These 3 Ingredient Onion Baked Potatoes in Foil (with onion soup mix) are easy to make and unbelievably delicious! Adding the onion/butter mixture between the slices and baking in aluminum foil locks in the rich flavor, adding real pizzazz to your potatoes! They are the perfect side dish, done in the oven or on the grill.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Canadian, North American
Keyword baked potatoes, baked potatoes in foil, onion potatoes
Mix margarine (or butter) and onion soup mix together.
Using a sharp knife, make crosswise cuts in each potato about a ½ inch apart, (you want to make about 4 -5 cuts in each potato) stopping about ¼ inch from the bottom of the potato. *Do NOT cut right through.
With a butter knife, add a dab of the margarine (or butter) onion soup mixture between each slice, dividing evenly between all slices in all potatoes.
Wrap each potato in aluminum foil (tin foil) , shiny side in, and place on a cookie sheet, as they may leak a little.
Bake potatoes in oven: for 40- 45 minutes or until fork easily goes through the potato.Grill/BBQ method: Follow the above directions, but bake on med-high grill/BBQ (with lid down) for 30-40 minutes until fork easily goes through the potato.
You can garnish with sour cream, green onions and bacon bits, or your favorite toppings, if you desire.
*See post content for important information on variations, substitutions and tips!
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📋 Onion Baked Potatoes in Foil Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 potato)
Calories 359Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Vitamin A 907IU18%
Vitamin C 42mg51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.