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Grilled Cheesy Potatoes

Grilled Cheesy Potatoes are the perfect side for all of your summer meals. Grilled to tenderness and covered in rich, melted cheddar cheese, these potatoes are sure to be everyone's favorite. No grill? No problem! You can also make these cheesy potatoes in the oven.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 236kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds potatoes (washed and cut into 1/4-inch thick sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • teaspoon pepper (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded, divided)
  • fresh herbs (minced, optional garnish)


  • Preheat grill to medium-high, or oven to 425°F.
  • Place the potatoes in the center of a large piece of aluminum foil or in a bowl.
    1 1/2 pounds potatoes
  • Pour the melted butter evenly over the potatoes, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
    2 tablespoons butter, teaspoon salt, teaspoon pepper
  • Sprinkle on half of the cheddar cheese.
    1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • Wrap the potatoes tightly in the aluminum foil and place on the preheated grill, or in the oven.
  • Cook for 15 minutes, then flip the packet and cook for an addition 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Open the top of the foil packet and sprinkle on the remaining cheddar cheese.
    1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • Leave the packet open and place it back on the grill, or in the oven. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Top with the minced herbs, if desired.
    fresh herbs



Tips and Techniques for the Best Grilled Cheesy Potatoes

  • Cut your potatoes into even-size pieces, for even cooking.
  • Melt the butter before drizzling over the potatoes for more even distribution.
  • Add toppings like bacon, sour cream, and chives after roasting to give these potatoes even more delicious flavor!
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 402IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1mg