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Yummy Grilled Potatoes and Onions

When grilling season hits I look to easy, flavorful side dishes to complement grilled meats. This grilled potatoes and onion recipe is an adaptation of a grilled potato recipe I have been making for years and years because it is flavorful and versatile.  

When you want a potatoes side dish, these potatoes are a nice change from potato salad. This recipe is a little less fussy to make and that means the preparation is quick and easy.  I'm all about quick and easy, especially where the grill is involved.

A Grilled Potatoes Side Dish

Grilled potatoes make a tasty alternative to potato salad.


Once you make these grilled potatoes you will be sure to add them to your grilling menu rotation. 

The grill is not the only way to make these potatoes.  You can just as easily use your oven.  On the grill, you'll wrap the potatoes in a foil packet.  In the oven, you can either use a foil packet or spread the potato mixture on a baking sheet and cook at 450 degrees F.

Either way, your potatoes will be tasty.  I'm sharing the recipe with directions specifically for the grill, but use the oven if that is better for you.  This recipe serves four adults but you can easily scale it up or down.
Grilled Potatoes and Onions in Foil.

Grilled Potatoes Success Tips

Get your grill good and hot.  If your grill has a thermometer, you want it to read 450 degrees F. 

Use baby potatoes to cut your cooking time down.

Cut your potatoes in half for better surface contact with the heat from the grill and faster cooking.  

Use a double layer of aluminum foil. Cut two large pieces of aluminum foil, about 24 inches in length. 

Seal the packet well so the butter mixture doesn't leak.  

Don't overcook.

Watch the Grilled Potatoes Video 


Other Side Dishes for the Grill

Grilled Vegetables
Grilled Vegetables complement most grilled meats.

 
These grilled vegetables taste amazing and nicely complement most grilled meats.

Another Grilled Potatoes Recipe
Easy baked potatoes on the grill.


You'll notice the same ingredients in this recipe as in the one shared today.

Grilled Corn with Chili-Lime Butter
Add chili-lime butter to your corn-on-the-cob for extra tastiness.


Jazz-up your corn-on-the-cob for a tasty twist on this grilled side dish staple.

Grilled Potatoes Side Dish Recipe

grilled potatoes, grilled side dish, grilling side dish
dinner
American
Yield: 6
Author: Donna Urso
Grilled Potatoes Side Dish

Grilled Potatoes Side Dish

Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 20 MinTotal time: 30 Min
A tasty grilled potatoes side dish for your summer menu rotation.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Turn on your grill to get it good and hot. If your grill has a thermometer, you want it to read 450 degrees F.
  2. Wash the potatoes and then cut them in half. Place the potatoes and onions together in a large bowl. Melt the butter and mix in the Better Than Bouillon and lemon juice. Pour the butter mixture over the potatoes and toss to cover them well. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  3. Cut two large pieces of aluminum foil, about 24 inches in length. Lay the foil pieces crosswise, one on top of the other. Place the potatoes in the center of the foil, spreading them out as much as you can. Wrap the top piece of foil into a packet sealing the edges. Then wrap the other piece of foil over it, making a packet and sealing the edges.
  4. Place the packet on your hot grill. Cook for 10 minutes and then turn the packet over. After 20 minutes test for doneness by sticking a sharp knife into one of the potatoes. Serve with your favorite main dish.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

165.6

Fat (grams)

7.78

Sat. Fat (grams)

4.88

Carbs (grams)

22.32

Fiber (grams)

2.94

Net carbs

19.4

Sugar (grams)

2

Protein (grams)

2.68

Sodium (milligrams)

18.04

Cholesterol (grams)

20.25

Nutritional information is approximate.


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