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Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

This Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner is the quick and easy dinner idea you were looking for, but thought you’d never find. Steak & potatoes were meant to go together, and they come through as the shining stars they were meant to be in this simple, but flavorful recipe.

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

So today’s episode in the I hate moving list, cooking is so hard, and if we eat fast food one more time I will probably die- I pulled out my own version of old faithful- my grill.

Sure, tonight it was only hot dogs and a couple hamburgers, but it was still a filling meal that was easy and required the most minimal effort on my part. Thank Heaven for that!

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

Since the grill’s moved and ready for more serious business- I can’t wait to make it earn it’s keep.

We’re planning a bonfire to celebrate being all moved in and settled in the next two weeks. Friends, family, and good food sound like the perfect way to usher in this next chapter in our lives.

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

Cooking on the grill is easy enough in itself, if you know what you’re doing. Cooking a whole dinner in a foil packet, well that’s just smart on top of smart.

This Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner serves 4-6 and couldn’t be any simpler, in ingredients or instructions. Your family, your taste buds, shoot even your sanity will thank you!

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

 This meat & potatoes meal is ideal for any night you’re craving something hearty, filling, flavorful, but need it prepped & ready in a hurry. You don’t have to skimp, you just need the right recipe. This Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner is just what you’re looking for.

Want a more complete dinner in a dish, err foil packet? You can add some fresh broccoli florets or some freshly snapped green beans. They’ll saute up nicely while absorbing all the flavor. And still, no extra work! Ahh, an easy dinner that tastes amazing, without any real work other than some chopping prep. Consider me your gal 🙂

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

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garlic butter steak and potato foil packet opened and sprinkled with parsley

Grilled Butter Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Pack Dinner

4.19 from 92 votes
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Course: Grilled, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 593kcal


  • 2 1/2 lbs sirloin steak, fat trimmed and chopped into 2" pieces
  • 1 lb baby potatoes, quartered, boiled for 3-4 minutes, drained & cooled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted & cooled
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • pinch fresh rosemary leaves
  • fresh thyme leaves, for garnish (option)


  • To a large mixing bowl, add the steak, oil, butter, salt, pepper, oregano, parsley, dried thyme, and rosemary leaves. Using a spatula, stir gently until everything is evenly combined and coated.
  • Separate and spread out 4 12x12 sheets of aluminum foil. Divide the steak and potato mixture evenly out onto the center of each foil sheet. Wrap the foil up tightly around the contents of the packets, seal them well.
  • Over high heat, grill the foil packets for 10-12 minutes. Flip and grill an additional 10-12 minutes.
  • Open the packets, let them cook an extra two minutes, and garnish with the fresh thyme leaves, serving immediately.


recipe adapted from Creme De La Crumb


Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 1463mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 23.6mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 6mg
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  1. 5 stars
    Hi, this looks so good, I would love to make it. How would you adapt it temperature and time wise for a conventional oven bake? Thanks

    1. Hi, Linda! I’m so happy you want to try them 🙂 For the oven, cook them at 425 degrees for 20-25 minutes, flipping them at the halfway mark.

        1. I cook the potatoes & meat together in the foil packs, for 10-12 minutes on each side- flipping in between. Hope that helps!

  2. Hi,
    This looks pretty darn good and I’m going to have to make it for la familia. Just wondering with the cooking times, what’s the temperature of the meat? Also, do you suggest adding veggies right in the same foil pack? I was thinking of either baby carrots, asparagus, or broccoli.

    1. Manny, they really are and you will be so glad you tried them! The recipe card includes the cooking times, or at least what I do, and over medium high heat. As far as the meat temp, I don’t really check that with steaks since they’re generally safe to consume even when barely cooked. Yes, add the veggies right on in with the meat for maximum flavor, and you can’t really go wrong with any combination of veggies you choose to go with. My personal vote would be still use the potatoes, but also include either asparagus or broccoli.

  3. 5 stars
    This looks great! Do you think I’d be able to use stewing beef for this instead of the sirloin steak? I’ve had stewing beef in my freezer for a bit that I’d like to use up & its too hot for stew haha.

    1. You can try it! I’d watch it though because with this even when cooked fully, the steak stays super tender and you wouldn’t want to lose that aspect.

    2. Hi, we used the stew meat a few times and it came out very yummy 😋… we added lil xtra buyutter in the foil n still came out tender … we also added zucchini n squash

  4. 5 stars
    Love this! I added fresh green beans and put it all in the oven. I must say my family loved it. A must try meal.

    1. Thank you for the lovely feedback, Annette! I haven’t added green beans before, but have made it a couple of times with fresh broccoli. I’ll have to try it with the beans next. You just can’t beat a complete meal all cooked in a simple pouch.

  5. I’m wondering if I could do it in individual packs. I’m planning a get-together for 16 and was hoping that each person could take a pack. Do you think the timing would be the same?

    1. Hmm, I’d probably lower the heat a bit since the meat will cook through quicker and consider par-boiling the potatoes then to make sure everything’s done at the same time. Let me know how it goes!

  6. Cooking on high is very vague 10 to 12 min is more than I would grill a stake in each side steak was over cooked but the potatoes where great