Easy Camping Recipes

Easy Camping Recipes That Will Surprise Your All Companions

Camping out with your friends or family need not always mean that you have to struggle to whip up some delicious food. Surprise your companions with these easy camping recipes to make during your trip to the outdoors.
Camping outdoors often would mean more than just fun, it would also mean a lot of adventures, hiking, scrumptious food like bacon and eggs, ginger beer, potted sandwiches, etc. The highlight of any such trip is gathering around the campfire. A time to discuss events and interact with fellow campers, it is also the time to cook some piping hot meals over the blazing fire. Not everybody can be a homebody and cook beautifully to satiate hungry stomachs. Cooking, whilst you're camping is a group activity and can be fun when you really plan it well. Have a look at the recipes given below.

Time to wake up and brace the cool morning air. Make sure you have a healthy breakfast that will keep you energized for your activities during the day. Do stock up the larder with some eggs or else simply get it from the neighboring farm. Here's a simple way to cook hard-boiled eggs.

You will need- Eggs and Paper Cup.

  1. Place the egg in a paper cup and fill it with water. Create a space in the hot coals for the cup. Then place the cup in it.
  2. Ensure you boil the egg for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove it from the fire and your hard-boiled egg is ready to eat!
Breakfast Scramble
You will need-
  • Bacon, 1 lb (Fry and crumble the bacon before you leave your home)
  • Potatoes, 1 - 32 oz (frozen)
  • Eggs, 12
  • Onions, ¼ cup (chopped)
  • Milk, ¼ cup
  • Salt & Pepper
  1. Melt the bacon grease in a large iron skillet. Then, add the onions. Follow it up by adding potatoes and cook until brown.
  2. Now, add the crumbled bacon.
  3. Whisk eggs and milk together whilst the potatoes get cooked.
  4. Wait till the egg mixture gets slightly foamy and then pour it over potatoes.
  5. Turn the mixture every few minutes until the eggs are done.
  6. This recipe can be cooked on an open fire or a camp stove. Use mushrooms, or peppers to break the monotony.

Campfire Popcorn

  1. Place one teaspoon of oil and one teaspoon of popcorn in the center of a double foil. Fold the foil corners together. This makes it secure like a pouch. When sealing do ensure that you leave enough space for the popcorn to pop.
  2. Take a long stick and tie the pouch to it to hold it over the hot coals.
  3. Shake until all the corn has popped and season with butter and salt.
Main Course

Camp Fish
An easy camping recipe for when you do manage to catch fresh fish in the stream gurgling nearby!

You will need-
  • Fresh fish
  • Onion, 1 (small)
  • Lemon, 1
  • Non-stick cooking spray, 1 can
  • Aluminum foil
  1. Clean the fish and spray the aluminum foil with the non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Now, place the fish on foil. Slice the onions and lay a few slices on each fish.
  3. Fold the foil and place on the campfire.
  4. Keep a check on it till it cooks.
  5. The fish will appear flaky when done.
Baked Potatoes
You will need-
  • Sliced potatoes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Diced onion
  • Butter
  1. Place the potatoes on aluminum foil. This should follow with the onions being placed on top.
  2. Top it with salt, pepper, and butter. Now it's time to wrap the foil around the vegetables.
  3. Place it on the hot coals. Keep turning for 15 minutes. Your potatoes are ready to be devoured.

Camping out does not mean bidding goodbye to the good ol' desserts!

Banana Cream Pie
You will need-
  • Banana, 1 (sliced)
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Crackers, 5 (smashed)
  • Milk, 1/2 cup
  1. Smash the crackers in a bowl.
  2. Now add the milk, sliced banana, and the marshmallows and mix it well.
  3. Place it in a camping dutch oven. Use cooking spray over it and follow it by cooking over it a campfire.
  4. Stir at least for 20 minutes before you serve.
Chocolate Roasted Nuts
You will need-
  • Nuts, 2-3 cups (shelled)
  • Brown sugar, ¼ cup
  • Butter, 1 tablespoon
  • Cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons
  1. Melt some butter in a pan. Add the shelled nuts.
  2. Stir frequently in brown sugar and cocoa when roasting it over the campfire for at least 40 minutes, before serving.
Now, armed with these easy camping recipes, you can make your trip a fun filled and delightful adventure.
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