Spending the holidays on the outskirts of the metropolis is not just all about an exciting adventure, it is also about food… food… and much more food.
You need to feed your brain in order for you to think of more thrilling activities for the entire family and make that trip definitely worthwhile.
Therefore, as you’re enjoying your camping trip in the great outdoors, here are some easy camping recipes to keep everyone fed and ready for adventure.
Camping recipes for meat lovers
Taters and Lima Beans
- 1 large tub potato salad
- 1 big frozen lima beans
- 1 pound of Polish sausage
Preparation: Cut sausage into ½ to ¾ inch pieces. Put everything in a pot, put the lid on and heat until done. Serve!
- tortilla chips
- can of chili
- minced green onion
- minced peppers
- sliced olives
- shredded cheddar or jalapeño jack cheese
Preparation: Crumble tortilla chips in a microwave safe casserole dish and top with unwrapped tamales, cut into 1-inch chunks. Top this with a can of chili and heat in a microwave for about 5 minutes. Top with minced peppers, onions, olives, and cheese. Return to the microwave for 1 minute to melt the cheese. Serve.
Camping recipes for fish enthusiasts
Butter Onion Trout
- fresh trout
- 1 tablespoon of butter
- 1 sliced onion
- salt and pepper, to taste
- lemon slices, optional
Preparation: Clean the fish, leaving the fish whole, stuff the insides with butter, salt and pepper, and as many onions as desired. Place stuffed trout on buttered foil and wrap up. Place over fire for 7-10 minutes until done. Serve on lemon slices.
Crispy Shore Lunch
- fish fillet
- cooking oil
- 1 12oz can of beer
- 1 bag of salt and vinegar chips
Preparation: Soak fish in beer. Crush the salt and vinegar chips. Coat the beer soaked fish with the crushed salt and vinegar chips. Deep fry in very hot oil, until the fish turn to a golden color. Serve.
Camping recipes for breakfast eaters
Fresh Morning Donuts
- 2 cans of biscuits
- 2 cups hot oil
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup cinnamon sugar
Preparation: Open a can of biscuits and take each one separately and poke a little hole in it. Place in hot oil until one side is a little brown. Use wooden tongs and flip them over to brown the other side. Take them out and drain on a paper towel. While still warm, place them in powdered sugar or cinnamon. Serve.
- instant mashed potato flakes
- grated or powdered cheese
- dehydrated onion
- pre- cooked bacon bits
- Ziploc bag
Preparation: Measure out 3/4 to 1 cup of potato flakes into a Ziploc bag. Add cheese, onion, and bacon. Seal the bag airtight. Slowly add hot water and stir until a consistency of mashed potatoes is achieved. Serve.
Camping recipes for dessert fanatics
- 1 sandwich size bag
- 1 graham cracker
- 2 tablespoons of canned peaches
- 2 tablespoons of whipped cream
Preparation: Crush graham cracker inside of bag, add peaches and whipped cream. Serve inside bag or out.
Can’t Get E’nuffs
- coconut cookie bars
- peanut butter
- chocolate bars
- roasted marshmallows (or marshmallow cream)
Preparation: Spread peanut butter on a coconut cookie bar. Place piece of chocolate bar on top of peanut butter. Place roasted marshmallow or spread marshmallow cream on top of chocolate bar, and top with a coconut cookie bar. Enjoy!
All of the above camping recipes only takes a little amount of time to make because the most important task at hand here is enjoying your meal.
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