101+ Easy Camping Meals (That Won’t Disappoint You!)

The range of camping food is vast! Are you in the mood for an almost-gourmet meal that takes minimal effort? These easy camping meals won’t disappoint you!

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Breakfast

One of the easiest no-cook camping breakfast ideas is to make yogurt parfaits. Just top your favorite yogurt with fresh fruit and granola for a healthy meal that allows you to have a quick and simple early start on busy camp days.

1. 4-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

4 Ingredient Banana Pancakes by CampingForFoodies features golden brown pancakes topped with banana slices, nuts and chocolate chips on a blue camping plate.
4 Ingredient Banana Pancakes by CampingForFoodies

You only need 4 ingredients to make these delicious banana bread pancakes. It is an easy, vegan recipe. The bananas provide the sweetness so you don’t have to use refined sugar. I like serving plant-based or pork breakfast sausages on the side too.


2. Camping Breakfast Skillet

Camping Breakfast Skillet by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron skillet on a camp stove filled with a one pot meal of ham, eggs, potatoes, cheese and green onions ready to be served at the campsite, in the background are English muffins being toasted on a camp stovetop toaster.
Camping Breakfast Skillet by CampingForFoodies

One pot meals are an easy way to prep and cook. And, clean-up is simple too! The classic combination of ham and eggs are just the beginning of this recipe. Add some potatoes, cheese and green onions for a quick and satisfying breakfast time meal.


3. Camping Pancakes

Easy Camping Pancakes by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with golden brown pancakes topped with bright red strawberries served on the side with spicy breakfast sausage patties, the plate is sitting on a campfire grate, in the background on the same grate is a black cast iron griddle filled with more pancakes and sausage patties.
Easy Camping Pancakes by CampingForFoodies

The easiest way to make pancakes for breakfast is using a just-add-water pancake mix. They taste fantastic if you add a simple fresh fruit topping like strawberries tossed in a little sugar.


4. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls

Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls by CampingForFoodies features freshly baked cinnamon rolls that are topped with cream cheese frosting, sitting on a plate on the ground. The rolls are nestled in gooey parchment paper that was used to bake and lift them out of the black cast iron pot that is sitting in the background.

Wondering how freshly baked cinnamon rolls can be easy? The ready-to-bake dinner roll dough from the freezer is my secret! This recipe only needs 5 minutes of prep work and 30 minutes of cooking. But, grab a cup of coffee and relax because the dough needs time to thaw and rise before they’re baked.

If you don’t want to deal with letting dough rise, use a shortcut and just make your campfire cinnamon rolls using a tube of rolls that also includes the frosting. Just line your Dutch oven with parchment paper, pre-heat it to 400 F degrees, place the rolls in the pot and bake for 13–17 minutes. Use parchment paper to lift out the rolls, spread icing over the top and serve warm.

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Parchment paper liners should be standard equipment in your camping gear box. If you don’t know how to use them, check out my post with a VIDEO that shows you How To Use Dutch Oven Liners (and make your own for pennies!)


5. Camping Breakfast Quesadillas

Camping Breakfast Quesadillas by CampingForFoodies features a golden brown, toasted breakfast quesadilla on a blue camping plate ready to be served at the campsite. The filling includes eggs, chorizo sausage and cheese with toppings of sour cream and fresh green cilantro.
Camping Breakfast Quesadillas by CampingForFoodies

Cook up a little filling with some chorizo sausage, eggs and cheese then spread it between two tortillas. Wrap them in foil packets and toast over your campfire till crispy and golden brown. Then top with a little sour cream and cilantro for a fun and yummy morning meal.


6. Red Velvet French Toast

Red Velvet French Toast by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with two slices of red velvet French toast topped with sweet cream cheese glaze, powdered sugar and a sliced and fanned strawberry next to two golden brown breakfast sausage patties and a campfire grate set inside a campfire ring in the background.
Red Velvet French Toast by CampingForFoodies

This festive French toast will be on your table in 20 minutes! The cinnamon and cocoa powder provide a unique flavor to the brioche bread that is topped off nicely with a sweet cream cheese glaze.


7. Camping Breakfast Sandwiches

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With one of our fast camp stove meals it only takes 4 ingredients and a simple camping breakfast is on the table in mere minutes! Check out our hack to see how simple it is to cook the egg so it fits perfectly on the English muffin!

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With a little more work, you can turn simple fried egg sandwiches into one of the best camping breakfast ideas that’ll keep you satisfied the rest of the day. Campfire breakfast burgers are a great thing when you want a really big meal with all of the ingredients piled high on one bun. Try my All Day Breakfast Burger on your next camping trip!


8. Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake

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Simple camp meals for family favorite camping breakfast ideas often start with a boxed cake mix so the dry ingredients are already measured for you. Add in a few chopped pecans for texture, a bit of sour cream for moistness plus some cinnamon, sugar and vanilla for flavor and you have a coffee cake that tastes like it came from your favorite bakery!


9. Hobo Eggs

Hobo Eggs Recipe by CampingForFoodies features an egg cooked in buttered toast that is sitting on a blue camping plate with a few slices of bacon on the side and text over the image that reads hobo eggs.

Three basic ingredients and 8 minutes is all you need to make this ridiculously simple and surprisingly delicious breakfast. Fry an egg in buttered bread that gives you the flavor and texture of buttery grilled cheese. You can make this meal with a skillet or campfire pie iron.


10. Dutch Oven Egg Bake

Egg Bake Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a slice of an egg bake on a blue camping plate with red strawberries and toasted English muffins on the side and text over the image reading egg bake.

If you don’t like chopping, you’ll love this basic Dutch oven egg bake recipe to start your camp day! No chopping is required! The flavor comes from the hot pork sausage, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce and cheddar cheese. And, the hash brown shredded potatoes are baked right in!

If you’re willing to put in a little more effort, try making a campfire frittata. It can be baked using hot coals from a campfire or charcoal briquettes.

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It can even be made on a camp stove if you have a Dutch oven dome and heat diffuser plate in your camp kitchen equipment box. This Tomato And Avocado Dutch Oven Frittata is so delicious!


11. Fruit And Nut Peanut Butter Stuffed Tortilla

Fruit And Nut Peanut Butter Stuffed Tortilla Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a whole wheat tortilla laying on a blue camping plate with peanut butter, banana slices, dried fruit, nuts and seeds layered on top and ready to be rolled up to be eaten with text over the image reading camping recipe.

This no-cook, no-refrigeration, protein-packed, healthy stuffed tortilla makes a great breakfast, lunch, dessert or snack! I use a dried berry, nut & seed mix to make this recipe really simple. Then, I’ve got the same mix to take on a hike too!


12. Breakfast Burrito Camping Recipe

Breakfast Burrito Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a sausage and egg breakfast burrito topped with sour cream and cilantro on a blue camping plate ready to be served at the campsite alongside a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with the sausage and egg filling, all are sitting on a campfire grill grate in a campfire ring with text over the image that reads breakfast burrito camping recipe.

You don’t have much prep work to do to make these simple breakfast burritos … their flavor punch comes from chorizo sausage, some onion and cheddar cheese. Then top with a bit of sour cream and cilantro for serving.

If you’re willing to do a little more work, we have several different campfire breakfast burritos the whole family will love. This Bacon Avocado Wrap is a delicious way to enjoy a “portable” camp breakfast. The fresh avocado and jalapeno peppers will tingle your taste buds.

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This is a great recipe to celebrate the most important meal of the day with lots of fiber, carbohydrates and protein to fuel your physical activities throughout the day. This California-Style Camping Breakfast Burrito is one of my family favorites.


13. Campfire French Toast

Campfire French Toast by CampingForFoodies features golden brown French toast slices cooked on a cast iron griddle over a campfire. This yummy camping breakfast is topped with fresh strawberries and real maple syrup for an almost-gourmet meal ready to be served on a blue camping plate that is set in front of a black cast iron griddle over a camp fire pit with more slices of French toast cooked and ready to be served for breakfast.

The bread does half the work for you when you make this yummy campfire breakfast. Dip slices of Texas toast in a simple egg mixture, cook it on a griddle in butter and serve with fresh strawberries and real maple syrup.


14. Muffin Tin Eggs Campfire Recipe

Muffin Tin Eggs On The Campfire Recipe - The Perfect Camping Breakfast To Feed A Crowd - Camping For Foodies .com

Just set up an “ingredient bar” of mix-ins and let each camper build their own Muffin Tin Campfire Eggs! I like using lots of veggies like green peppers, green onions, tomatoes, jalapenos and mushrooms. Then I offer one or two breakfast meat options like cubed deli ham and crumbled bacon. Then, each camper can choose to make their eggs scrambled or sunny-side-up.


15. Peachy Nutty Pancakes

Peachy Nutty Pancakes Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration by CampingForFoodies

You gotta love quick campsite meals with no refrigeration ingredients. The pancakes are the just-add-water style … perfect for car campers but not very tasty. The awesome flavor comes from the topping that is made with canned peaches, brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and mixed nuts. Just-add-water pancakes never tasted so good!


16. Dutch Oven Bacon Scramble

Dutch Oven Bacon Scramble by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with a cooked breakfast ready to be served at the campsite which includes bacon, eggs, onions, spinach, tomatoes and melted cheddar cheese with text over the image that reads bacon scramble.

This bacon scramble is a simple recipe you make in a Dutch oven using campfire coals, charcoal briquettes or your camp stove. You’ll fry up a bit of bacon then add some onions, spinach, tomatoes and eggs and top with cheddar cheese just before serving. This is just one of our yummy keto camping food options.


17. Breakfast Camping Burrito Bowls

Breakfast Camping Burrito Bowls by CampingForFoodies features a brightly colored breakfast of black beans, scrambled eggs, avocado and red salsa with a fork sitting in a blue camping bowl ready to be served next to a cup of camp coffee with text over the image that reads burrito bowls camping breakfast.

Enjoy these nutritious and delicious breakfast bowls that will be on your table in about 15 minutes! The black beans are the key to making this simple meal a substantial one. Add some scrambled eggs, fresh avocado, cheddar cheese and prepared salsa for a unique meal you will want to serve again and again.


18. Hungry Man Breakfast

Hungry Man Breakfast by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron skillet on a propane camp stove filled with a hearty breakfast ready to be served. The one pot meal includes bacon, southern style hash browns, green bell pepper, onion, cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs and is topped with salsa and sour cream. In the background is a camp toaster with golden brown English muffins and a slice of toasted wheat bread.
Hungry Man Breakfast by CampingForFoodies

This simple one-pot skillet breakfast is ready in under 30 minutes! It is easy to scale down for two or up for a crowd. It starts with bacon and potatoes and is topped with salsa and sour cream.


19. Campfire Donuts

Refrigerator Biscuits Dutch Oven Campfire Donuts by CampingForFoodies features donuts and donut holes frying in a cast iron Dutch oven sitting on a grate in a campfire ring, they are golden brown on one side and some are just being flipped to cook the other side with text over the image that reads refrigerator biscuits campfire donuts.

It can’t get easier than 3 ingredient simple campfire meals like Campfire Donuts for breakfast! You only use one pot and just wipe it with a paper towel when you are done. The canned refrigerated biscuits are what make this recipe so simple. Make sure you cut out the holes so they cook properly. We toss them in powdered sugar but you can use a cinnamon and sugar blend or make a simple frosting glaze too.

This is one of those easy camping breakfast ideas you want to put on your next menu. They are so yummy and the outdoors is a great place to prepare deep-fried foods because you don’t have the odor or mess from grease inside your home kitchen. It’s a win-win!


20. Dutch Oven Scrambled Eggs

Dutch Oven Scrambled Eggs Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is a cast iron Dutch oven sitting on a campfire grate in a fire ring, the fluffy yellow scrambled eggs have melted cheese and are topped with bright green parsley ready to be served at the campsite, text over the image reads scrambled eggs.

Feeding a small group or a large crowd for breakfast? Make these simple scrambled eggs that are easy to scale up or down. The onion and cheddar cheese are just enough to turn plain scrambled eggs into something special.


21. Pie Iron French Toast

Pie Iron French Toast Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with thick Texas-style French toast topped with melted butter, maple syrup and red raspberries with a campfire pie iron and flames in the campfire ring in the background.
Pie Iron French Toast Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Make a simple egg wash spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. Then, cook this Texas-style, thick and fluffy French toast in a pie iron right over your hot campfire coals.


22. Camping Biscuits And Gravy

Camping Biscuits And Gravy by CampingForFoodies features homemade Dutch oven biscuits topped with sausage gravy in a thick sauce and set on a blue camping plate.
Camping Biscuits And Gravy by CampingForFoodies

This rich, thick and creamy sausage gravy is easy to make and satisfying to eat. Serve it over store-bought or homemade biscuits for a yummy breakfast that’s especially good on cold mornings.


23. Swedish Oven Pancake

Swedish Oven Pancake by CampingForFoodies features two slices of a golden-brown, oven-baked puffed pancake on a blue camping plate. One slice is topped with red salsa for a savory version of the recipe, the other slice is topped with melting butter and maple syrup. A glass syrup bottle is over the plate glistening in sunshine. Bright red strawberries garnish the bottom of the plate.
Swedish Oven Pancake by CampingForFoodies

This one-pot meal uses simple ingredients to create an oven-baked pancake that can be topped with a sweet syrup or a savory salsa. And, it takes only 5 minutes to prep!

Making one giant pancake is the perfect way to start your day, try these if you have a little extra time. I have two recipes for Dutch baby pancakes, one is savory and the other is sweet.

My Lemon Blueberry Dutch Baby is great if you’re looking for camping food ideas during blueberry season. The fresh berries almost explode in your mouth!

This Savory Dutch Oven Dutch Baby is a crowd favorite for campers who prefer a salty morning meal rather than a sweet one. My basic recipe gets topped with crumbled bacon, pepper jack cheese, green onion and fresh rosemary.


24. Camping Pancake Mix

Camping Pancake Mix Plastic Bag Pancakes Hack by CampingForFoodies features a Ziploc bag filled with pancake batter. A hand is holding the bag with a corner snipped off allowing batter to be piped into a black cast iron skillet.
Camping Pancake Mix Plastic Bag Pancakes Hack by CampingForFoodies

Don’t want to wish dishes? Try this easy no-mess plastic bag pancakes hack! You prepare the dry mixture at home, mix in the wet and pipe into a cast iron skillet at camp. Throw away the plastic bag and use a paper towel to wipe out the skillet!


Lunches

When we’re hitting the trail for an all-day hike, we pack a lunch that travels well in our backpacks. We usually include:

  • Tuna packs with crackers
  • Hard boiled eggs with a little salt and pepper
  • Campfire popcorn (leftover from the night before)
  • Fresh apples, bananas and oranges
  • A plastic bag filled with trail mix or a dried fruit and nut mix

25. Pesto Tomato Wraps

Pesto Tomato Wraps Easy Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is an image of a no-cook, vegetarian camping recipe on a wheat tortilla and stacked with basil pesto, fresh red roma tomatoes, creamy white fresh mozzarella cheese and basil leaves sitting on a blue camping plate ready for serving at the campsite.

5 ingredients in 3 minutes and you’ll have this yummy wrap on your table! The secret to making yummy meals that use very few ingredients is using fresh veggies and herbs. This wrap features roma tomatoes and fresh basil along with fresh mozzarella.


26. Raw Veggie Wraps Recipe

Raw Veggie Wraps Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate set on a log outdoors in bright sunshine. It is filled with two raw vegan wraps that are cut in half and stacked on top of each other. The brown wheat tortillas are filled with green chopped spinach, sliced avocados and cucumbers, black beans, red tomatoes, bell peppers and onions, brown sunflower seeds and creamy hummus.
Raw Veggie Wraps Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This is the perfect vegan meal, it’s healthy, satisfying & flavor-packed. These wraps are filled with vitamins and nutrients to give you energy for a busy day in the great outdoors.


27. BLT Camping Wraps

BLT Camping Wraps by CampingForFoodies features a chopped salad of bacon, lettuce and tomatoes tossed in mayonnaise and wrapped in a wheat tortilla placed on a blue camping plate ready to be served at the campsite for a quick lunch or light dinner meal.

Wraps are hand-held meals that are easy to make … and … eat while on-the-go. For this recipe I use fresh spinach because it travels well. Delicate leaf lettuce does not last long … especially in coolers and refrigerators that don’t hold a constant temperature. Get tips on how to keep your camping veggies fresh when it comes to planning, storing and preparing your meals.


28. Basil And Prosciutto Sandwich

Basil And Prosciutto Sandwich Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

The quick homemade dressing is fast, but, to make this Basil and Prosciutto Sandwich Recipe even simpler, you can just use a prepared balsamic vinegar salad dressing. When you use ciabatta rolls instead of regular bread, a quick sandwich becomes a substantial meal but it is just as easy to prepare as a plain old lunchmeat sandwich.

See all of our yummy camping sandwich ideas, we’ve got recipes for every meal of your trip!


29. Ham And Cheese Salad Stuffed Tortillas

Ham And Cheese Salad Stuffed Tortilla No-Cook Camp Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

Toss you favorite salad … then roll it up in a tortilla for fast, filling and super quick lunches. There is a HUGE difference between layering ingredients vs tossing them together when it comes to flavor distribution and the texture of your wraps. When the meat, cheese, apple and lettuce are chopped into bite-sized pieces and coated all around by tossing with the dressing, you will notice the difference.


30. Chicken Parmesan Wrap Recipe

Chicken Parmesan Wrap Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate topped with a green spinach tortilla, leaf lettuce, shredded chicken tossed in a ranch salad dressing then finished off with sliced tomatoes and freshly grated Parmesan cheese with text over the image that reads Chicken Parmesan Wrap.

You can use leftover shredded chicken, rotisserie chicken or canned chicken to make these yummy wraps. You get meat, carbs and veggies all in one nice little package!


Biscuits And Breads

31. Dutch Oven Monkey Bread

Dutch Oven Monkey Bread by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with hot-baked small pieces of refrigerator biscuits tossed in cinnamon, sugar and nuts being drizzled with a white powered sugar glaze.
Dutch Oven Monkey Bread by CampingForFoodies

Start with refrigerated biscuit dough, add some cinnamon, sugar, walnuts and a simple powdered sugar glaze to make this easy, sweet and slightly crispy pull apart bread for breakfast or dessert.


32. Dutch Oven Biscuits

Dutch Oven Biscuits by CampingForFoodies features 9 freshly baked golden brown biscuits that are nestled in a black cast iron Dutch oven at the campsite ready to be served with text over image that reads Dutch oven biscuits.

These basic biscuits are a savory breakfast treat that can be made sweet with a spoonful of your favorite jam or topped with your favorite sausage gravy for a classic cowboy breakfast. This recipe starts with Bisquick mix so a lot of the measuring and mixing of dry ingredients is already done for you.


33. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread

Easy Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. Slices of this golden brown bread are sitting on a blue camping plate and the remaining bread is in a black camp dutch oven ready to be sliced and served.

This Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread comes together super fast if you measure and mix all of the dry ingredients at home. It is wonderful for breakfast with a nice strong cup of camp coffee … and … leftovers make a fantastic dessert! The pecans provide a nice texture and the raisins offer a lovely sweet moistness to this bread.


34. Dutch Oven Cornbread

Dutch Oven Cornbread by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a freshly baked recipe of golden-brown cornbread, set on the ground to cool, waiting to be served at the campsite.
Dutch Oven Cornbread by CampingForFoodies

Classic-flavored cornbread is great to serve with chili, soups and stews. You’ll combine cornmeal and cream-style canned corn for this traditionally-flavored version that only requires 5 minutes of prep and 30 minutes to bake.


Appetizers And Snacks

35. Mexican Spicy Nuts

Mexican Spicy Nuts by CampingForFoodies features a white bowl filled with mixed nuts that have been tossed in Mexican spices and honey then roasted in a foil packet so they are shimmering in a slightly sticky glaze. The bowl is set on a table outside with green plants in the background on a sunny day.
Mexican Spicy Nuts by CampingForFoodies

You would be amazed at how yummy this easy foil packet snack tastes. I must warn you: it will be almost impossible to ever eat plain nuts again! You start with plain salted mixed nuts but jazz them up with a bit of chipotle chili powder and cumin for some spicy heat which is balanced with a touch of honey. They are wonderful when served after they cool a bit but still warm.


36. Camping Nachos

Camping Nachos Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is an image of campfire nachos cast iron Dutch oven pot with loaded nachos topped with melted cheese, fire roasted tomatoes, sour cream, black olives and cilantro. The Dutch oven is set on the stump of a log at a campsite on a bright sunny day.

You’ll have these nachos on the table in minutes and they are soooo yummy! These meatless nachos are loaded. You start with tortilla chips and layer refried beans, onions, green chile peppers, fire roasted tomatoes, black olives, cheddar cheese, sour cream and cilantro. If you want to serve them as an appetizer, try these cast iron Dutch oven chicken enchiladas for your main dish.


37. Strawberry Basil Bruschetta

Strawberry Basil Bruschetta Recipe - A quick camping appetizer - Camping For Foodies .com

Talk about a simple but fancy gourmet-ish camp meal treat! This bruschetta is fantastic for summer trips when strawberries are in season! The magic here comes from the sort-of-fancy but readily available ingredients like goat cheese, balsamic vinegar and fresh basil leaves.


38. Blue And Cheddar Cheeseball

Blue and Cheddar Cheeseball Camping For Foodies .com

If you want a fantastic appetizer for your grilled steak, try this easy blue and cheddar cheeseball that holds well in a refrigerator or cooler for days! This is a really simple recipe to make at the campsite but if you want to make it at home, that works too. Just wait till you are ready to serve before you cover it with nuts at the campsite. And, if you have leftovers … it makes an AMAZING spreadable topping for grilled hamburgers!


Salads

39. Broccoli Sunshine Salad

Broccoli Sunshine Salad by CampingForFoodies features a bowl filled with a colorful salad with green broccoli, red onion, crispy brown bacon, sweet raisins and sunflower seeds all tossed in a simple homemade dressing ready to be served at the campsite.
Broccoli Sunshine Salad by CampingForFoodies

Make extra bacon for breakfast so you can quickly assemble this fresh broccoli salad for lunch or dinner. The sweet and salty combination is easily achieved with a simple homemade dressing, raisins and sunflower seeds.


40. Easy No Cook Healthy Southwest Salad

Easy No Cook Healthy Southwest Camping Salad Recipe by CampingForFoodies is one of our simple optional make ahead camping recipes that is fast enough to make at the campsite and is a great cold side salad for summer camping, great vegetarian lunch or hearty camping dinner by adding a little protein and great for camping potluck side dishes too!

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Simple no cook camp meals like this Southwest Salad can be thrown together in minutes at the campsite or you can make it ahead and refrigerate for 2 days. There is enough protein and fiber in this salad to eat as a main course but is is wonderful served as a side to grilled meats and sandwiches too.


41. Greek Tomato And Feta Pasta Salad

Greek Tomato And Feta Camping Pasta Salad by CampingForFoodies

This is one of those easy meals to take on camp trips because it tastes better after it sits for a day or two, so I make it at home and then just serve it at the campsite. The feta cheese and Kalamata olives provide tasty Greek flavors to this salad which is a yummy side if you want to serve Grilled Greek Pita Sandwiches for dinner.


42. Mexican Three Bean Salad

Mexican Three Bean Salad Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration And No Cooking by CampingForFoodies

This salad makes 2 easy vegetarian meals. You can eat it as a salad … or … roll it into a tortilla. Both ideas are cheap, easy and healthy camp meals that provide lots of protein and fiber. The other nice thing about this recipe is that is uses only shelf-stable, non-refrigerated ingredients which is awesome when you don’t have a lot of cold storage space on your trips.


43. Marinated Corn Salad With Cucumbers And Tomatoes

Marinated Corn Salad With Cucumbers And Tomatoes by CampingForFoodies features a bowl filled with a bright colorful salad that includes bright yellow corn kernels, light green diced cucumbers, bright red cherry tomatoes that are sliced in half, chopped red bell peppers and bright green cilantro. The salad glistens from being marinated and tossed in a homemade balsamic vinegar dressing. The bowl’s pattern features retro camping scenes. A matching salad spoon set is placed in the salad and ready for serving.

Make this fresh veggie salad up to two days before serving it.


Side Dishes

44. Burnt Broccoli Recipe

Burnt Broccoli Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a plate full of charred broccoli that is sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and ready to be served at the campsite.
Burnt Broccoli Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This parmesan crusted campfire broccoli is a totally simple recipe that makes a great pairing for grilled chicken, beef, pork or fish.


45. Campfire Veggie Packets

Campfire Vegetables by CampingForFoodies features a foil pack of cooked vegetables including broccoli, carrots, cherry tomatoes and garlic ready to be served at the campsite and text over the image that reads campfire vegetables.

Fresh veggies cooked in foil packets are fast and healthy side dishes for grilled meats. This recipe includes broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, and garlic that all cook together in only about 15 minutes. I like serving this with my Grilled Flat Iron Camping Steak.


46. Camping Potatoes In Foil

Camping Potatoes by CampingForFoodies features a camping side dish that is sitting in an opened foil packet ready to be served that includes sliced potatoes and green bell peppers seasoned with garlic and butter with text over the image that reads camping potatoes.

This simple side dish is cooked in a foil packet over a campfire or grill. On their own, potatoes are pretty bland but this recipe makes them exciting with the addition of onion, garlic, bell pepper and butter.


47. Campfire Corn On The Cob

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This is a ONE ingredient recipe and if you count the water … it still only has two. Grilling sweet corn makes everybody happy and is one of the best vegan camp meals too! You can grill the corn over a campfire … or … use a charcoal or propane-powered grill. You need to soak the corn in water so the husks are nice and wet … that way they won’t burn as you cook them.


48. Dutch Oven Mac And Cheese

Mac And Cheese Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven pot filled with creamy macaroni and cheese topped with a golden brown crumb topping ready to be served at the campsite with a campfire roaring in the background with text over the image that reads Mac And Cheese Dutch Oven Camping Recipe.

This classic comfort food is made easy for the campsite by using processed cheeses that require little prep and no refrigeration!


49. Grilled Potato Wedges

Grilled Potato Wedges Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Cut up a few potatoes and shake them in a bag with some olive oil and spices … these “faux french fries” will be one of the best things you have ever tasted! They’re great when paired with simple hot dogs or hamburgers grilled over an open fire.


50. Smoked Green Beans

Smoked Green Beans by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron skillet filled with green beans, bacon, onions and garlic that have been smoked in a portable pellet grill and are ready to be served at the campsite.
Smoked Green Beans by CampingForFoodies

Chop a little bacon, onion and garlic and throw the ingredients on top of fresh green beans … then … 3 hours in your portable pellet grill smoker and you have an AMAZING side dish to compliment any smoked meat main dish.


51. Campfire Chili Cheese Fries

Campfire Chili Cheese Fries by CampingForFoodies features a shiny silver colored piece of tin foil sitting on a campfire grate with orange glowing coals in the background. The crinkle cut French fries are topped with steaming hot chili, melted cheddar cheese, creamy white drizzles of sour cream and sliced green onions and jalapeno peppers.
Campfire Chili Cheese Fries by CampingForFoodies

I like serving these fast, cheesy and delicious fries as a side for hot dogs and hamburgers. They also make a great snack or evening meal if you’re in the mood for a “bar food” type of dinner.


Sauces

52. Kansas City Style Homemade Old Fashioned Molasses BBQ Sauce

Old Fashioned Homemade Molasses BBQ Sauce by CampingForFoodies features a mason jar filled with barbeque sauce sitting on a wood log stump in front of a portable smoker at a desert campsite with a cactus in the background under a bright blue sky with text over the image that reads homemade molasses BBQ sauce.

Grill or smoke beef, pork or chicken and slather it with this yummy molasses barbeque sauce for a simple and fast meal. This Kansas City style sauce has deep flavors from dark molasses and Worcestershire sauce. Sweetness comes from dark brown sugar and honey. A hint of heat is found in the chili powder and hot sauce.


53. Strawberry Banana Compote

Strawberry Banana Compote by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate with strawberry banana compote and fluffy whipped cream topping a stack of pancakes. The red strawberries and golden banana slices glisten with the sweet syrup under a sunny sky as the plate of food is ready to be served at the campsite.
Strawberry Banana Compote by CampingForFoodies

This easy sauce recipe will take your breakfast and dessert foods to the next level with very little effort. Use it to top just-add-water pancakes for breakfast or ice cream, thick Greek yogurt or store-bought pound cake or angel food cake for dessert.


Sandwiches

54. Chuckwagon Sandwich Recipe

Chuckwagon Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a sesame seeded hamburger bun filled with salami, bologna, ham, American and Swiss cheese slices set on a piece of aluminum foil on top of a campfire cooking grate over a red, orange and yellow-flamed campfire.
Chuckwagon Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Wrap cold cuts and cheeses between hamburger buns in a foil pouch, then, warm over a campfire for a quick meal ready in minutes.


55. Big Mac Sloppy Joes

Big Mac Sloppy Joes by CampingForFoodies features a double decker sandwich on a sesame seeded bun filled with sloppy joe meat and a copycat version of McDonald’s secret sauce, American cheese, pickles and shredded lettuce. The meal is ready to be served for dinner at the campsite. A cast iron Dutch oven and propane fuel canister on a camp stove are in the background.
Big Mac Sloppy Joes by CampingForFoodies

These Big Mac Sloppy Joes will be on your table in about 30 minutes and the flavor is a home-run! The Big Mac copycat secret sauce and the double-decker sandwich will have your hungry campers requesting this meal over and over again!

You can make this easy recipe in a non-stick frying pan, a cast-iron skillet or a camp Dutch oven. It’s also a great option for make-ahead recipes when camp cooking for a large group. Just re-heat the meat and assemble the sandwiches at camp. See all of our easy camping meals for large groups.


56. Dutch Oven Beef Sandwiches

Dutch Oven Beef Sandwiches by CampingForFoodies features a shredded beef sandwich on a hoagie roll topped with mildly spicy green peppers on a blue camping plate alongside a serving of coleslaw and dill pickles ready to be served and setting in front of a black cast iron camp Dutch oven with text over the image that reads Beef Sandwiches.

NO prepping and only 3 ingredients … camping dinner recipes don’t get much easier than that! The secret to this yummy but simple meal are the peppers and their juice! The beef roast simmers with the flavor-packed duo to create fork-tender meat that gets piled high on a hoagie roll.


57. Pastrami Reuben Sandwich

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Toasting sandwiches turn “lunch” into easy dinner meals that taste great and don’t feel like you are eating “just a sandwich”.


58. French Dip Beef Sandwiches Dutch Oven Campfire Recipe

French Dip Beef Sandwiches Dutch Oven Campfire Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This is one of our simple make ahead meals that you prep at home, freeze … then just dump and cook at the campsite. But it is easy enough to do entirely at the campsite too!


59. Pesto And Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pesto And Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich Campfire Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

We enjoy simple meals cooked over a camp stove like this Pesto and Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich. You can also make it using a cast iron griddle over a campfire or a non-stick pan in an RV … so versatile … and yummy too!


60. Bacon Basil Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich Recipe

Bacon Basil Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies features two ciabatta sandwiches on a green plate. One sandwich is closed next to another one that has the upper bun setting up against the lower bun that is piled with golden brown bacon and deep red tomato slices. Green and white basil mayonnaise is spread on the inside of the top and bottom buns.
Bacon Basil Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Make extra bacon for breakfast so you can quickly assemble this sandwich for lunch or dinner.


61. Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese by CampingForFoodies features golden brown crispy bacon wrapped around a grilled cheese sandwich that is set on a blue camping plate. A fork and knife are being used to slice the sandwich as golden yellow cheddar cheese oozes from the center of the sandwich onto the plate.
Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese by CampingForFoodies

Watch our VIDEO to see how easy it is to make this sandwich that uses simple ingredients. If you like ooey, gooey and cheesy along with crispy bacon, you need to try this sandwich!


Soups

62. Cowboy Soup Recipe

Cowboy Soup Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping bowl filled with a serving of hamburger Tex-Mex soup in a red tomato sauce broth. Green beans, yellow corn kernels, green peas, orange cubed carrots and white potato chunks in the soup are topped with crushed corn tortilla chips. The handle of a spoon rests on the side of the bowl that is set on a campfire wood log.
Cowboy Soup Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This easy, Tex-Mex soup is a great starter or main dish. It has meat, beans and veggies that are made together all in one pot.


63. Chicken Piccata Soup

Chicken Piccata Soup Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping bowl filled with chunks of chicken and tender angel hair pasta in a lemon and chicken broth-based soup. The soup is topped with bright yellow and red bell pepper strips, creamy white parmesan cheese and bright green fresh parsley. A spoon is in the soup as the handle rests on the side of the bowl. The meal is set on a campfire log on a sunny day.
Chicken Piccata Soup Recipe by CampingForFoodies

If you want a warm soup with bright, fresh flavors using simple ingredients, try this one. It’ll be on your table in about 30 minutes!


Dinners

Chicken

64. 3 Ingredient Caesar Chicken

3 Ingredient Caesar Chicken by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a hearty dinner meal. The chicken breast is covered in a white, creamy sauce and golden brown Parmesan cheese. A bright green leafy salad with red cherry tomatoes that are sliced in half and purple onion are tossed in salad dressing that is next to a bed of white fluffy rice on the plate which is set on a wooden picnic table. A forest is in the background lit by the golden glow of a setting sun.
3 Ingredient Caesar Chicken by CampingForFoodies

How could 3 simple ingredients be so tasty? You’ll find out when you make this easy dinner!


65. One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Camping Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta One Pot Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping dinner plate filled with bowtie pasta and sliced chicken in a creamy Cajun sauce sitting in front of a cast iron camp Dutch oven with more of the pasta recipe and serving spoon next to the Dutch oven lid that is leaning against a log for the campfire with text over the image that reads Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta.

Pre-cooked chicken breasts are combined with pasta to make this yummy dinner. Once the bowties cook, you just need to stir in some sliced chicken, fire-roasted tomatoes, cream cheese, some spices and a fresh jalapeno pepper. The result is a smooth and creamy sauce with a touch of heat from the Cajun spices. This is one of my favorite camping pasta recipes.


66. Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Breast Recipe

Chicken recipe cast iron skillet by CampingForFoodies features a large cast iron skillet sitting on a propane camp stove. The pot is filled with a dinner that is ready to be served. The chicken is cooked with black beans and corn and is topped with fresh avocado and cilantro with text over the image that reads cast iron skillet camp chicken recipe, camp stove, RV stove, and campfire.

The Mexican flavor profile of this easy camp dinner tastes soooooo good! The chicken breasts are cooked along with canned black beans, tomatoes and corn for simplicity. Then fresh onion, garlic, avocado and cilantro round out the flavors with a punch of freshness.


67. Dutch Oven Chicken And Potatoes

Camping Dutch Oven Chicken And Potatoes by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting in a campfire ring with a wooden log burning in the background, the pot is filled with a camping dinner of chicken, potatoes and carrots all topped with bright green parsley, the text over the image reads chicken and potatoes.

Enjoy chicken, carrots and potatoes in this simple one-pot camping dinner. We use a little bit of bacon to provide a ton of flavor with very little work. I like keeping a few bags of cubed chicken in my freezer so they are ready for camp dinners when we decide to go on a last minute trip.


68. Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie

Campfire Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a big helping of chicken pot pie dinner in front of a cast iron camp Dutch oven with a serving spoon and a fluffy biscuit upper-crust chicken pot pie with carrots, peas, green beans and corn with text over the image that reads chicken pot pie.

You don’t have to make a homemade crust to make a yummy chicken pot pie at the campsite. This one uses refrigerated biscuits to make an upper-crust. And, you don’t have to chop veggies either … you just need to dump a bag of defrosted mixed vegetables into the pot!


69. Easy Smoked Chicken Legs On A Pellet Grill

Smoked BBQ Chicken Legs by CampingForFoodies features chicken drumsticks cooked and ready to be served on a blue camping plate in front of a portable pellet smoker with text over the image that reads smoked chicken legs.

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Portable pellet grills are awesome for making simple meals that require almost ZERO prep work. These smoked chicken legs start with a simple spicy dry rub to create a yummy, slightly-hot main dish. You can add BBQ sauce if you’d like … but they are great without it too!


70. Simple Grilled Dijon Chicken With Garlic And Jalapeno

Grilled Dijon Chicken With Garlic And Jalapeño by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a dinner comprised of a golden brown chicken breast with charred grill marks and sprinkled with bright green parsley, on the side is a green dinner salad, a serving of couscous and a whole green jalapeno pepper. The plate is set on a wooden picnic table on a sunny afternoon.

You get tons of flavor when you grill meat that has been marinated. This Dijon grilled chicken is zingy and slightly spicy with a touch of jalapeno pepper and garlic. This only takes 5 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to grill over a campfire or camp grill using propane or charcoal. If I have leftovers I like to slice the re-heated chicken into thin strips and pile it on mini sweet Hawaiian rolls with some mayo and mustard and serve as a quick appetizer or light dinner


71. Dutch Oven Chicken And Rice Camping Recipe

Dutch Oven Chicken And Rice Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with a creamy chicken and rice recipe that include carrots and peas and is ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Dutch oven chicken and rice.

Need warm comfort food for cold camp trips? Try this simple chicken and rice casserole that does not use canned soup!


72. Chicken Shish Kabobs

Chicken Shish Kabobs by CampingForFoodies features skewers of grilled chicken and vegetables including charred cherry tomatoes, yellow bell peppers and mushrooms sitting on a propane camping grill ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads chicken shish kabobs.

Kabobs can be grilled over a campfire or on a camp grill using propane or charcoal.


73. Dutch Oven Latin Campfire Chicken

Campfire Dutch Oven Latin Chicken by CampingForFoodies features a blue camp plate piled high with a one pot camping chicken meal with sweet potatoes, red bell pepper, black beans and cilantro ready to be served at the campsite with a cast iron black Dutch oven in the background with a serving spoon in it ready to fill the next plate with text over the image that reads campfire Dutch oven Latin chicken.

One pot is all it takes to make this simple and flavor-packed dinner!


74. Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping bowl filled with rich and creamy white chicken chili, on a blue camping plate with toasted wedges of flour tortillas with text over the image that reads white chicken chili.

This thick and creamy white chicken chili takes a whole 15 minutes to prep. And, if you want to make it even faster, cube the chicken breast meat at home, place it in a freezer bag and just defrost it at the campsite. Your prep time will be about 5 minutes!


75. Chicken Pesto Pizza

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Super easy camp meals often start with partially prepared ingredients like the pre-baked pizza crust in our Chicken Pesto Pizza. This recipe can be made using a Dutch oven, campfire, grill or RV oven!


76. Cast Iron Dutch Oven Chicken Enchiladas

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Chicken Enchiladas by CampingForFoodies features a camp Dutch oven with baked chicken enchiladas in a red sauce covered with a golden yellow melted cheddar cheese and topped with bright green chopped cilantro all ready to be served at the campsite along with a cast iron Dutch oven lid in the background setting on a charcoal chimney and grey ash covered charcoals on the lid with text over the image that reads chicken enchiladas.

Using pre-cooked shredded chicken and prepared enchilada sauce makes it easy to prepare these chicken enchiladas at the campsite.


77. Easy Dutch Oven American Chinese Chop Suey

American Chinese Chicken Chop Suey Dutch Oven Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a serving of chicken chop suey over a bed of rice on a blue camping plate ready to be served at the campsite with a cast iron Dutch oven sitting on a grate in a campfire ring filled with more chop suey ready to be served with text over the image that reads Chinese Chop Suey.

You won’t miss your favorite Chinese take-out restaurant if you make this chop suey in the wilderness! You basically turn your cast iron Dutch oven into a wok to stir fry the carrots, onion, mushrooms, garlic and celery. Then, add the chicken and simmer in a simple homemade sauce that includes chicken broth, soy sauce, ground ginger and red pepper flakes.


78. Lemon Feta Campfire Chicken

This Lemon Feta Campfire Chicken Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is sitting on a tree stump at a dispersed campsite in the mountains. The white feta cheese is sprinkled on top of the chicken with red tomatoes, bright green parsley and salty kalamata olives.

Readily available ingredients and 15 minutes to prep make this Greek-inspired camp dinner simple to prepare at the campsite!


79. Spicy Chicken And Corn Chili

Spicy Chicken And Corn Chili Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration by CampingForFoodies

No cooler … no problem! This spicy chicken chili is one of our camp meals with non-perishable ingredients … perfect for tent campers!


80. Dutch Oven Lemon Chicken

Dutch Oven Lemon Chicken by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with golden brown, crispy chicken thighs on top of a bed of tender petite potatoes, lemon slices and fresh rosemary sprigs in a smooth pan sauce. The pot is sitting on the ground, dinner is ready to be served at the campsite.
Dutch Oven Lemon Chicken by CampingForFoodies

5 minutes of prep time is all you need to make this easy and healthy recipe. Chicken thighs, petite potatoes, garlic, onion, fresh rosemary and lemon are combined to make a simple and flavorful one pot meal that makes its own pan sauce.


81. Dutch Oven Mexican Chicken

Dutch Oven Mexican Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a freshly baked meal of browned chicken breasts and rice in a Mexican sauce topped with green cilantro.
Dutch Oven Mexican Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This simple chicken starts with browning chicken then combining it with rice, prepared salsa and chicken broth to simmer into a yummy one pot meal.


82. Smoked Honey Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks

Smoked Honey Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with sticky, golden brown, chicken legs coated in brownish, red BBQ sauce that is glistening from the caramelized sugars, bright green pieces of cilantro are scattered across the glazed meat.
Smoked Honey Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks by CampingForFoodies

If you like sweet & spicy, sticky & crispy, you need to try this recipe ASAP!


83. Trinidad Stew Chicken Recipe

Trinidad Stew Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with white rice that is topped with deep brown stewed chicken, carrots and potatoes in a thick sauce. A green lime wedge rests on the side while a hand sprinkles bright green cilantro over the plate. A Dutch oven in the background contains more stewed chicken with the handle of a ladle resting on the edge of the pot.
Trinidad Stew Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies

You can almost visit Trinidad and Tobago just by eating this comforting chicken stew in the great outdoors.


84. Chicken Fajitas Freezer Meal

Chicken Fajitas Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate holding a brown, whole-wheat tortilla topped with golden brown chicken fajitas, red and green peppers, shredded cheddar cheese, spicy red salsa and drizzles of white, creamy sour cream. A green jalapeno pepper sits at the side of the plate on a picnic table with a blue, flowing river in the background on a bright sunny day.
Chicken Fajitas Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies

You can’t get more simple than freezer meals. You’ll prep and freeze these fajitas at home. Up to 3 months in advance. Then, you’ll just defrost, dump & cook at camp.


85. Grilled Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Grilled Chicken Nuggets Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with golden brown chicken nuggets. The char marks and caramelized bbq sauce glisten in the sun. Golden brown French fries sit behind the meat alongside a blue bowl filled with coleslaw in a creamy dressing.
Grilled Chicken Nuggets Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Looking for a campsite meal that is fast to prep and cook? Try this Chick-fil-A copycat recipe for grilled chicken nuggets!


Beef

86. Dutch Oven Chili Mac

Dutch Oven Chili Mac by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting over a campfire on a cooking grate, it is filled with chili mac that is being served, another single portion is placed alongside the Dutch oven in a blue camping bowl with a spoon in it and ready to eat with text over the image that reads Dutch Oven Chili Mac.

This classic comfort food is so yummy and easy! The pasta combines with the beef, beans, tomatoes and cheese to create a filling and satisfying meal that is budget-friendly too! It is easy to make at camp but if you want to make it at home a couple of days before your trip, just refrigerate it and reheat at the campsite.


87. Dutch Oven Steak

Dutch Oven Steak Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with steak and white and purple fingerling potatoes topped with fresh parsley ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Dutch oven steak and potatoes.

It only takes about 5 minutes to prep this fantastic steak and potatoes dinner! Make a simple marinade and let the flank steak strips tenderize for about 12 hours. Not only does the quick marinade recipe produce fork-tender meat, it also creates a yummy sauce.


88. Campfire Hobo Stew Recipe In Foil Packets

Hobo Stew Recipe For A Campfire That Cooks In Foil Packets - Camping For Foodies .com

Make these AMAZING foil meals in minutes! These Hobo Stew packets are simple to make and are totally easy clean up meals too!


89. Grilled Flat Iron Camping Steak Recipe

Simple Camping Recipe Grilled Flat Iron Steak by CampingForFoodies features flat iron steak that has just finished cooking and is sitting on a propane camp grill with a side dish foil packet alongside, both are ready to be removed from the grill to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads flat iron steak.

This flat iron steak is a quick prep and grill but tastes FANTASTIC because it sits in a simple marinade while you go explore the great outdoors for the day!


90. Chuck Roast Burnt Ends (A Quick Version Of Poor Man’s Brisket)

Chuck Roast Burnt Ends Poor Man’s Brisket Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate and bowl filled with food including BBQ sauce covered burnt ends made from beef chuck roast with a side of baked beans and coleslaw with text over the image that reads chuck roast burnt ends.

Classic BBQ burnt ends require 18+ hours of time to prep and smoke but this Poor Man’s version uses a beef chuck roast and is done in about 5 hours using a portable tailgate pellet smoker. Who wouldn’t want some meat candy on their next camp dinner menu? We love it with our simple and homemade Kansas City style dry rub and molasses BBQ sauce.


91. Pellet Smoked Short Ribs

Pellet Smoked Short Ribs by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with food ready to be served at the campsite. The English-style cut short ribs have a golden brown color after being smoked in a pellet grill. Next to the ribs are smoked green beans with bacon and fluffy mashed potatoes sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.
Pellet Smoked Short Ribs by CampingForFoodies

These fall-off-the-bone tender, non-sauced BBQ beef short ribs are made in a portable tailgate smoker with 6 simple ingredients.


92. Diablo Sandwich

Diablo Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a hot sandwich on a blue camping plate. The red and brown color hamburger is mixed with yellow corn, bright green cilantro and avocado slices. The plate is set on a firewood log with blue sky in the background.
Diablo Sandwich Recipe by CampingForFoodies

You won’t believe what a great flavor combination comes from jalapeno peppers, taco seasoning, BBQ sauce and pepper jack cheese. These Tex-Mex style spicy sloppy joes need to be on your menu!


93. Dutch Oven Shepherd’s Pie

Dutch Oven Shepherd's Pie by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a layered casserole containing browned ground beef, mixed vegetables, a layer of mashed potatoes and melted cheddar cheese. A spatula sits in the pot ready to scoop out the next serving.
Dutch Oven Shepherd’s Pie by CampingForFoodies

You only need 5 minutes to prep ingredients before you begin cooking this cottage pie dinner. It’s the perfect meal for cold-weather camp trips when you’re in the mood for cozy comfort food!


94. Kettle Beef Recipe

Kettle Beef Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with fluffy, white mashed potatoes topped with tender beef chunks in a thick brown gravy sauce alongside bright green steamed broccoli. Both are sprinkled with red pepper flakes. The plate is set on a campfire log. In the background is a sparkling river and tall green grasses.
Kettle Beef Recipe by CampingForFoodies

This is comfort food made with simple ingredients to create fork-tender beef with simple homemade gravy.


95. Creamy Taco Recipe

Creamy Taco Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a serving of creamy beef tacos. Corn tortilla chips are covered with browned ground beef and black beans in a thick brownish-orange cheesy sauce that’s topped with bright red diced tomatoes, sliced green onions and bright green cilantro.
Creamy Taco Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Looking for an easy, tasty & fun one-pot camping meal? Try camping tacos! The simple ingredients require minimal prep work and they are so delicious!


96. Beef And Broccoli Freezer Meal

Beef And Broccoli Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with beef flank steak, green broccoli florets, sliced green onions and sprinkled with hot red pepper flakes. The meat and veggies are surrounded by a bed of white, fluffy rice. The plate is set on a campfire log outside on a bright, sunny day.
Beef And Broccoli Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies

If you have 10 minutes, you have enough time to cook this delicious freezer meal!


Seafood

97. Shrimp And Asparagus Foil Packs

Shrimp And Asparagus Foil Packs by CampingForFoodies features a piece of shiny aluminum foil set on a table outside on a sunny day. The foil pack holds 6 cooked jumbo shrimp set on a stack of bright green asparagus and topped with chopped fresh parsley, on the side is fluffy white rice and two lemon wedges.
Shrimp And Asparagus Foil Packs by CampingForFoodies

Lemon and garlic provide a ton of flavor in these campfire foil packets. Prep, cooking and clean-up are all simple with this meal.


98. Grilled Halibut Fillet

Soy And Garlic Grilled Halibut Fillet Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

For this speedy dinner, you just mix and AMAZINGLY flavorful sauce and brush it on the fish you cook for about 10 minutes … bam … you’re eating!


99. Shrimp In Garlic Wine Sauce Over Pasta

Garlic Shrimp Wine Sauce Pasta Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a plate of food ready to be served at the campsite including pink shrimp and fresh green parsley tossed in a garlic butter sauce with angel hair pasta alongside a slice of garlic bread covered in garlic butter and fresh parsley with text over the image that reads garlic shrimp wine sauce pasta camping recipe.

If you have garlic-lovers in your camp crowd, you need to try this super-simple pasta dish. It features shrimp and garlic in a white wine butter sauce tossed with angel hair pasta. It’ll be on your table in 30 minutes or less!


100. Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce

Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

See how fish + seasoning blend + oil turns into the BEST MEAL my brother-in-law EVER ATE!


101. Campfire Grilled Fish In Foil Packets

Campfire Grilled Fish In Foil Packets With White Wine And Garlic Sauce by CampingForFoodies

Wine is an ingredient that can add tons of flavor without requiring a lot of work! Seafood is a great protein for quick campfire meals in aluminum foil.


102. Easy Grilled Mahi Mahi With Mango Salsa

Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe With Mango Salsa by CampingForFoodies features a marinated and grilled piece of Mahi Mahi topped with fresh mango salsa made from mangos, red onion, red bell pepper and cilantro with text over the image that reads grilled mahi mahi with mango salsa.

The slightly sweet mango salsa has a little bit of heat from a jalapeno pepper. The freshness of the tropical-flavored salsa is the perfect topping for this mildly flavored ocean-going fish that cooks in less than 10 minutes!


Pork

103. Grilled Pork Loin Roast

Grilled Pork Loin Roast by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with 4 slices of grilled pork loin with a golden-brown crust, the meat is set next to mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli that are sprinkled with red pepper flakes. The table is set outside on a sunny day with a desert landscape in the background.
Grilled Pork Loin Roast by CampingForFoodies

This pork roast uses only 3 ingredients and one of them is oil!


104. Dutch Oven Pork Chops And Rice

Pork Chops And Rice Dutch Oven Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a meal ready to be served at the campsite alongside a blue camp plate topped with a single serving that includes a bed of rice mixed with onions, green pepper strips and tomatoes topped with a pork chop with text over the image that reads pork chops and rice.

One-pot camping dinners are easy to cook and clean-up too! These pork chops take on a mild Italian flavor as they cook with the rice and a bit of onion, garlic, oregano, bell pepper and tomatoes.


105. Dutch Oven Sausage

Dutch Oven Sausage Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a one pot camping meal that is ready to be served at the campsite and includes browned beer brats over onions, peppers and potatoes in a delicious beef broth with text over the image that reads Dutch oven sausage camping recipe.

You only need about 5 minutes to prep this one-pot Dutch oven dinner!


106. Chorizo Quesadilla

Chorizo Quesadilla by CampingForFoodies features two golden brown crispy tortillas that are sandwiched together and stuffed with a meat, potato and cheese mixture. The toasted quesadilla is sliced into wedges that are set on a red camping plate. A large scoop of red, white and green colored salsa and large dollop of creamy white sour cream is next to the wedges. The entire plate is sprinkled with bright green fresh cilantro which is lit by a setting afternoon sun.
Chorizo Quesadilla by CampingForFoodies

This super-simple dinner has great flavor that comes from the chorizo sausage. I like serving it as a main dish, but, it also makes the perfect appetizer.


Meat Combinations

107. Cajun Chicken Foil Packets

Cajun Chicken Foil Packets by CampingForFoodies features a silver-colored piece of tinfoil used as a bowl to hold a serving of Cajun chicken. The pieces of white cauliflower, green broccoli, red bell pepper and white onion slices compliment the chicken and andouille sausage pieces. A serving of white rice is behind the food and the foil packet is set on a blue camping plate with green shrubbery in the background.
Cajun Chicken Foil Packets by CampingForFoodies

This meal is fast, delicious and moist. And, if you’re dealing with dietary restrictions, it’s low carb, keto-friendly, gluten free and packed with veggies!


108. Dutch Oven Cowboy Stew

Cowboy Stew Camping Dutch Oven Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting on the ground of a forest and filled with a meal of cowboy stew. A blue camping bowl sitting in front of the Dutch oven pot is filled with an individual portion of the stew ready to be served at the campsite. The stew contains ground beef, andouille sausage, potatoes and canned corn, tomatoes, green beans and green chilies with text over the image that reads cowboy stew Dutch oven camping recipe.

Two great ways to make camp meals simple: minimal prep and minimal clean-up. This recipe satisfies both! You’ll combine ground beef, andouille sausage and a bit of bacon to make the meat base. Then add potatoes and some canned veggies including diced tomatoes, green beans, whole kernel corn, pinto beans and green chilies to make a satisfying one-pot dinner.


109. Dutch Oven Jambalaya

Dutch Oven Jambalaya by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camping Dutch oven filled with chicken, sausage and shrimp jambalaya alongside a pot of white rice in the background and a cast iron lid resting against a camping fire ring with text over the image that reads Dutch Oven Jambalaya.

When you think of easy camp meals, jambalaya is probably not something that comes to mind. So, how’d we make this one easier than a traditional recipe? We used dried spices rather than fresh herbs (this was especially helpful … you know how much work it is to cook with fresh thyme LOL), we used a seasoning blend to cut down on the number you need for great flavor, and we used shrimp that is already cleaned, peeled and deveined.


110. Smoked Ground Beef Chili

Smoked Ground Beef Chili by CampingForFoodies features an aluminum foil pan filled with smoked chili that has been smoked in a portable pellet grill and includes hamburger, bacon, onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers, spices, three types of beans, tomatoes and sauce that is ready to be served at the campsite.
Smoked Ground Beef Chili by CampingForFoodies

Using a portable pellet grill smoker is a fun way to put a unique twist on a favorite classic meal. This version uses ground beef, bacon, onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers, spices and three types of beans that are all cooked in a portable tailgate smoker.


Flatbreads & Pastas

111. Grilled Flatbread Pizza

Grilled Flatbread Pizza Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with toasted flat bread that’s topped with bright red cherry tomatoes, creamy white mozzarella cheese, kalamata olives and ribbons of bright green basil. The plate is set on a campfire log on a sunny day with a desert landscape in the background.
Grilled Flatbread Pizza Recipe by CampingForFoodies

If you’re looking for vegetarian camping recipes that will satisfy meat-lovers too, try this veggie-filled naan bread pizza.


112. Pesto Tortellini Bake Freezer Meal

Pesto Tortellini Bake Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with cubed chicken, red cherry tomatoes and cheese-filled tortellini pasta in a creamy pesto and alfredo sauce. The family-style meal has been baked and is ready to be served.
Pesto Tortellini Bake Freezer Meal by CampingForFoodies

You can’t get easier than make ahead meals you just “dump and cook” at camp. This chicken and cheese tortellini dish tastes fantastic in a creamy sauce.


113. Dutch Oven Campfire Goulash

Campfire Goulash by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting on a grate in a campfire ring with a campfire burning in the background, the pot is filled with goulash and sprinkled with parmesan cheese and ready to be served with text over the image that reads campfire goulash.

Got 5 minutes to prep your dinner? Try this yummy campfire goulash! It is one of our favorite one pot camping meals that is a delicious, old-fashioned comfort food.


114. One Pot Spaghetti

Spaghetti One Pot Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a large black cast iron skillet setting on a tree stump against a background of beautiful rock formations and evergreen trees at a campsite, the pan is filled with pasta cooked in a sausage tomato sauce and topped with fresh basil and parmesan cheese with text over the image that reads spaghetti one pot camping recipe.

5 minutes of prep and this simple one pot camp dinner is cooking!


115. Pesto Ricotta Pasta Bake

Baked Pesto Pasta With Ricotta by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a serving of this lazy man’s lasagna made with layers of Italian sausage, green basil pesto, cherry tomatoes, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese that is golden brown from baking. On the side is a tossed green salad and a thick slice of garlic bread. A black cast iron camp Dutch oven sits in the background that is filled with the remaining pesto pasta bake that is ready to be served with text over the image that reads Pesto Ricotta Pasta Bake.

This could be the simplest lasagna you could ever make … that’s why we call it lazy man’s lasagna! It combines Italian sausage, basil pesto and three cheeses!


116. Grilled Flatbread With Prosciutto, Charred Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella And Basil

Grilled flatbread with prosciutto, charred tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil - Camping For Foodies .com

This Grilled Flatbread is one of our easy camping meals for two that also can be scaled up to feed as many people as you’d like.


117. Pesto Steak Pasta

Pesto Steak Pasta Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a serving of pesto steak pasta that includes bow tie pasta, cherry tomatoes and strips of skirt steak tossed in pesto then topped with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
Pesto Steak Pasta Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Don’t worry about boiling water to cook this pasta, it cooks right in the sauce and the entire one pot meal is ready in just 30 minutes.


Desserts

118. Camping Smores Dutch Oven Brownies

Smores Brownies Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a Dutch oven filled with baked brownies that are topped with graham cracker and marshmallow toppings and a Dutch oven lid in the background with spent charcoal setting on top and text over the image that reads camping Dutch oven smores brownies.

Start with a boxed brownie mix and it will measure the dry ingredients for you! These Dutch oven s’mores brownies will be a hit on your next camp trip!


119. Easy Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This is a photo of a Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. The moist cake is covered with gooey pineapples dotted with cherries sitting on a table in the mountains at a remote camping site.

Camp oven meals must include dessert and this Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a sweet treat to end your camp day!


120. Chocolate Lava Dutch Oven Cakes

Chocolate Lava Dutch Oven Cakes - Camping For Foodies .com

These Dutch Oven Chocolate Lava Cakes are deceptively easy and dangerously delicious!


121. Campfire Smores Recipes: 10 Mouth-Watering Smore Variations

10 Campfire S'mores Recipes S'more Variations That Will Make Your Mouth Water - Camping For Foodies .com

Smores are classic when it comes to simple desserts for camp trips. We have 10 totally unique variations you need to try!


122. Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake

Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake by CampingForFoodies features a golden brown dessert set in a parchment paper liner with apple pie filling that is sprinkled with a boxed cake mix, butter and pecans then baked till bubbly and golden brown in a camp Dutch oven which is sitting the background. The dessert is ready to be served at the campsite.
Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake by CampingForFoodies

Just dump and bake this easy campfire recipe to create this super-simple dessert recipe that’s a sweet, gooey mess!


123. Campfire Brownies

Campfire Brownies by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with freshly baked brownies dotted with mini Snickers candy bars as the lid filled with campfire coals is being removed from the top of the Dutch oven.
Campfire Brownies by CampingForFoodies

Add chunks of Snickers bars to a boxed brownie mix and you have a wonderfully, chocolatey sweet treat made right over your campfire in your Dutch oven.


Easy Make Ahead Camping Meals

Another way to make meals super easy is by doing all of the prep work at home. Some of our make ahead meals are prep ahead so you dump and cook at camp. Others are cook ahead so you just reheat at your campsite.

These are the best recipes for outdoor cooking on your next simple camping trip … extending your fun time to the max!

Camping Meals Easy To Make Delicious To Eat by CampingForFoodies is a photo of sweet corn roasting over a campfire and a closeup of grilled flatbread with prosciutto, charred tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil on a serving plate ready to be eaten at the campsite.

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