18 Ways to Cook with Foil

Whether you're using your oven or your grill, mealtime's all wrapped up with these handy foil ideas for meat, fish, veggies - even desserts.

Part of: Summer Grilling: Party Ideas

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BBQ Grilled Kielbasa Dinner

"Wow, this was good — and a welcome change from our ordinary fare. What an aroma when you open that packet."

-Chefcrystal

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Campfire Cones

"These were great and very indulgent! The kids thought they were neat-o, and I couldn't resist digging into one too!"

-Liza at Food.com

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Tilapia with Lemon, Rosemary & Tomato

"This was delicious, with a sophisticated taste from the rosemary. The foil kept the fish nice and moist."

-KateL

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Baby Back Ribs

"We used a broiler rather than a grill, but what came out was a mess of flavorful ribs that were tender and delicious."

-Lavender Lynn

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Greek Grilled Fish

"I used salmon and cooked mine on the indoor grill. It made for a delightful, quick dinner."

-PaulaG

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Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

"This is great chicken! I used chicken quarters and cooked mine in the oven."

-lazyme

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Best Barbecued-Pork Sandwiches

"We enjoyed this sauce. I used a 5-pound Boston butt and am looking forward to the leftovers."

-GaylaJ

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Dulce de Leche

"This recipe is excellent. The consistency was smooth and creamy, and the taste was absolutely delicious."

-A.B. Hall

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Easy Broccoli

"I used regular Italian dressing and grilled the broccoli for about 15 minutes. It came out quite tasty and was extremely easy."

-Kim127

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Grilled Scallops & Mushrooms

"5 stars all the way! I prepared individual packages and popped them in the oven for 20 minutes before serving."

-Bergy

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Cajun Onions

"I made these with large sweet onions using the cast-iron skillet, and they were GREAT! They're perfect with steak, pork chops or chicken."

-mersaydees

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Packet Potatoes

"I loved how easy and convenient this side dish was. The potatoes actually browned up a bit, which I also love!"

-LifeIsGood

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Spicy Chicken in Foil

"This is a fast, tasty and easy dish to bake in the oven, but also a great recipe to try over the coals when you're camping."

-Sharlene~W

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Roasted Corn with Oregano

"I loved this! The corn was juicy and flavorful. I loved the easy cleanup too."

-Mama's Kitchen (Hope)

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Grilled Cabbage

"This is wonderful as a side dish with grilled steak or chicken and potatoes. I'll be making this a lot!"

-*Parsley*

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Chicken Parmesan

"This was great! I assembled it earlier today and then just threw it on the grill for 20 minutes. It was cooked perfectly."

-E.A

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Butternut Squash with Brown Onions

"I loved this — and it's so easy, too. It was a wonderful addition to the salmon we also had."

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

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Taco Salad Bowls

"These are way better than store-bought tortilla bowls. Although they are baked, they still come out crispy and absolutely delicious."

-Chef #1420578

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