Bucars Blog — August 3 2022

39 Easy Camping Recipes You Need to Try This Season

Camping season is in full swing and we’re so excited to get out there and try some delicious new camping recipes.

A good camping meal will not only keep your family well-nourished for all the fun activities you have planned but cooking at the campsite is a fantastic activity for everyone to enjoy together.

This summer, why not level up your camping meals with these quick and easy camping recipes.

Pssst…while we’re on the topic of camping, there’s no better way to enjoy a great camping meal than in the comfort of your new RV. Keep scrolling to the bottom of the article to find out where you can get the best RVs in Alberta.

Breakfast Camping Recipes

1. Eggs on the Grill

A quick and easy hack to cooking your eggs is to cook them in a muffin tray. For extra flavour add some cooked bacon bits, cheese, onions or peppers.

2. Egg-in-a-Hole

Egg-in-a-hole is a classic breakfast for the seasoned camper. For a delicious upgrade, this recipe adds parmesan cheese and hot sauce.

3. Camping French Toast

French toast is a classic camping breakfast and you’ll love this version to create the perfect breakfast.

4. Apple Maple Sausage Breakfast Sandwiches

This delicious camping recipe includes all your traditional favourites. Add a fried egg, melted cheese and apple maple sausage for a delicious camping breakfast.

5. Smoky Bean Breakfast

This fantastic smoky bean breakfast is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Combine chorizo, chipolatas, eggs and mixed beans for a delicious smoky breakfast.

6. Banana Bread Pancakes

Add some bananas and walnuts to create a healthy and delicious take on one of Canada’s favourite breakfast meals.

7. Chickpea Hash

Jump-start your day with this protein-packed breakfast hash with chickpeas and vegetables.

8. Chorizo and Sweet Potato Hash

Use sweet potato and chorizo to create another great take on your favourite traditional hash breakfast.

9. Ham and Cheese Hashbrowns

These hashbrowns smothered in ham and cheese and cooked in foil over the campfire are a great option for your camping breakfast.

10. Cast-Iron Frittata

This delicious eggy breakfast can be cooked in a skillet or Dutch oven over the campfire or on the stovetop and is an easy meal for the whole family to enjoy.

11. Breakfast Burritos

Burritos are a fun and easy option for any time of the day. This is also a great camping recipe to make ahead of time and freeze for when you’re ready to eat.

12. Overnight Oats

Preparing your breakfast in a jar is a great way to save time and effort for an on-the-go camping breakfast.

Lunch Camping Recipes

13. BLT Camping Wraps

Wraps are a great option for any meal of the day. Add all your favourite BLT ingredients to a wrap for a quick and easy lunch.

14. Pho Ramen

This easy camping meal uses instant noodles and is a delicious belly filler for those chilly camping nights.

15. Grilled Steak Sandwich

Add peppers and onions for a delicious version of a Philly Cheese Steak. Another great camping recipe where you can use your leftovers.

16. Campfire Nachos

Load up a Dutch oven full of tortilla chips and all your favourite nachos toppings for a fantastic meal or a quick and easy snack!

17. Lentil Sloppy Joes

Use red lentils to create a fantastic and delicious plant-based twist on this summer-time classic.

18. Campfire Pizza

It’s easier than you think to make pizza when you’re camping. It’s a good option for using some leftovers and perfect to make with the kids or with friends!

Camping Diner Recipes

Chicken skewers on the campfire grill.

19. Barbeque Chicken and Vegetable Foil Packs

Add chicken breasts, zucchini, bell peppers and asparagus (or any of your favourite veggies) to foil packs for a delicious and easy-to-make camping meal.

20. Dutch Oven Campfire Lasagna

This twist on the family classic is an easy meal for lunch or dinner by the campfire. You’ll need a Dutch oven to bake your lasagna.

21. Bacon Ranch Chicken Foil Packs

Bacon ranch chicken foil packets are a fantastically easy dinner option with minimal cleanup. Another great option for a camping lunch or dinner.

22. Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wraps

These easy-to-make pan-fried wraps make for a great lunch or light camping dinner using just a few simple ingredients.

23. Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

Combine shrimp, smoky sausage, corn and lemon in a foil pack for the perfect seafood camping meal.

24. Grilled Chicken Skewers

Skewers are a great camping meal for lunch or dinner. They’re easy to prepare and fun to get the kids involved in making, too.

25. One-Pot Beef Stroganoff

You’ll need a cast-iron skillet to make this family favourite over the campfire. It’s also a great option for using some campfire meal leftovers.

26. Campfire Mac & Cheese

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese when out camping – it’s great comfort food for the whole family.

27. Dutch Oven Chili

This one-pot chilli is the ultimate camping comfort food. Add a slice of cornbread for a complete camping meal.

28. Lemon Dill Salmon Packets

Take a break from the burgers and steak with this delicious salmon fillet recipe. This easy foil meal can be cooked over the coals or in the oven.

29. Philly Cheesesteak Foil Packs

Combine slices of flank steak, peppers, and onions topped with melty provolone in foil and cook over the grill for a delicious camping lunch or dinner.

Camping Side Dishes

30. Grilled Mexican Corn

Corn is such a versatile option when it comes to campfire cooking. Spice up your corn for a delicious Mexican treat.

31. Barbeque Baked Sweet Potatoes

This tasty buttery sweet potato dish is perfect as a dinner side dish or as a meal on its own. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’ll be ready in 15 minutes.

32. No-Knead Skillet Bread

All you need is four simple ingredients to make this delicious no-knead bread in your skillet. The perfect accompaniment to any camping meal.

33. Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

Loaded with garlic, parsley, and shredded cheese, this is a delicious appetizer that would pair nicely with the Dutch Oven Chili.

34. Campfire Skillet Corn Bread

Cornbread is a quick and easy bread to make when camping and great to accompany any meal or enjoy as a simple grab-and-go snack.

Camping Dessert Recipes

Ingredients to make smores.

35. Campfire Banana Boats

Bananas make a great dessert when camping. Lay sliced bananas in foil and top with your favourite sweet treats for a delicious camping dessert.

36. Grilled Peach Foil Packs

Grilled peaches over the campfire are perfect for breakfast or dessert. Pre-assemble before you set out so that they’re ready to throw on the coals when you’re ready.

37. Campfire Apple Crisp

Using ingredients you’ll likely already have when camping, this no-bake apple dessert is the perfect way to end a relaxing day around the campfire.

38. Pot of S’mores

No camping trip would be complete without s’mores. This recipe adds a gooey, gourmet twist to the old camping classic.

39. Peanut Butter S’mores Campfire Cones

Another version of the classic s’more, these peanut butter s’mores roasted over the fire in an ice cream cone make the perfect campfire treat.

Fire Up the Grill with Bucars this Summer

What are you waiting for? Let’s get cooking around that campfire!

Oh, wait, before you go…visit Bucars or browse our website to find your next RV. Bucars is pleased to be the number one Alberta RV supplier for families who enjoy unforgettable camping trips. Our sales consultants will help you find the RV of your dreams and all the camping accessories you need to make your camping trip the most adventure-filled yet!


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