Looking to make your camping more enjoyable with the aroma of tasty food but you are lacking the ideas what can you make on your campsite. Well, this article is just for you with great ideas for delicious food with minimum effort.
After my search and experience, I found some great camping meal ideas that can be prepared with just a single piece of cookware like pot, skillet, pie iron, etc. useable ingredients can be prepared before moving to the campsite at home.
As a result, these camping meals can be prepared quickly and the dishware can be clean easily so you can enjoy more time in camping sports and other activities instead of spending all the time in cooking.
1. Shrimp Boil Foil Packets
If you’re going camping in the summer, then this summer is going to be more fun and delicious with buttery corn and smoky sausage Shrimp. The best part of this food is at the end you don’t need to wash the dish because you will use foil to cook the meal. You can find the details and recipe here. Basically, you pack shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, and baby red potatoes, into a foil package. You have a full meal right in these packets, packed with so much flavor and just the right amount of heat.
2. Sausage Breakfast Sandwiches
Do you have griddle in your camping gears checklist? If yes, this dish is only for you. With the use of griddle, fried egg, and hot honey you can make the sausage breakfast sandwiches in your campsite with minimal effort. Make sure before going you make sausage patties at home and keep them store in your cooler to save your time and effort in the morning. We use the sausage patties available at Costco, but you can use your favourite.
3. Chicken Pad Thai
Chicken pad that is an easy-to-make dish with one camping stove burner. Simply prepare the pad that sauce at home prior to moving trip or you can also buy the sauce from your nearest shop. Bring the ingredients with yourself. Ingredients are chicken, onions, noodles, and eggs combined. Mix the food altogether and top with peanuts, cilantro, and sliced green onions. This dish takes about 15 minutes to prepare. So if you really want to try spicy food on your next camping trip then give this dish a try it’s amazing.
You can find a simple recipe here. If you are looking for the untalented kitchen version. The essential of this is to boil noodles, add VH Pad Thai sauce, and garnish with anything you LOVE.
4. Campfire Apple Crisp
This campfire apple crisp can be a little time taking in terms of cutting apples and cooking time. But the most exciting part is your all ingredients are almost in your pocket. You can prepare this dish by just buying granola for topping from the store. Second, you have to slice the apples in some brown sugar and butter. Cut the apple into thin slices and start preheating a cast-iron skillet over the stove or campfire.
5. Campfire Banana Boats
Won’t you like to prepare dessert dishes without making your dishware dirty? I hope you’d like it. So banana dessert dish is here to the rescue. The process is simple, take the single banana and slice it in half, and stuff with topping. Wrap the banana in foil and use any ingredients like nuts, dry fruits, etc. For a few minutes put the dish over the campfire and your dessert dish is ready to serve.
6. Avocado Toast Breakfast Sandwich
Avocado camping breakfast sandwich is not only tasty but it’s a healthy dish. All you have to do is, take a fried egg, toast, avocado, and bacon. You can prepare this dish over a camp stove or using a campfire. Not only you’d get a twice-creamy avocado sandwich but its crispy strips will give you more taste and energy. Its time saving and gives a great taste to the mouth in the morning.
7. Vegan Sweet Potato Peanut Stew
Feeling hungry for lunch but want to eat a soft but tasty dish then Potato Peanut Stew got you covered. This recipe is so popular in the USA for good reasons. It’s easy to make even with fewer resources and time. To make this dish you only need one pot, sweet potatoes, and chickpeas in a tomato broth. After taking the ingredients cook the dish on the campfire for a few minutes and you’ll get a tasty and delicious dish.
8. Pie Iron Pizzas
Want to eat pizza but the campsite is so far from the city and there is no pizza hut or restaurant near the camping place, so what to do? Don’t worry, this recipe is only for you and going to be your first-time pizza cooking. Campfire Cooker Pie Iron Pizza is easy to make a meal over your campfire. Process are very easy, simply buy a pizza dough and your desired topping from the store ahead of coming to camping. Take the ingredients and cook on the campfire and enjoy the fun at your campsite.
9. One-Pot Pesto Pasta
Do you love one-pot camping meals? Then One-Pot Pesto Pasta can be the right dish for you. To make this delicious dish you only need to have a skillet and single burner camp stove. This dish becomes so popular in summer and everyone likes to eat this dish with their desired toppings. To make this dish you only need pesto, bacon, pine nuts, cherry tomatoes, and zucchini. You can make layers of flavors on top of others and get a tasty cook meal.
10. Perfect Grilled Burgers
Whether it’s your first time or you looking forward to trying a new recipe then you must try to make grilled burgers. The process to make perfect grilled burgers is very simple. The things you need are raw burgers, canola oil, fry pan, or grill grates to fry the ground beef, chicken or mutton depends on what you use. Use your campfire and enjoy the tasty burger at your campsite.
Sask Camping is all about forgetting the hustle life of the city and enjoys some days with nature. I really appreciate your thinking that you tried to find ways to make your camping time more memorable.
Cooking on campsite always brings teamwork spirits and happiness when everyone is working together to prepare something new. In the end, you make something weird or delicious. In both situations, it becomes a memory. So these ideas may give you a boost to try something new and you should.
I love adding to my recipe lists for camping. What do you cook while camping?