27 Delicious Camping Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Snacks

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Are you looking for delicious camping recipes for the upcoming camping season?  Even though my family and I don’t camp that much (a homestead being a full time year round job), I still love cooking over a fire in our yard, and so I’m always on the lookout for new camping recipes.

Check out the recipes below to find some recipes for the upcoming camping season.

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Breakfast Camping Recipes

Campfire Breakfast Hash with Chorizo

Campfire breakfast hash in a skillet on an open fire.
Image Credit: Everyday Shortcuts

Campfire Breakfast Hash is a perfect meal for camping trips or outdoor gatherings. Made with chorizo, potatoes and veggies, this is sure to be a hit with everyone!

French Toast Foil Packet

French toast foil pack with strawberries and walnuts.
Image Credit: Little Sunny Kitchen

Super easy french toast foil packet with cinnamon, strawberry, and walnuts. This can be cooked in the oven, on a grill, or over the campfire!

Campfire Egg Cups

Camping egg cups in an aluminum foil tin and on a plate.
Image Credit: Take Them Outside

Here it is: an easy camping breakfast that you can eat any time of the day!  These camping egg cups with ham are yummy, easy to make, and the process is simple enough that even the kids can help!

Lunch and Dinner Camping Recipes

Campfire Nachos

Campfire nachos with all the toppings in a foil pan.
Image Credit: Everyday Shortcuts

These Campfire Nachos combine the smoky flavors of a campfire with the irresistible cheesiness of nachos. An easy camping recipe everyone loves!

Honey Dijon Chicken Foil Packets

Honey dijon chicken foil packet.
Image Credit: The Forked Spoon

These amazing Honey Dijon Chicken Foil Packets are a quick and easy 30-minute meal filled with fresh and colorful seasonal vegetables, juicy chicken breasts, and a delicious sweet and tangy honey dijon sauce. 

Kielbasa and Potato Foil Packets

Kielbasa and potato foil packet on a plate.
Image Credit: Fresh Off The Grid

Grilled kielbasa, potatoes, and onions all tossed together in a honey mustard sauce and grilled to perfection! This foil packet recipe is such a satisfying camping meal and it is an absolute cinch to make!

Campfire Pie Iron Quesadillas

Pie iron cheese quesadilla on a plate.
Image Credit: Frugal Family Times

Quesadillas are pretty great to begin with, but pie irons kick them up a notch further.

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Foil Packets

Roasted Mediterranean vegetable foil packet on a plate.
Image Credit: The Tasty Chilli

Mediterranean roasted vegetables in foil are an easy to prepare side dish for any camping meal or summer barbecue. The vegetables are roasted to perfection, packed with delicious Mediterranean flavours like garlic, rosemary, basil, oregano and a good drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Grilled Potato Foil Packets

Grilled potato foil packets on a table.
Image Credit: The Tasty Chilli

These campfire potatoes with rosemary and garlic pair wonderfully with any type of grilled meat, fish or vegetables.

Dutch Oven Chili Camping Recipe

Bowl of dutch oven chili topped with cheese and saltines on a table.
Image Credit: Life in the RV

Cooking with a Dutch oven is often done over an open flame, which makes the Dutch Oven Chili recipe a great camping recipe.

Hobo Dinner Foil Packets

Hobo foil packets with sausage, potatoes, and corn on a plate.
Image Credit: Busy Creating Memories

These Tin foil packets are fully customizable with your favorite ingredients to please even the pickiest eater. Finally, a delicious and hearty meal that the whole family will love!

Campfire Dutch Oven Beef Stew

Bowl of campfire dutch oven beef stew on a table.
Image Credit: Camp Grill Eat

This hearty and satisfying camp beef stew is made in your Dutch oven and can be prepared over the campfire, on a camp stove, or grill. It’s chock-full of tender beef, potatoes, carrots, celery, onions that are gently simmered in a rich beef gravy.

Sausage and Shrimp Foil Packets

Shrimp foil packet with assorted veggies.
Image Credit: A Cedar Spoon

Sausage and Shrimp Foil Packets are a quick and easy grilling recipes using fresh vegetables, potatoes, shrimp and chicken sausage. Add your own spices and grill these for a protein packed, easy clean-up meal! 

Grilled Cheesy Sausage Pineapple Skewers

Sausage skewers with pineapple on a tray.
Image Credit: Boulder Locavore

Looking for an easy grilling recipe for barbecue parties, tailgating or camping? Grilled Cheesy Sausage Pineapple Skewers are just the ticket. A cinch to put together, easily portable, cook in about 5 minutes and flavors can’t be beat; salty, sweet, cheesy and smoky too!

Honey Garlic Chicken Potato Foil Packets

Chicken foil packet with potatoes and asparagus on a table.
Image Credit: On My Kids Plate

Tender and delicious honey garlic chicken potato foil packets is a hearty and delicious recipe. This dish is great for grilling or cooking over a campfire.

Hobo Bacon Cheeseburger and Potato Foil Packets

Bacon cheeseburger foil packet with potatoes and carrots on a table.
Image Credit: On My Kids Plate

Hobo Foil packet dinners have a whole burger covered in cheese and bacon on top of thinly sliced vegetables. These warm and savory hobo packets are folded up in aluminum foil and are then cooked on the grill, campfire or in the oven for a hearty meal outside or in.

Beef Teriyaki Foil Packets

Beef teriyaki foil packet with broccoli and carrots on a pan.
Image Credit: Evolving Table

Beef Teriyaki with Vegetables is made in handy foil packets so after dinner clean-up is a breeze!  A healthy teriyaki sauce is made from scratch and is perfectly sweet, thick, and sticky.  Prep this easy steak foil packet dinner for busy weeknight dinners or pop them on the grill for a quick camping meal! 

Chicken and Squash Dutch Oven Campfire Casserole

Chicken squash casserole in a cast iron dutch oven over an open fire.
Image Credit: Reuse Grow Enjoy

Looking for a good camping recipe? Or maybe you just need a good recipe to make when the power is out? This chicken and squash dutch oven casserole recipe is a must-have! It is cooked right over the campfire.

Pie Iron Tater Tots

Pie iron tater tots on a spoon and in a cast iron skillet.
Image Credit: Ericas Recipes

Buttery garlic parmesan tater tots cooked in a pie iron over an open campfire. Cooking pie iron tater tots gives you crispy taters with delicious smoky flavor and is the perfect side dish to complement your camping dinner.

Chicken Fajita Foil Packets

Chicken fajita foil packet on a table.
Image Credit: Budget Delicious

These 5 ingredient Chicken Fajita Foil Packets are a pantry staple, minimal prep lunch or weeknight dinner that can be made on the grill or in the oven. The whole family will love these.

Campfire Chicken Foil Packets

Chicken campfire foil packet with potatoes and green beans on a table.
Image Credit: Amandas Cookin

Simply toss the ingredients in a sealed foil packet and place on a grill grate over your campfire to cook and you’ll have yourself a homemade dinner in the great outdoors.

Campfire Stew

Campfire stew in a cast iron dutch oven over an open fire.
Image Credit: Camping for Foodies

Talk about Dutch oven camping recipes to please a crowd! When it comes to Campfire Stew, the best way to make it hearty and tender is by simmering it over a campfire for a few hours.

Dessert Camping Recipes

Campfire Apple Crisp Foil Packets

Apple crisp foil packet with vanilla ice cream on a tray.
Image Credit: Gimme Some Grilling

These delicious foil packets stuffed with your favorite apple crisp are perfect for making on the grill, over the campfire or in your oven! Tender, juicy apples topped with an oatmeal streusel makes a perfect apple crisp.

Campfire Apple Pie Foil Packets

Apple pie foil packet with vanilla ice cream on a plate.
Image Credit: Love From The Oven

Campfire Apple Pie Packets are a delicious and easy dessert that your entire family will love. These yummy no-fuss apple pie foil packets can be made on the grill, over a campfire or baked in the oven.

Banana Boats

Banana boat foil packet dessert with chocolate and marshmallows on a table.
Image Credit: On My Kids Plate

A warm and gooey banana full of marshmallows, chocolate or your favorite toppings is then wrapped in foil and placed on the campfire or grill. The banana gets all gooey and you can eat this treat right out of the foil for a fun dessert.

Make Ahead Snack Camping Recipes

Protein Granola Bars

Protein granola bars with chocolate chips on a plate.
Image Credit: Chew Out Loud

These protein granola bars are made with 10 ingredients and are ready in less than 30 minutes for a better-for-you, budget-friendly option perfect for breakfasts and snacks that will fill you up and leave you feeling energized!

No Bake Energy Balls

No bake energy balls with granola, peanut butter, and chocolate chips in a bowl.
Image Credit: Chew Out Loud

If you’re looking for a snack that not only fills you up but also gives you a boost, try your hand at these no bake energy balls! They’re filled with energizing ingredients like oats, peanut butter, and flaxseed. The best part? There’s no cooking or baking involved!

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I’m a mom to two kids, and I am super passionate about sustainable, clean living.  My husband and I are building our dream self-sustaining homestead, while homeschooling our kiddos.  Have a look around my site for ideas for your homeschool or homestead, or find some new delicious homestead-friendly recipes.  You can also check out my About Me page to learn more about me and my website.

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