Is your kitchen like mine in the summer? Too hot?! Check out this Grilled Yukon Gold Foil Packet Extraordinaire recipe and fire up your grill, not your kitchen.


  • 2 pounds potatoes, NOT peeled, cut up into 1” cubes.
  • ½ white onion, chopped into big chunks
  • 1 poblano pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (optional for spiciness)
  • 2-4 cloves of garlic, chopped (but not minced)
  • ¼ cup Driftless Sunflower Oil or olive oil
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed juice from 1 to 2 lemons,
  • plus more to taste
  • Your rosemary leaves, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, peppers, oil, lemon juice, onion, and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  2. Distribute to 3 or 4 foil “packets” (made simply by taking a square piece of foil and pouring some of the potato mixture into the middle… you get the idea).
  3. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Rotate packets front to back and continue cooking for 10 minutes longer. Move packets directly over coals, cover, and cook for 5 minutes more.
  4. Remove from grill and let cool for 5 minutes. Carefully open packets, season with additional salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste, and serve immediately.