Hi guys! How was your day? Mine absolutely flew by – per usual this week!

Hey, remember those genius foil packet dinners my sister-in-law had ready for us on Mother’s Day? We re-created tonight to make Chicken, Vegetable & Potato Grill Packets!

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Packet mix-ins included:

  • Sliced potatoes
  • Cubed chicken breasts
  • Green beans
  • Mushrooms (for Ben!!)
  • Water chestnuts
  • Mini corns – which were more like full corn on the cob – Holy cow they were huge!

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First I took a sheet of heavy-duty foil and sprayed it with non-stick spray. Next I layered on the potatoes, chicken, mini corn, water chestnuts and green beans. My “sauce” was some light Italian dressing, a couple little pats of butter and some Veggie Grill seasonings – yummm!!!!

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I topped it all off with ~4 small ice cubs and sealed my packet up tight – no steam saw the sweet light of day from this packet!!

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I also made a packet of just potatoes with some butter and Lowry’s Seasoning Salt.

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Ben wanted to show you his masterpiece too :) His looks better than mine!

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We put the packets on the grill set at medium-low for about 10 minutes, then rotated them 180 degrees and let them grill for another 10 minutes. Remove the packets from the grill, carefully open and packets are up!

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Oh my gosh – SO great! So flavorful, so easy and so delish! The sauce thickens a little bit as the packet cools off…just amazing. This would also be really good over some chewy, brown rice.

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The potatoes were so crunchy and satisfying…but what carby, buttery, salty dish isn’t??

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The BEST part?? No cleanup! Only forks to put in the dishwasher – wheee!!! The SECOND best part? You could make this anyway YOU want! Make it sea-worthy by using shrimp or salmon – make it vegetarian by adding some broccoli and asparagus – make it for the carnivore in you by using filet mignon. The customized possibilities are endless, people!

I also cut up a few kiwi for us. Keeeweee…

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Time to clean my house – I have guests coming over tomorrow!!

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What would you put in your foil packet dinner??