Foil Potatoes

Foil Potatoes


"Easy potatoes with only five minutes of prep time. These turn out full of flavor and not dry at all."


45 m servings 275 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 275 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 1258 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Lay out 4 squares of aluminum foil on the counter. Cut each potato in half lengthwise, and place onto a square of aluminum foil. Place 1/2 tablespoon of butter onto the cut side of each half, then season with garlic powder and salt. Close the potato halves together, and wrap tightly in the aluminum foil.
  3. Bake potatoes directly on the oven rack for 40 minutes, or until tender.
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  1. 75 Ratings


Very delicious. Some things that I did diffrent would be once the potatoes were cut in half I poked holes in the potatoe with a fork. I also used seasoned salt instead regular salt. I also would...

These were good. I too have fixed them on the grill. I baked them in the oven tonight, but had to do them at 350.(had something else already cooking) They took 1 1/4 hrs. I used seasoned sal...

I do this recipe a little differently. I drizzle olive oil on the potatoes instead of butter, and I put some whole garlice cloves in the foil package. The garlic gets more infused and doesn't sm...

I can't believe how something as easy as cutting the potatoes in half changes the flavour of them! I made them tonight just as the recipe is online and they were well loved by my entire family....

I made this recipe as is, and enjoyed it thoroughly. I felt that rather than garlic powder, fresh garlic would have made this so much better, given the 40 minute cooking time.

What a waste of time. My medium-large spuds took well over 90 minutes to soften, and even then there were a couple of hard spots near the skin. The skin is my favorite part of baked taters, but ...

I do these all the time on the GRILL. They are great summer fare. Occasionally I add garlic, as well. With the new non-stick foil I can cook them super crispy on the outside without fear of b...

I did these on the grill. I did two potatoes and partially microwaved them to cut down on time. I scored them and didn't measure the spices. I used seasoned salt and garlic powder. I also us...

Good basic recipe, though I made some changes. I was taking these out camping so that I could cook them over the campfire, so I baked my spuds in the oven for about 1/2 hour before assembling th...