Quick & Easy Foil-Pack Beef and Veggie Bake

Looking for a simple, hearty meal that’s perfect for busy weeknights? This Quick & Easy Foil-Pack Beef and Veggie Bake is just what you need! With tender beef stew meat, fresh broccoli florets, sweet corn on the cob, and chopped potatoes, all wrapped in foil and baked to perfection, this dish is both delicious and convenient. And for an extra creamy touch, we add melted Velveeta cheese right before it’s done. Whether you’re cooking for the family or prepping meals in advance, this recipe is sure to be a hit!


  • 1 lb beef stew meat (or steak, if you prefer)
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 ears of corn, cut into thirds
  • 4 medium potatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Velveeta cheese, cubed


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. Prepare Ingredients:
    • In a large bowl, combine the beef stew meat, broccoli florets, corn pieces, and chopped potatoes.
    • Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  3. Assemble Foil Packs:
    • Cut large sheets of aluminum foil. Place equal portions of the beef and vegetable mixture onto each sheet.
    • Wrap the foil around the ingredients, folding the edges to seal tightly.
  4. Bake:
    • Place the foil packs on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, until the beef is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  5. Add Cheese:
    • About 5-7 minutes before the baking time is up, carefully open the foil packs and add the Velveeta cheese cubes.
    • Reseal the foil packs and return to the oven until the cheese is melted.
  6. Serve:
    • Carefully open the foil packs and transfer the contents to plates. Serve hot and enjoy!

Why You’ll Love It:

  1. Quick & Easy: Minimal prep and cleanup make this dish perfect for busy weeknights.
  2. Hearty & Filling: Packed with protein and veggies, it’s a complete meal in itself.
  3. Versatile: Easily swap the beef for steak or other meats to suit your preference.
  4. Cheesy Goodness: The addition of Velveeta cheese adds a creamy, delicious finish.
  5. Family-Friendly: Simple ingredients that everyone loves make it a hit with kids and adults alike.

Tips for Making:

  • Even Cooking: Cut the potatoes into small, uniform pieces to ensure they cook through evenly.
  • Veggie Variations: Feel free to add other veggies like carrots, bell peppers, or zucchini.
  • Marinate Meat: For extra flavor, marinate the beef in your favorite marinade for a few hours before cooking.
  • Grill Option: These foil packs can also be cooked on a grill over medium-high heat for about 20-25 minutes.

How to Store:

  • Refrigerate: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat: Reheat in the oven at 350°F (175°C) until warmed through, or in a microwave-safe dish in the microwave.
  • Freeze: For longer storage, freeze the foil packs before baking. When ready to eat, bake from frozen at 450°F (230°C) for about 50-60 minutes, or until the meat and vegetables are fully cooked.

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