Foil Potatoes


Easy baked potatoes in foil ready with only five minutes of prep time. The potatoes turn out full of flavor and not dry at all.

potatoes in foil
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 4 12x12-inch squares aluminum foil

  • 4 medium baking potatoes, scrubbed

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 4 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Place 1/2 tablespoon butter on the cut side of each potato half and season with garlic powder and salt. Close potato halves to form full potatoes and wrap each tightly with a square of aluminum foil.

  3. Bake potatoes directly on the rack of the preheated oven until tender, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
12g Fat
39g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 1258mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 43mg 213%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 931mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love