One of the most popular ways to cook camping food is over a fire. These campfire meals in foil are easy, delicious and practically clean-up themselves! And, that makes more time available for camping fun!
Campfire Foil Recipes
One pot camping meals can be made in camp Dutch ovens, skillets or heavy duty aluminum foil packets like the ones we’ve got here.
This quick 30-minute dinner has it all! It is fast, delicious and moist, keto-friendly, low carb, gluten free and packed with cubed chicken breast meat and vegetables!
This tasty dinner will be on your table in just 20 minutes, from start to finish! The lemon and garlic make a yummy sauce as the shrimp and asparagus steam in the cooking process.
These fast, cheesy and delicious campfire French fries make a great side dish for burgers and hot dogs. Or, enjoy this no-mess, zero clean-up meal and make it your dinner!
One of the best things about making foil packet meals is their ability to scale because of the individual servings, they are quick camping meals for two or they can serve large crowds.
This Campfire Stew hobo dinner is a step above traditional hobo stew but it is still super easy and fast … I promise. With the simple addition of a fresh rosemary sprig, you’ll be amazed at how flavorful these traditional hobo foil packets camp meal becomes.
Interesting in doing a family-style Hobo Casserole dinner? Try this one that is made in a camp Dutch oven.
Potatoes in foil must be on every camper’s menu! This easy recipe is the perfect side dish for grilled meats.
Using knives with blade guards keeps you safer when packing gear for your trip.
You will be amazed at how a few spices and a little honey taste in this Spiced-Up Mixed Nuts Camping Recipe! This is one of our camping food recipes using non-refrigerated ingredients from your pantry.
This is one of my favorite foil packet fish recipes because it is super simple, moist, flavorful and relatively healthy (but keep that under your hat so it doesn’t get the ‘healthy tastes horrible’ tag and nobody wants to try it!)
Using heat-resistant gloves makes it easier to handle hot tin foil dinners without burning yourself.
These spiced potatoes use white potatoes and yams (or sweet potatoes) offering a great flavor and texture combination.
This Chicken Pesto Pizza Easy Camping Recipe needs a lightly wrapped package around 6 ingredients to make this dinner in minutes!
This Pesto And Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich Campfire Recipe can be made using a cast iron griddle or skillet … or it can be wrapped in foil sheets for toasting directly over hot coals of the campfire. It is one of our really easy camping meals you have to try!
If you do a lot of dispersed camping in the great outdoors, you may want to a portable grill grate that allows you to easily place your foil packet recipes above campfire coals for cooking.
We have lots of other easy campfire recipes for cooking meals without a tin foil pouch too!
Easy campfire foil packets dessert recipe lovers, this one is for you. It’s full of sweet juicy apples, cinnamon and granola. It’s vegan and gluten free too.
Check out all of our camping desserts that include brownies, cakes, cobblers, sweet breads, muffins and more!
Yellow potatoes, juicy barbecue chicken breasts, cheese and green onions are wrapped in heavy-duty foil and cooked till tender.
You can change the flavor profile by swapping out a few ingredients, here are a few ideas:
- Add a few slices of sweet pineapple for a Hawaiian chicken twist.
- Add some bacon crumbles to create chicken bacon ranch foil packets and serve with ranch dressing for dipping on the side.
- Use taco seasoning to make easy chicken fajita foil packets and top with fresh cilantro for serving.
- Slather on an Asian sauce to create teriyaki chicken foil packets.
- Use green salsa instead of BBQ sauce to create salsa verde chicken.
- Add some green beans, garlic cloves and lemon slices to create lemon chicken. Top with a little mozzarella cheese for serving.
Smore’s dip is a super fun and easy way to enjoy this classic camp fire dessert.
Can’t get enough of this sweet campfire treat? Try these 10 mouth-watering smores camping variations!
Healthy salmon foil packet dinners with vegetables are ready in just 25 minutes!
If you are actually catching your own dinner, check out these other camping food ideas that include common lake-dwelling fish.
This summer grilling recipe is a triple whammy – it’s easy to prep, simple to cook and fast to clean up afterwards. Your family will love this dinner filled with veggies, shrimp and a mouthwatering sesame sauce.
Filled with plenty of juicy sausage and flavorful veggies, these Keto Sausage, Pepper and Cauliflower Foil Packets are the perfect meal for at home or out in the wild. Make sure to use German sausage when you’re camping during Octoberfest!
Scrumptious garlic steak and potatoes foil packs make for a super easy family dinner. If steak is out of your budget, just substitute ground beef patties!
The whole family will love these make-ahead foil packets full of juicy shrimp, quick cook veggies and everyday spices. Bonus is that they require minimal prep and no cleanup.
The sriracha chili sauce, hoisin sauce and honey give this foil pouch meal an Asian flavor. You can easily swap out the sauces to create a Thai salmon meal too.
Cajun shrimp boil foil packets are packed with bold flavors – an easy and healthy dinner ready in about 20 minutes!
These potatoes are perfect for foil pack cooking at the campsite and served with a simple burger or grilled protein.
These Italian sausage easy foil pack dinners are delicious and the perfect addition to the menu on your next camping trip.
Filled with slices of sausage and low carb vegetables, this is the easiest foil packet meal for Keto dieters.
Cooking over the campfire is easy … especially if you have the right tools! Check out this campfire cooking equipment you can’t live without!
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