During the summer, I spend a lot of time finding ways that do not really cook. In my stifling apartment with no air conditioning, the heat in the kitchen tends to build up quickly, so I need recipes that get me in and out in no time – not those where I have to sweat over a stove.
That’s why I’m obsessed with folio pack dinners. For those unfamiliar with the concept, they are recipes you make by wrapping a series of ingredients in foil and putting them in the oven. And that’s it – in 10 or 15 minutes your food is ready. Apart from the preparation
That means you can cool off in front of a fan while your dinner is cooking. (OK, yes, that is, preheat the oven, but I do not mind unless I have to stand in the hot oven for a long time.) The foil pack seals all the flavors and juices as the food cooks and slices the foil around your Enjoying dinner is nothing short of heavenly.
The other big thing about foil wrap dinners is that you can also cook them on a grill that is great for company and solves the whole hot oven situation. Prepare a bunch of ahead of time and then transport them to a barbecue or beachside BBQ area for an impressive (but light) summer meal. Yes, with the help of this Pinterest Fave is a fantastic dinner on the beach within easy reach.
Recipes for foil pack dinners
Now I will give you 11 foil pack dinners ideas as short. Those ideas below below:
1- Italian chicken and veggie foil packets
Chicken and vegetables with herbs and Italian spices make for a ridiculously light protein-rich dinner.
2- Lemon chicken and asparagus foil wrappers
This dinner would easily take 30 minutes (or more) on the stove, but thanks to this foil pack it only takes 10 minutes on the grill or 20 minutes in the oven.
3- Pesto salmon and vegetables
Imagine how good this effortless seafood dinner is on the beach.
4- Shrimp Boil foil packs
Much less stressful than actually cooking a shrimp, but just as fun (and tasty).
5- Creamy salsa verde, chicken, rice and vegetables
Corn, beans, chicken and rice in a creamy salsa verde and wrapped in foil make a simple and decadent dinner.
6- Sausage, potato and green bean foil packets
Sometimes we only want sausages and potatoes. This foil package fulfills this desire perfectly.
7- Sriracha honey salmon vegetable Packages
If you want something spicy, then this Sriracha salmon pack is the way to go.
8- Caprese stuffed chicken wrap packs
This requires a bit more effort than some of the others in this summary (it’s finally stuffed chicken). But the extra mile is worth it.
9- Foil pack salmon with pineapple salsa
The foil package salmon is great, but the pineapple salsa is the real star of this dish.
10- Indian spiced baked potato and egg foil packets
This is a foil pack that you can also make for breakfast.
11- Grilled chicken fajitas in foil from well plated
All your favorite fajita flavors, none of the hot, greasy fajita pan chaos.
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