Easy Foil BBQ Potatoes

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 5m
Ready In

"Quick and easy to prepare, pop on the BBQ and forget them,'til the rest of dinner is ready, Delicious!!! I sometimes throw in a few small mushrooms with the potato."

Original recipe yields 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (242.4 g)
  • Calories 601.5
  • Total Fat - 55.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 96.2 mg
  • Sodium - 492 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.8 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 4.1 g
  • Calcium - 53.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 21.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Scrub potato and make 4 slits almost through to bottom. Slice onion into 4 slices to fit into slits in potato. Dot with butter or margarine. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle olive oil over all. Wrap tightly in foil, as if to freeze.

Step 2

Place package on rack in BBq and close the lid. (Can also be done in the oven- 400f degrees for 1 hour or until potatoes are soft). In a hot BBq they should be done within an hour, depends on what else you are BBqing.

Step 3

Open packages, adjust seasoning, serve in opened foil. Repeat process for as many potatoes as needed

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I love how easy this recipe comes together and it tastes divine. A keeper. Made for the Billboard Recipe Tag Game.

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(9 Sep 2012)

Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

5 star all the way Derf. Great tasting and easy to prepare. I opened up the foil for the last 15 minutes to allow them to brown a bit. Took exactly 1 hour. Served with Mexican meatloaf, new carrots & fresh beans. Delish dinner

(15 Aug 2012)