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Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets

Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

EASY & CHEESY POTATOES WITH BACON

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets deliver tons of flavor and texture, and everyone loves them! This is certainly the easiest AND mess-free way to serve loaded potatoes to your friends and family.

If you’re not a fan of bacon and cheese over potatoes (HA?!), grab my recipe for Garlic Herb Grilled Potatoes in Foil.

For those that haven’t noticed, yet, I have been obsessed with foil packet recipes ever since I learned about foil packet recipes. They’re quick, they’re easy, and there’s pretty much zero clean-up.

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets Recipe - Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

These Cheesy Bacon Potatoes feature all the classic fixins’ like cheese, bacon, and green onions all layered over delicious small potatoes.

The potato-foils can be grilled for those summertime cookouts and camping dinners, or baked in the oven, year-round.

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets Recipe - Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

HOW TO MAKE CHEESY BACON POTATO FOIL PACKETS

  • Preheat your grills to medium-high OR preheat your oven to 425F.
  • Start by cutting up the potatoes into cubes, then toss them in melted butter with pieces of bacon and delicious seasonings.
  • Wrap it all up in foil packets and bake or grill for 25-ish minutes.
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese, put back on the grill until cheese is melted, and serve.

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets Recipe - Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets Recipe - Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

The potatoes are delicious just as-is, but if you want, you can also serve them with a drizzle of hot sauce and a dollop of sour cream.

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ENJOY!

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Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets Recipe - Flavor-loaded potatoes and bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese and green onions. A delicious and easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!

Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets

Katerina | Diethood
Flavor-loaded potatoes & bacon cooked inside foil packs, then topped with melty cheese + green onions. An easy twist on the classic loaded potatoes!
5 from 3 votes
Servings : 6 serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds mini Yukon gold potatoes OR small red potatoes rinsed, dried, and quartered
  • 4 strips low-sodium uncooked bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup low fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat GRILL to medium-high OR preheat OVEN to 425F.
  • In a large bowl combine potatoes, bacon, butter, garlic powder, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper; mix until well combined.
  • Divide up the potato mixture between four 12x12 inch pieces of foil.
  • Wrap foil tightly around potatoes and pierce foils in three different spots with a fork.
  • Transfer to grill and cook over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes OR bake in oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender. Pierce with a fork to check for doneness.
  • Carefully open up each packet and top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Place back on the grill or in the oven for a couple more minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with green onions and parsley.
  • Serve. 
  • Optionally, you can serve them with a drizzle of hot sauce and a dollop of sour cream.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 6

Nutrition

Serving: 1 Packet | Calories: 246 kcal | Carbohydrates: 27 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 23 mg | Sodium: 255 mg | Potassium: 683 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 210 IU | Vitamin C: 30.7 mg | Calcium: 99 mg | Iron: 1.6 mg | Net Carbs: 24 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy potato side dish recipe, grilling recipes, potatoes, summer bbq side dish
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8 comments on “Cheesy Bacon Potato Foil Packets”

  1. Trying this out tonight but with regular potatoes since that is what I have…will also chop up Vidalia onion to cook with potatoes…

  2. I can not wait to try these with potatoes, but tonight I’m going to try these in the oven with cauliflower as I have 2 huge heads to use up and it sounds so good. I will leave in about the same size florets and hope for great results. I’m using my pressure oven. Yum

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