10 Mouthwatering Camp Eats

By: The Outbound Collective
March 17, 2015

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There’s nothing like a warm meal after a long day of adventuring. Roasting hot dogs over the fire never gets old, but if you’re ready to step your campfire cooking game up, try a few of our favorite recipes:

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Campfire Bacon Skewers - Flame broiled bacon? It tastes even better than it sounds.

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Breakfast Burritos - Pick some up to go from your favorite local spot or make your own at home. Wrap them in tinfoil and set in the campfire to heat up.

Mountain Man Skillet Scramble - Eggs and all the goodies scrambled up together in this hearty breakfast recipe.

Mountain Pies - Use a pie iron to make melty ham and cheese sandwiches, pizza pockets, or tacos.

Campfire Kebabs - You can get creative with these - stick your favorite meats, veggies, and seasoning on a skewer and cook over the fire. Here's are a good one to get you started.

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Shrimp Paella - Delicious and easy one pan meal - bring a big wok!

Dutch Oven Pizza - So much better than delivery. Use pre-made pizza dough with this recipe and it's almost as easy.

Foil Wrapped Salmon with Herbs and Lemon - Use this recipe when you really want to show off your backcountry culinary skills.

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Campfire Eclairs - A very American version of the classic french pastry.

Peanut Butter S’more Quesadillas - A twist on the old campfire staple. Definitely worth the mess!


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