Part of the fun of camping has to be the cooking and eating! Many people believe that camp food consists of not much more than hot dogs and s’mores but the truth is all sorts of delicious meals can be roasted over an open fire – including both savory and sweet options. Check out these 9 easy camping meals for families to see how easy it can be to eat well, even when you are braving the great outdoors.
9 Easy Camping Meals for Families
1. Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets
If you want a quick meal that is virtually mess free, these Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets from Thrifty Jinxy have your name all over them! Just mix the ingredients in the foil packet, grill, and enjoy!
2. Campfire Stew
Once the sun sets it can gets chilly very quickly and a hot meal is just what you need. This Campfire Stew from Recipes from a Pantry is great for getting a hot meal on the table fast.
3. Campfire Nachos
Simple to cook and super filling, these Campfire Nachos from What Mommy Does are great for feeding a large (or extra hungry) crowd of campers.
4. Hot Dog On a Stick
Because everything tastes better when it’s cooked and eaten on a stick, kids will love this Hot Dog on a Stick recipe from The Joy of Boys.
5. Camping Breakfast Skillet
Not just great for breakfast but for anytime, this Camping Breakfast Skillet recipe from Food, Family & Travel is making me hungry!
6. Campfire Beer Risotto
This Campfire Beer Risotto is perfect as a savory side or stands alone as a filling m. Now THIS is a unique camping meal idea!
7. BBQ Chicken Foil Dinner
Foil dinners are such an easy way to eat amazing food while camping. Check out this simple BBQ Chicken Foil Dinner recipe from I Heart Naptime! It is a fun spin on traditional grilled BBQ chicken.
8. Prep Ahead Corn on the Cob
Do you love to grill corn but hate the time it takes? This Prep Ahead Corn on the Cob recipe from Tikkido can help you crunch into corn faster. Once you see how easy this recipe is, you will want to cook it over and over again.
9. Campfire Dessert Cones
We can’t forget dessert! For a quick, handheld dessert, these Campfire Cones from Painted Confetti are ideal. Mix in your favorite sweets, heat and eat. If you are tired of traditional s’mores, this is the perfect alternative.