Eating outdoors is one of the most enjoyable aspects of camping, especially in great weather. Preparation is key
though. Coming up with easy camping recipes mean that no one is tied to the chore of cooking all day.
Preparing single pan cooking meals or using outdoor recipes for cooking over an open fire makes camp meals a hassle
There are different kinds of camping stoves on the market of different sizes and requiring various types of
fuel. You can also use camping cookware so you won't have to carry your good pans back and forth.
The easiest camping recipes are the ones that you can make the food ahead of time and simply cook it on the
grill. The outdoor recipes for camping are easy enough to prepare over a charcoal grill or fire pit. Nothing
beats the taste of a meal cooked outdoors with some hickory chips, smoke flavor, and barbecue sauce.
With a little thought and the correct equipment, easy camping recipes will feed a large family or an individual
backpacker. They will be quick and tasty and the cook can delegate washing the dishes to save time! Playing and
living outdoors ensures a healthy appetite, especially if the weather is a bit chilly. A Sausage Casserole is
filling and full of flavor. All the ingredients can be cooked in a frying pan. Then, just mix together onions,
tomatoes, mushrooms and red wine with the sausages.
Corned Beef Mush is another savory supper to fill empty stomachs out camping. This easy camping recipe is
suitable for cooking in a single, large pot and uses corned beef, seasonal vegetables, baked beans, tomatoes, herbs
and red or white wine. A tin of new potatoes will give it bulk.
Stir fries are also popular at the camp site and are a good way of using up any leftovers. They are tasty with
or without meat and are easily prepared in a wok or pan. Mangetout and beansprouts in a Chinese sauce make a good
Chinese style stir fry, served with rice or noodles. Stir fries can also be served with pasta or curry sauce.
Vegetarians will enjoy Mushrooms in Cream Sauce, an easy camping recipe made with double cream and served as a
filling for baked potatoes, on toast or as an accompaniment to pasta sauce.
Corn on the cob is another vegetarian option and always tastes better when cooked outdoors, especially if
wrapped in foil and grilled over hot coals. Season each ear and spread lots of butter or margarine.
Breakfast is probably the hungriest time for campers and nothing beats waking up to the smell of bacon, sausage,
scrambled eggs, onion and peppers. Sliced potatoes can be added or any leftover ingredients from last night's
There is no need to go without puddings when camping, especially if you have a sweet tooth. Easy camping
recipes for end of meal treats include Fudge in a Bag, which uses powdered sugar, cream cheese, margarine or
butter, vanilla and cocoa. All the ingredients are mixed together in a Ziploc Bag. Baked Apples, filled with butter
and cinnamon are also popular and can be baked over an open fire, wrapped in foil.
So when it comes time for recipes for camping, plan ahead. Try a few of the easy camping recipes on our
site or online and have fun.