Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embrace the tranquility of the great outdoors with a memorable camping trip. And what better way to enhance your camping experience than with mouthwatering meals prepared right at the campsite? We’ve curated a selection of delectable camping recipes that are easy to make and packed with flavor. From breakfast to dinner, and even sweet treats, get ready to indulge in the joys of outdoor cooking and create unforgettable memories around the campfire!
Grilled Tomahawk Steak
There are few things better than the flavor of perfectly marbled, juicy, beefy steaks cooked over an open fire. This grilled Tomahawk Steak Recipe gets a kiss of smoke from the flame that puts it over the top! Easier to make than you might think, so light that campfire and make this thick-cut steak today!
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Camping Skillit Frittata
A skillet frittata is my favorite way to use up leftovers and create a hearty breakfast all in one skillet and without baking – but totally on the cooktop or camp stove while camping! Oh, and did I mention it’s for the carnivores, this Meat Lovers Frittata!
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Camping Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos
Whether you are prepping for a camping trip or just want to stock the freezer with an easy grab and go breakfast, these make-ahead breakfast burritos are individually wrapped favorites every time!
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Cast Iron chorizo O’Brien hash
This easy camping breakfast is a favorite. A chorizo O’Brien hash, made with quick O’Brien potatoes sauteed in cast iron and mixed with spicy sausage before cracking eggs on top and letting it all come together. The bonus avocado crema takes boring camp meals to a whole new level.
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Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili
White Chicken Chili is a perfect hearty dish begging to be simmered in a cast-iron Dutch oven. With a thick creamy base, beans, and peppers it’s a mild blend of spice and pulled chicken to feed the family over the campfire or at home.
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Grilled Chicken Chilaquiles Verdes
Chicken chilaquiles verde use up leftover chicken and crispy tortilla chips, all tossed in a comforting green salsa and cooked on the grill. Perfect as a 20-minute camping recipe or just because you want to cook breakfast al fresco.
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Dutch Oven Mac and Cheese
When it comes to comfort food, it doesn’t get much better than creamy macaroni and cheese. This easy Dutch oven mac and cheese is incredibly creamy but also loaded with rich umami flavors for a more adult spin on everyone’s favorite side dish.
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Cast Iron steak au poivre
Thick umami and peppercorn crusted New York strips and a rich whisky pan sauce come together to take the classic steak au poivre from fine dining to a must make cast iron campfire recipe.
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Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packs
This is one of those crafty little foil packs that you toss right onto the fire while camping. Loaded with yellow potatoes, onions, mushrooms, and of course, garlicky buttery beef, it’s a classic steak and potatoes combo that everyone loves!
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Foil Wrapped Grilled Chicken Panini
Forget boring campfire food and canned crap. Let’s start making cooking over the open fire fun again – and damned delicious. Try this Campfire Grilled Chicken Panini Recipe
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Grilled Korean Short Ribs
Sink your teeth into these meaty little bites. Umami dusted char-grilled Korean short ribs paired with roasted poblanos, blistered tomatoes, and of course, a fried egg makes for a savory recipe you won’t want to stop eating!
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Cast Iron Sloppy Joes
This Cast Iron Sloppy Joe Recipe is easy to make, keto-friendly, and perfect for camping. Just 15 minutes of prep for a thick and hearty meat sauce smothered over fluffy baked potatoes.
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Grilled Steak and Potato Kabobs
After a long day of carrying around camera gear, we crowded into a bustling restaurant off the square in Cusco and I dug into my first lomo saltado. The flavors I tasted while traveling through Peru are what inspired these steak and potato kabobs, a perfect meal for camping with global flavors!
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Curry Chicken Salad
Simple, quick, pack-in lunches are perfect to have ready whenever the team gets hungry. This recipe puts to use leftovers from a rotisserie chicken, fresh herbs, warm curry spices, dried fruit, nuts, and more for a globally inspired spin on the classic chicken that is perfect for wraps, sandwiches, lettuce cups or just spooning onto a cracker! Easy to make ahead and dish ut when ready.
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Foil-Wrapped Carne Asado Nachos
Perfect for the campfire, these loaded nachos are layered with all the fixings; freshly grilled carne asada smothered in cheese, and cooked in an aluminum foil pack right on the coals before being pulled high with your favorite toppings. Which also means, clean-up is a breeze.
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Grilled Jalapeno Popper Fries
Take your waffle fries to the next level by loading them with a creamy jalapeno popper dip with spicy chorizo and cream cheese over grilled fries. The Best part is this recipe works at a campfire or on a traditional grill and can be made in individual packets or as a big platter!
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This Meatball Stroganoff is the perfect camping recipe. It’s incredibly easy, can be assembled using just one pan, and is just as hearty as traditional beef stroganoff. Packed with chewy egg noodles, meaty portabella mushrooms, tender meatballs, and a delicious creamy sauce!
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Cast Iron French Fries with Chili
Take camping recipes up a level with these ultimate chili fries. Cooked over the camp stove, these potatoes fry up perfectly and are topped with a leftover pulled pork Dutch Oven chili before being topped with all of your favorites! Nothing is as good as real cast-iron French fries!
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Campfire Moroccan Lamb Pizza
This Campfire Moroccan Lamb Pizza puts a global spin on an easy dinner! This recipe is made up of soft and doughy crust that’s packed full of flavorful ground lamb, tender veggies, and traditional Moroccan herbs and spices for a medfouna pizza recipe.
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