Want a fool-proof way of making a delicious, healthful meal without using pots and pans? Cooking with foil packets is a fun alternative in outdoor cooking and cleanup is a cinch!
When cooking in foil packets meals can be assembled ahead of time for less prep time later on.
Also, vegetables and meat can be cooked together for a complete, nutritious meal.
Less fat is needed when cooking in foil packets because food cooks in its own juices. This keeps your foods moist and flavorful.
Here are the basics for cooking in foil:
First, use heavy-duty foil.
Next, to prevent sticking lightly coat the foil with a non-stick vegetable spray.
Cut vegetables and meats in small, uniform slices to ensure even cooking.
Place the food in the center of a sheet of foil, making sure it is big enough to wrap around the food.
Assemble food attractively, and it will look especially appetizing when it is opened after it cooks.
Add liquids and seasonings last - then fold loosely enough for steam to circulate inside.
Place the foil packet on the grill and in minutes you`ve prepared a delicious, nutritious meal for the entire family.