Potato Taco Foil Packets  

Recipe Courtesy of: Emily Buys

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 25 min | Serves: 6


  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ground red pepper
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, drained
  • 24 oz. Tasteful Selections® potatoes, halved (Recipe favorite: Sunrise Medley)
  • 6 tsp. butter
  • Salt
  • 1 ½ c. shredded cheese
  • Sour cream, salsa and avocado for topping
  • 6 sheets of Heavy Duty foil


Preheat grill to high heat. In a large skillet, brown meat over medium-high heat. Stir in seasonings, tomato sauce and beans and set aside. Begin assembling packets. Spray each piece of foil with non-stick cooking spray. Place about ¾ cup potatoes in the center of each piece of foil. Top with 1 teaspoon of butter and a pinch of salt. Top with ? cup of taco meat and a sprinkle of cheese. Repeat with remaining 5 pieces of foil and ingredients. Bring the two sides up and fold down twice. Then fold in both ends, twice, to seal the packet. Grill for 25-30 minutes, until the potatoes are tender. Serve with sour cream, salsa, and avocado.