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Grilled Steamed Veggie Pockets

Grilled Steamed Veggie Pockets


Ok, you say “NO BRAINER,” but this is so cool. It’s so hot on the boat, and we’re using our grill for EVERYTHING! We love this way of cooking up our dinners, and it’s so easy. All you need is foil, your favorite veggies, and your choice of meat to grill. Ours happens to be salmon, so check out how we grill it with my Crispy Salmon Salad. Or you could serve these Steamed Veggies with my Easy Peasy BBQ Pork Belly. Go meatless and add a few sliced onions, red potatoes, or sweet potatoes. Whatever you choose, you’ll be addicted, and I guarantee this will become one of your regulars for summer grilling. The greatest thing is the cleanup! No dishes!!!


June 20, 2017
: 2
: 5 min
: 10 min
: 15 min


  • 20 fresh green beans swashed & ends sniped
  • 1 fresh carrot washed sliced sticks the size of the green beans
  • 2 strips organic bacon
  • Himalayan salt
  • fresh pepper
  • 1 strips foil 24X24 folded in half for beans & carrots
  • dash your favorite seasoning I love old bay!
  • Step 1 Make sure you prep your foil before you start with your veggies.
  • Step 2 Place the washed beans and carrot sticks on the double-folded 24×24 piece of foil equivalent to a 12×12 sheet of foil. Cut the bacon into small strips and place on top of the veggies. Season with Himalayan Salt & fresh pepper (or your choice).
  • Step 3 Fold the top down tight. Fold the ends in and press them together so the bacon grease does not leak out when you flip them.
  • Step 4 Cook for 5 minutes and then flip and cook for another 5 minutes on a medium to hot grill. We have this down to a science since our salmon takes 10 minutes as well.
  • Step 5 Ta-da! Fresh super side for any meal!
  • Step 6 Tips:
  • Step 7 1)We’ve done this with sweet potatoes as well. Try rubbing your sweet potatoes in curry! They need 25 minutes. This was a treat and added just the right touch to our grilled Tandoori Chicken in the Rain!
  • Step 8 2) You can use any veggies you like. When combining 2 or 3 veggies in one foil pocket, I make sure they need equal cooking time. A good combo is sliced zucchini, mushrooms, and onions!
  • Step 9 3) You can also make a pocket for your marinated fajitas veggies and use my grilled Carne Asada steak recipe.


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