When you’re going camping, one of the most important things is the camping food. But, it’s not all about the food, it’s about how to prepare it and enjoy while doing it. That’s why we have it all prepared for you and your camping buddies. Whether you like it tough, light, with veggies or not, you should definitely check out our list.
1. The best way to start a day – foil packet blueberry breakfast bake
Going camping in the wilderness? Then you should definitely try exotic and yet very simple and energetic recipe with blueberries, eggs, milk, sugar, bread and some extra sweetness.
Get the recipe here, via Terra Firma Adventures.
2. Campfire breakfast burgers (fresher than Wendy’s and McDonald’s combined)
These burgers will rock your world! These minced meat patties between black pepper biscuit mix spiced up with half raw eggs - proteins that will give you the energy to bike and hike all day!
Read the full recipe here, via Jelly Toast Blog.
3. Paper bag eggs (a classic camping recipe)
This meal is as fast as it can get. The best thing about this is the fact that you got it all there ( a paper bag, fire, and bacon – God’s food! You can prepare this as a separate meal, or as addition to your camping breakfast.
4. Pie iron sandwiches (these are super simple)
When I go camping, I always like to have more fun with my children. That’s why this recipe is great because it’s energetic, funny looking and kind an interactive – my kids love it! And not to mention that our camping buddies always come to join us.
If you’re interested, you can find the recipe here, via Thecampgal.com.
5. Campfire bacon (a touch of creativity)
What a technique and incredible fun! A little bit of twisted bacon – throw it onto a skewer, light a fire and if you want them really smoky, let the smoke do its magic. In the end, you’ll get more crustiness than you can imagine!
You can find the detailed instructions on Zestuous.
6. Campfire hotdogs (they’ll never be tastier)
While your friends are looking for some adventure, show them the real one! Slow cooked hot dog recipe, with a little bit of cheese slice from the inside, wrapped in a crispy bacon will make you a chef master in your camp. Remember to slowly cook this one if you want the best taste ever.
7. Campfire breakfast burritos (spice things up!)
One if the best thing about this recipe is that you can prepare it at home and cook while camping. The fillet is yummy and very juicy. Everyone in the camp loved this one especially because I had the secret south-western ingredients. If you want to find out my little secret,
Get your recipe here, via Taste and Tell Blog.
8. Dutch oven scrambled eggs and biscuits recipe (hearty meal for hungry campers)
You can make almost everything using the Dutch oven and really bring your kitchen with you into the boonies. By mixing some eggs, onion, garlic and your favorite ingredients you can make a perfect combination for crispy biscuits. The real surprise is the way to make biscuits by using the advantage of this Dutch oven.
Visit this page to read the full recipe via What’s Cooking America.
9. Campfire chili cheese fries tin foil dinner (you’ll never eat it any other way)
Chop up the potato, make a fries and put it in tin foil, cook it on your campfire. After it’s almost done, open the foil and add some chili and cheese on the top of it, and return it to the fire to get the crispy and tasty result.
The full recipe can be found on this page, via The Kitchen Magpie.
10. Foil packed sweet potato tacos (it’s a flavor bomb)
An amazing thing about this recipe is the fact you don’t need any additional sauce to make it tasteful and juicy. Turkey, onion, tomato sauce and fresh spinach should be a nice touch if you want to add some proteins and carbohydrates. This will make the perfect flavor explosion.
Mel’s Kitchen Café has the full recipe right here.
11. Grilled barbecue chicken and vegetables in foil (it ain’t the Colonel, it’s the General!)
Have you ever tried to cook something exotic in combination with grilled barbeque chicken? Then you chose the perfect moment to come and join our chicken with zucchini, bell pepper, and asparagus. It never was so fast to cook and so tasteful to eat!
You can read the entire here, via Diethood.
12. Summer sausage hobo dinner (steamy perfection)
Sausage, veggies and chicken, rolled into tin foil and steamed over a hot grill – short of a BBQ, there’s nothing more iconic of a camping trip than this.
If your mouth is watering, you can get the full recipe here, via Fabulessly Frugal.
13. Philly cheesesteak sandwich (so good it should be illegal outside Philadelphia)
Have you ever tried a slice of bread that tastes sooo good you want the bite to last forever? You have to try out this melting mixture of the most tasteful Cheese Steak Sandwich!
Get your recipe here, via Twin Dragonfly Design.
14. Garlic lovers salmon in foil (for the fish-lovers)
Camping near the river is the right moment for you and your family to try out this perfect combination. Granted, you’ll need to bring the ingredients with you, unless you love fishing.
Get your recipe on this page, via Gimme Some Oven.
15. Campfire banana boats 9 ways (play around a little)
There are dozens of possible combos to suit hundreds of palates, so if you haven’t picked out your favorite, I’m afraid you’ll have to try them all.
If you’re up for some light experimenting, the full recipe is here, via Fresh Of The Grid.
16. Tin foil sausage and veggies dinner (easy and tasty)
Delicious, easy, fast and furious and overall healthy – can we really ask for more? Don’t skip a beat and try making it yourself!
Get your recipe here, via Chelsea’s Messy Apron.
17. Campfire pizza from scratch (let your creativity run wild)
If you like to make your hands dirty and make a pizza your family or your significant other will remember for the rest of their lives, this just may be the way to do it!
Get the detailed instructions via Fresh off the Grid.
18. Pound cake and berry campfire skillet dessert (nothing says “I love you” quite like a good pound cake)
Delicious and easy, this dessert will perfectly round off a day in the great outdoors. Plus, making it is a piece of cake (you can bet your behind it was a pun).
You can read the full recipe on Taste and Tell Blog.
19. Chicken fajita foil packet (nice and classic recipe for campers everywhere)
Onions and peppers and chicken and mushrooms, plus any seasonal veggies of your choice, what’s not to like? The dish takes less than half an hour to make, less than 15 minutes if you prepare the ingredients beforehand.
You can find detailed instructions on this page, via Growing up Gabel.