Foil Packet Recipes
One easy way to make a delicious meal is to package meat, spices, and perhaps some veggies in foil and bake them. This page contains foil packet recipes.
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These are super healthy and tasty. They take a bit of prep, but I like to keep the un-cooked packets in the fridge for up to an entire week and simply pop them into the oven as needed. Cook once, eat all week... I'm happy!
Total Time: Hour?
Yield: 18 small servings
Source: Modified from a recipe in the book "Clean Eating".
- 5 lb red potatoes
- 4 red or yellow bell peppers
- 5 chicken breasts
- 4 tsp dried oregano
- 4 tsp dried rosemary
- 1 tsp freshly ground sea salt
- 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 5 tablespoons, plus 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon reduced sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon honey
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Wash, peel and slice your potatoes thinly using a mandolin slicer.
- Wash and slice your peppers into rings.
- Cube your chicken.
- Tear off large squares of foil and spray each with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange about 13 potato slices in the center of each.
- In a large bowl, toss your chicken with your garlic, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper.
- Place a heaping 1/4 cup measure of chicken over the top of your potatoes.
- Arrange a couple pepper rings over this. Drizzle lightly with extra virgin olive oil.
- Fold up all edges securely and bake in a *425 oven for 30 minutes.
- For your dressing, combine your balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, soy sauce and honey in a bowl. Whisk well. Drizzle even amounts over your cooked packets before eating. Enjoy!
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