Foil Baked Potatoes

    1 hour 5 min

    Potatoes are baked in a foil packet with black pepper, garlic granules, oregano and light buttery spread. You can substitute in oil or butter, if you're not too worried about the fat content. Serve as a side dish.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 12 small red potatoes, quartered
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste
    • 1 pinch garlic granules or to taste
    • 1 pinch dried oregano or to taste
    • 1/4 (500g) tub light buttery spread

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat an oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Spray four sheets of foil with cooking oil spray.
    2. Divide potatoes evenly among the sheets of foil; season with salt, pepper, garlic granules and oregano. Place 2 tablespoons of the butter flavoured spread over each mound of potatoes. Create packets by folding and sealing the foil. Place the foil packets on a baking tray.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a fork, 55 minutes to 1 hour. Drain melted buttery spread before serving.

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    This recipe is so easy and good. My family loves it. I also add cheese, diced onion and even have put a small piece of bacon on the top. I also spray the foil with pam....  -  19 Mar 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I have made this for years - on the grill! It's such an easy way to make potatoes while the meat is grilling. Add sliced onions! Cook the packet until the potatoes are fork-tender, flipping them over once in awhile (if the foil packet is super-tight) to be sure they are getting evenly done. I wouldn't use oregano, but only because I don't care for oregano. Garlic/salt/pepper/butter is plenty.  -  03 Mar 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Great recipe that's low in fat! I did mine on the grill. I sprayed the bottom of a foil packet with Pam to prevent the potatoes from sticking. I left out the oregano (personal preference) and added some vidalia onion. I used minced garlic vs. garlic powder. There's nothing simpler and these go great with BBQ chicken.  -  04 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)