon in a foil pack and you’ll never want to go back to your older cooking methods. This salmon is paired with tender asparagus and lemon slices and then is wrapped into a lovely foil pack.

The dinner comes together in about 30 minutes. You’re seriously going to love the buttery herb flavors and the lovely textures of this dinner! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CREME DE LA CRUMB

8. Chili Lime Steak Fajitas in Foil Packs

Try something different this Taco Tuesday and whip up these delightful steak fajita foil packs. If you have the time, enhance the flavors of the steaks by marinating them for up to 24 hours. However, 15 minutes will do just fine if you’re pinched for time!

In the foil pack, you’ll cook, sliced flank steak with bell peppers, yellow onions and loads of wonderful seasonings. Once cooked, serve in a tortilla and top with sliced avocado, sour cream or any of your favorite fajita toppings! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DIETHOOD

9. Quick and Easy Lemon Garlic Foil Packet Shrimp

Lemon Garlic shrimp is the dreamiest spring dinner! All you have to do is combine raw shrimp with Roma tomatoes, zucchinis, and asparagus.

The seasonings are what make this dinner stand out! Some of these lovely flavors are garlic, dijon mustard, and butter. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY

10. Teriyaki Salmon Foil Packets

The next time you have a craving for takeout be sure to give this delicious foil pack dinner a try. Flaky salmon and fresh veggies are engulfed in a delicious Asian-inspired sauce.

The Teriyaki sauce is homemade and you’ll love how fragrant and delicious it truly is. You’ll also be provided with instructions on how to cook this dinner on the grill and in the oven. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIFE MADE SWEETER

11. Pineapple BBQ Chicken Foil Packets

Try something different and whip up these sweet and savory pineapple BBQ chicken foil packs. This simple dinner is made with fresh summer veggies, sweet pineapple, and tender chicken!

The sauce is made from prepared BBQ sauce and a few additional seasonings. These foil packs cook quickly in the oven which means they’re perfect for a busy weeknight! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: EAT WELL 101

12. Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

This Cajun shrimp boil foil pack will make you feel like you just took a trip to Louisianna. To help make this recipe easy you can use store-bought Cajun or Creole seasoning.

Along with the delicious seasonings, you’ll need shrimp, cooked andouille, and a few veggies. They cook in just 10 minutes on the grill 0r 15-20 minutes in the oven. Either way, they’ll turn out delicious! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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