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Cook Your Entire Dinner On The Grill

Posted by on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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During these hot summer days I do not want to turn on the oven at all. In addition to cooking burgers and steak tips on the grill, I like to cook the rest of my dinner on the grill as well, but of course most vegetables will just fall through the grates if you try to grill them directly. Foil packets work will for this, just pile your ingredients in the center of the foil and fold in half, pinch the edges of the foil together to make a seal. Place the packet on the grill and cook alongside your meat.

Some ideas for foil packet dishes are:

  • Asparagus with butter, lemon and garlic
  • Sliced potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper
  • Pasta cooked in tomato sauce
  • Sliced zucchini and tomatoes with olive oil, basil and garlic
  • Sliced beets tossed with olive oil and salt, top with goat cheese after it cooks
  • Onions and peppers with butter and salt (goes great on burgers)

These packets can also be used for camping, just throw them on a grill near the fire and dinner is served! Foil packets also have the advantage of being super easy to prep in advance when camping. No one wants to be chopping onions on the ground.

Do you ever cook with foil packets on the grill?


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by on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Mitchellgirl24
by New Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:01 AM
Man I wish! We aren't allowed to have a grill.
AlleyCat08
by Bronze Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:04 AM
We use a grill basket for fish, veggies and fruit... not together.
AlleyCat08
by Bronze Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:04 AM
Can't grill? Why?

Quoting Mitchellgirl24: Man I wish! We aren't allowed to have a grill.
Mitchellgirl24
by New Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:12 AM
Well we live in an apartment complex. Its really nice. I guess someone a few years back burned down their apartment because of a grill accident. So no one is allowed to use grills.

Quoting AlleyCat08: Can't grill? Why?

Quoting Mitchellgirl24: Man I wish! We aren't allowed to have a grill.
AlleyCat08
by Bronze Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:13 AM
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That sucks.

Quoting Mitchellgirl24: Well we live in an apartment complex. Its really nice. I guess someone a few years back burned down their apartment because of a grill accident. So no one is allowed to use grills.

Quoting AlleyCat08: Can't grill? Why?

Quoting Mitchellgirl24: Man I wish! We aren't allowed to have a grill.
michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Jul. 3, 2014 at 6:37 AM

We do that a lot, just last night in fact.

mikesmom65270
by Bronze Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 8:47 AM

I don't grill, that's DH's area of expertise.  He has done foil packets on occasion and I like the results.  My favorite was portobello mushrooms with onion and garlic.

ladyvamp5489
by Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 3:54 PM

yes when hubby is home, i dont touch the grill.

SweetLuci
by Gold Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 4:05 PM

 I cook fish, corn on the cob, Vidalia onions and pineapple in foil.

SweetLuci
by Gold Member on Jul. 3, 2014 at 4:06 PM

 Some good sounding ideas here that I want to try.

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