Now that we have finished our camping meal ideas for breakfast and lunch, we’re onto dinner. Dinner outdoors caravan and camping should be cozy. It’s a time relax and talk as the day ends.
This is why we’re including the easiest of camping dinner ideas to add to your camping food list.
1. Tent-Style 5 Ingredient Beef Strog
A 5 ingredient beef stroganoff is one of the easy camping meals for large groups. Have a large pot and get it going. This one is so easy you
2. Campfire Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are a camper’s best friend. Easy to store and last a long time
3. Camp Stuffed Potatoes
We love stuffed potatoes. Even in their simplest form, they’re a delightful source of energy on the go. One of the camping food hacks we love is poking the potato all over with a fork. Rub some delish garlic butter around it and double wrap in tin foil. Let it cook under charcoal for 40 mins to an hour. Get more butter and add some cheese and bacon to top it off. Easy, next to no
4. Easy Prep Bolognaise
Spag Bol is quicker and easier to prepare. You can have it premade and store it in the freezer/cooler for later. Just cook the pasta while you’re camping! Prep your sauce with some mince, two tins of tomatoes, tomato paste, load it with
5. Easy PreCamp Panang Curry
A Thai and Japanese classic – that now you can turn into a super simple freezable camping meal on a budget. This is our kids all time favourite curry recipe. We premake at home with this recipe! You can have it premade at home or have the spices prepped so you can cook
6. Quick Campfire Meat and 3 Veg
This is a must in any tent camping meals. Have your steak meats ready, then supplement it with some salad or stir fry and mash veggies. Easy, simple and everyone loves it.
7. One Pot Stews
How long will you be travelling for? Long term trips or large adventures to remote destinations to the Cape, along the Gibb River Road or East Arnhem
One Pot Stews are great to prepare before a big trip and stow into zip lock bags. It’s a favourite premade meal ideas for a camping trip. Use your favourite recipes loaded with fresh vegies, cook your recipe in bulk and freeze in A4 flat packs. These premade ‘no fuzz’ camping dinners fit perfectly in your Waeco or Engel.
8. Fried Rice
Fried Rice is a campfire staple for dinner. It’s light, easy, healthy and can just come from leftovers or made from scratch. A favourite mix we have is the fully unrefrigerated variety which is perfect for hiking adventures. We cook the rice, brown the roasted garlic, add
9. BBQ Chicken Foil Packs
BBQ chicken foil packs are easy campfire meals aluminum foil. There are different combinations you can make, but it’s smart to have them premade to marinate in more juices. Go for either a lemon-soy mix or an equally tasty chicken pineapple dish.
10. Scouts’ Favourite Lasagna
Making lasagna is difficult when
11. Campfire Sausage and Veg
Sausage and vegetables are easy. But
12. One Pot Campfire Roast and Veg
Buying a large cut of beef from a local butcher while you travel is a sure fire way to keep the families bellies happy, and also save you a lot of money on quality meat. This beef above was $8 per kilo! A one pot roast is simple. Roast beef chuck, add your
13. Coal Chicken Veg Skewers
Chicken and Veggie Kebabs are another of our favourite campfire recipes. Spice the chicken and add onions, capsicum and maybe even some pineapples if you want something refreshing.
14. Grandma’s Favourite Campfire Tuna Mornay
Tuna Mornay is delicious but needs a bit of work at home. This recipe can be modified so you don’t even need to refrigerate food items and still tastes great. Replace the grated cheese with packet dried parmesan and the fresh milk with milk powder. You can even cook it all in one single cast iron pan. Add it to your grandma’s favourite recipe list and enjoy the yumminess.
15. Easy Family Tacos
If you can make Campfire tacos, hard tacos are the way to go. Prep some spiced mince, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese, then get a glob of avocado, sour cream and spicy taco sauce for a nice kick.
16. Char Grilled Burgers
Burgers are staple camping recipes in any camping holiday. Buy the premade patties or even better make your own. Add
17. Vegan 5 Ingredient Pulled Pork
For vegans who are looking for the best vegan camping foods, this tried and tested (and re-tested over and over again) vegan pulled pork sandwich recipe is delicious and easy to do. One of our premade meal ideas for a camping trip, the recipe features jackfruit as your meat substitute.
And now the super easy
18. Simple Jaffle Iron Pizzas
Jaffles are not only for breakfast. You can also get them for dinner as pizzas, similar to the calzone. It’s a way to enjoy pizza without too much hassle. Enjoy this camping food hack with pizza sauce,
19. Campfire Sausage and Eggs
Who said sausages are only for breakfast? Campfire sausage and eggs are delicious and hearty, which make them classic camping food. With just a few ingredients to fill those tummies, this makes for one of the easiest camping foods.
Using these camping food ideas, are you now ready to write your next camping food list?
What food will you be preparing for your next camping trip?
My name is Noela Dowling. I am a self-confessed travel fanatic and keen homeschooling mum.
I have been travelling full-time for 2 years in Australia and overseas with my husband, Joe and two kids, Rob and Abby. We never want to stop travelling. We feel most at home with red dirt under our feet and a day of unknown adventuring ahead of us.
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