52 Extremely Scrumptious Tenting Meals Concepts
Camping food doesn’t need to be complicated or boring! These tasty camping food ideas will make trip planning easy and will keep you looking forward to every meal.
Camping Breakfast Ideas
Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich
Three words: FRIED CHEESE & EGGS. This is one of our favorite camping breakfasts! Get the recipe here.
Banana Bread Pancakes
Who would settle for regular old pancakes when you could start your morning with Banana Bread Pancakes?! Just add walnuts, banana, and a scoop of brown sugar and you’ll start the day with a real treat. Get the recipe here.
This campfire breakfast can be endlessly adapted to whatever you have in your cooler. Just sauté some veggies, add some eggs, top with cheese, and you’ll have a filling, protein-packed meal to start your day off right. Get the recipe here.
French toast is a camp classic. We break down the basics for perfect French toast, every time! Get the recipe here.
Chickpea Flour Scramble
This Chickpea Flour Scramble is a great vegan breakfast option, and a great way to use any leftover veggies at the end of your trip. Get the recipe here.
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
Who says pumpkin spice season has to end? This pancake recipe is an easy way to bring cozy vibes to your campsite any time of year! Get the recipe here.
Chilaquiles is an easy camping breakfast – crispy tortillas simmered in a spicy tomato sauce and topped with a few eggs. It takes less than 30 minutes to make, and it’s vegetarian, too! Get the recipe here.
Vegan Coconut French Toast
Confession: we are not vegan, but we still LOVE this recipe. The batter is made with banana and coconut milk, which gives this French toast a subtle tropical vibe. Get the recipe here.
Sausage Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches
Did you know how easy it is to make your own sausage patties for breakfast sandwiches? This recipe will show you how, so you can customize them for any occasion. Get the recipe here.
Johnny Appleseed Oatmeal
When we need a quick, no fuss breakfast that isn’t boring, we cook up a pot of this apple oatmeal. Get the recipe here.
Blueberry Banana Pancakes
Two classic pancake recipes in one, these blueberry banana pancakes are bursting with flavor. Get the recipe here.
Chickpea Breakfast Hash
For an extra protein punch, we swapped out traditional potatoes with chickpeas in this simple breakfast hash recipe. Get the recipe here.
Grilled Peach & Pecan Pancakes
Peaches are one of our favorite pancake toppings. We like to grill them over the campfire while we whip up these pecan pancakes! Get the recipe here.
Sweet & Spicy Breakfast Skillet
Looking to sneak some vegetables AND flavor into your breakfast? This sweet & spicy skillet is packed full of both with sweet potatoes, poblano peppers, and kale. Get the recipe here.
Camping Lunch + Dinner Ideas
Apple Bacon Cheddar Grilled Cheese
Fancy flavors with simple ingredients, this apple, bacon, and cheddar grilled cheese needs a place on your camping menu. Get the recipe here.
Dutch Oven Chili + Cornbread
An entire meal that cooks in one pot, this Dutch oven chili and cornbread recipe is perfect for cool-weather camping. Get the recipe here.
15 Minute Stir-fry
This easy, 15-minute meal is perfect for budget-conscious campers who don’t want to sacrifice flavor. Get the recipe here.
Summer Rolls with Almond Butter Satay
These summer rolls *sound* fancy, but they are actually super easy to make at the campsite! Aside from soaking the wraps (which takes like, 20 extra seconds), everything else is just chopping and stirring. Get the recipe here.
Foil Wrapped Sweet Potatoes with Chili
Roast whole sweet potatoes in the campfire, then stuff them with chili, cheese, and green onions for a hearty meal. Get the recipe here.
One Pot Lemon Broccoli Pasta
A zippy one pot vegan meal that comes together quickly! Get the recipe here.
Bacon & Date Cast Iron Pizza
One of our favorite takes on skillet pizza, this sweet & savory version is bound to impress your camping companions. Get the recipe here.
Campfire Grilled Fish Tacos
These campfire grilled fish tacos couldn’t be easier to make! Season the fish with lime, chili, and cumin, then grill on the fire. Stuff into a tortilla with a scoop of the spicy corn salsa and dig in! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Chorizo Kebabs
Serve these grilled chorizo kebabs with chimichurri sauce and grilled bread for our take on choripán, a classic Argentine street food. Get the recipe here.
Brats with Peppers & Onions
Caramelized onions and peppers are the perfect accompaniment for brats! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Gyro Kebabs
Grilled lamb, tomatoes, and halloumi cheese served with a yogurt sauce – it’s like a gyro on a stick! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Thai Chicken Skewers
These Thai-inspired chicken skewers are packed with flavor. The peanut dipping sauce can be made at home ahead to help save time! Get the recipe here.
Red Lentil Sloppy Joes
A whole-foods take on classic camp fare, these red lentil sloppy joes are vegan AND can be cooked in just one pot! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Chicken Veggie Skewers
A simple marinade and fresh vegetables make these chicken skewers a healthy option for your next camping trip. Get the recipe here.
Grilled Halloumi Tacos
If you’ve never grilled halloumi before, these tacos are the perfect excuse to start! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Ratatouille Kebabs
These vegetable kebabs would make a bright, colorful addition to any camping menu. Get the recipe here.
We camp a lot on the coast, so we always pick up some fresh shellfish on our way to the campsite so we can make this simple but stunning campfire paella! Get the recipe here.
One Pot Protein Pasta
Why settle for a bowl of carbs, when it could be packed full of protein, too?! We use lentil pasta in this one-pot meal to up the nutritional profile. Get the recipe here.
One Pot Beef Stroganoff
Our take on one of our favorite comfort foods, this beef stroganoff is simple to make in one pot. Get the recipe here.
Sweet Potato Tacos
This vegan taco is loaded with plant-based goodness – roasty sweet potatoes, charred peppers, and smoky black beans. Get the recipe here.
Sweet Potato Bean Burger
We set out to make a better veggie burger, and this sweet potato and white bean burger checked all the right boxes! Get the recipe here.
Dutch Oven Lasagna
This lasagna cooks in a Dutch oven over your campfire and is loaded with cheesy goodness. Get the recipe here.
Cauliflower simmered with beer and spices, wrapped up in warm tortillas topped with tangy, crunchy pickled red onions – this taco recipe is full of flavor and simple to make! Get the recipe here.
Sweet Potato Peanut Stew
This hearty stew is loaded with flavor and will warm you from the inside out – perfect for early or late-season camping trips! Get the recipe here.
5 Can Chili
This chili is the ultimate pantry meal, using canned ingredients so it comes together quickly while still being full of flavor. Get the recipe here.
Apple Cheddar Burgers with Caramelized Onions
These burgers feature apples and white cheddar, inspired by cozy autumn-in-New-England vibes. Get the recipe here.
Grilled Sweet Potato Fajitas
Grilled sweet potato “steaks”, roasted peppers and onions, and a New Mexican chile marinade, these vegan campfire fajitas are a new take on an old classic. Get the recipe here.
Dutch Oven Chicken Marbella
Sweet, savory, and saucy, this Dutch oven recipe for Chicken Marbella delivers a “gourmet” campfire experience but without any of the work. Get the recipe here.
Side Dishes & Salads
Dutch Oven Cornbread with Green Chiles
Featuring green chiles and sharp cheddar cheese, this Dutch oven cornbread recipe takes camp comfort food to the next level. Get the recipe here.
Grilled Peach Caprese Salad
Salads might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “camping food,” but this summery caprese has a place on our next menu! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Mexican Street Corn
We love to serve this with a simple grilled steak! Get the recipe here.
Spiced Campfire Popcorn
This DIY version of the Jiffy Pop popcorn we all loved as kids uses a few simple spices to make things interesting. Get the recipe here.
Great as an appetizer or as an indulgent dinner, this nacho recipe is super easy to put together and would be great with any of your favorite nacho toppings. Get the recipe here.
Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread
Perfect for pairing with chili or campfire stew, this skillet cornbread cooks right over the campfire. Get the recipe here.
Campfire Banana Boats
A favorite of kids & adults alike, banana boats are a camping classic. Check out this post with 9 different topping ideas! Get the recipe here.
Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler
Use your Dutch oven to bake this simple apple cobbler over your campfire. Get the recipe here.
Quick & Easy Apple Crisp
If you’re short on time, this apple crisp is SO easy and is really an afterthought of a dessert! Get the recipe here.
Apple Plum Skillet Tart
With a little bit of prep at home, this skillet tart will make you feel like the fanciest camper in the woods (don’t forget to pair it with the accompanying Plum Prosecco Spritz recipe!) Get the recipe here.
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