Foil Packet Recipes to Warm You Up This Winter

Spicy Meatball Foil Packs
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Winter is all about staying as cozy as possible. When it comes to food, to us that means comfort, ease, and heartiness. Well, look no further than these winter foil packet recipes. Whether you're craving garlicky steak, cheesy buffalo chicken, or even jambalaya, these cold weather recipes will have you reaching for your trusty heavy-duty tin foil tonight. All of the flavor comes together inside the packs in just one simple step, and you get to bypass every bit of the lengthy prep and complicated mess, which basically means your weeknights are about to get way better. So don't let the cold weather get you down at dinnertime. These 21 easy winter foil packet meals are ready to put in the work for you.

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Tin Foil Jambalaya

Tin Foil Sausage and Veggies Jambalaya
Via Chelsea's Messy Apron

Recipe: Tin Foil Jambalaya

Nothing warms us up on a cold winter night like jambalaya. This quick-fix version of traditional jambalaya has all of your favorite ingredients, but can be made with much less hassle.

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Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs

Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs
Courtesy of Creme De La Crumb

Recipe: Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs

Steak and potatoes make a classic duo, and you can let them shine in this easy foil pack. Savory herbs, olive oil, and garlic are all you need.

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Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Gnocchi Foil Packets

Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Gnocchi Foil Packets
Eatwell101/Christina Cherrier

Recipe: Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Gnocchi Foil Packets

This buttery, herby sauce is about as cozy as it gets. Gnocchi is already quick to cook—so it makes a perfect starch to steam up with some mushrooms.

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Foil Pack French Dip Sandwiches

Foil Pack French Dip Sandwiches
Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Recipe: Foil Pack French Dip Sandwiches

Part pull-apart bread, part French dip, this recipe is a melty masterpiece. Kids and adults alike will love it.

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Foil-Packet Sweet Potato Hash

Foil-Packet Sweet Potato Hash
Extra Crispy/Kelsey Hanson

Recipe: Foil-Packet Sweet Potato Hash

This foil pack is practically made for the best no-fuss brunch ever. Sweet potatoes, bell peppers, smoked chicken sausage, and eggs are your ticket to success.

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Grilled Pork Chops and Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce Foil Packets

Grilled Pork Chops and Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce Foil Packets
Courtesy of Belly Full

Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops and Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce Foil Packets

We're not sure what's better—the marinated pork chop or fresh chimichurri sauce. Potatoes are just the hearty touch to cap it all off.

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Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Foil Packets with Ranch Crema

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Foil Packets with Ranch Crema
Pinterest/Carl’s Bad Cravings

Recipe: Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Foil Packets with Ranch Crema

Turn that buffalo chicken dip into a low-carb dinner. The ranch crema sounds fancy but is actually super simple to make.

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Spicy Meatball Foil Packs

Spicy Meatball Foil Packs
Pinterest/Tablespoon

Recipe: Spicy Meatball Foil Packs

When you're craving comfort food with a slightly spicy kick, look no further than this meatball foil pack recipe. You can double the recipe and make meatball subs the next day!

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Foil Packet Nachos

Foil Packet Nachos
Pinterest/The Cookie Rookie

Recipe: Foil Packet Nachos

Whip up these beefy nachos on Super Bowl Sunday, and you won't be left with a mess.

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Parmesan Chicken Foil Packets

Parmesan Chicken Foil Packets
Spend with Pennies

Recipe: Parmesan Chicken Foil Packets

We're thinking this recipe is a new weeknight staple. The Italian-inspired dinner is a family favorite.

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Shrimp Pasta in a Foil Package

Shrimp Pasta in a Foil Package
The Pioneer Woman

Recipe: Shrimp Pasta in a Foil Package

Consider this your new everyday seafood pasta. Garlic, tomatoes, white wine, parsley, and red pepper flakes make a tasty bunch.

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Potatoes Au Gratin Packets

Potatoes Au Gratin Packets
Macheesmo

Recipe: Potatoes Au Gratin Packets

Known as "campfire potatoes," these foil pack potatoes are a real crowd-pleaser—on and off the camping trip.

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Foil Pack Philly Cheesesteak

Foil Pack Philly Cheesesteak
Chelsea's Messy Apron

Recipe: Foil Pack Philly Cheesesteak

Make dinner a low-carb affair with this foil pack take on Philly cheesesteaks.

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Grilled Herbed Chicken and Potatoes Foil Packets

Grilled Herbed Chicken and Potatoes Foil Packets
Courtesy of Crème De La Crumb

Recipe: Grilled Herb Chicken and Potatoes Foil Packets

Simple and straightforward, this foil pack is ready to take on your busiest weeknights this winter season.

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Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Foil Packets

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Foil Packets
The Recipe Critic

Recipe: Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Foil Packets

The Cajun spices are enough to take this foil packet to delicious new heights.

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Hamburger and Potato Foil Packets

Hamburger and Potato Foil Packets
Spending with Pennies

Recipe: Hamburger and Potato Foil Packets

Make hamburgers that are healthy but hearty. These foil packets are so good you won't miss the hamburger bun.

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Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets

Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets
Spend with Pennies

Recipe: Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets

Chicken and potatoes smothered in cheese, BBQ sauce, and bacon? We're in.

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Steak Fajita Foil Packets

Steak Fajita Foil Packets
Courtesy of Crème De La Crumb

Recipe: Steak Fajita Foil Packets

Have a wintertime fiesta with these easy steak fajitas. The spices will warm you right up.

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Creamy Shrimp and Salmon Foil Packs

Creamy Shrimp and Salmon Foil Packs
Eatwell101/Christina Cherrier

Recipe: Creamy Shrimp and Salmon Foil Packs

Let's switch things up by ditching the surf-and-turf for surf-and-surf. This seafood supper with shrimp and salmon is decadently creamy and garlicky.

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Caprese Chicken Foil Packets

Caprese Chicken Foil Packets
A Spicy Perspective

Recipe: Caprese Chicken Foil Packets

You're going to love these individually packed dinners with an Italian twist. It's a weeknight warrior in the making.

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Foil Pack Chicken Rice and Broccoli

Foil Pack Chicken Rice and Broccoli
Gimme Delicious

Recipe: Foil Pack Chicken Rice and Broccoli

Healthy and packed with flavor? We'll happily get on board.

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