Camping Recipes

Main Dishes

The main event, these recipes steal the show at mealtime.

Quick and Easy Anchovy Lover's Pasta

Ingredients: oz. of pasta, cooked and drained, 2 oz. can of anchovies, undrained, pine nuts or chopped walnuts, sharp crumbled cheese such as feta or asiago (optional)
Submitted By: Roddie Larsen - Menasha WI

Quick and Easy Chili

Ingredients: can black beans, can whole tomatoes in juice, large clove garlic, sliced, chili powder, paprika, hamburger
Submitted By: Margaret Ferian - Royalton OH

Quick and Easy Chili

Ingredients: cans Ranch Style Beans (I get one regular and one jalepeno), Hamburger or ground Turkey, jar salsa (your preference), Mexican Seasoning, Green Onions (chopped), Cheese (grated), Olives (sliced), Fritos Scoops
Submitted By: Susan Davies - Citrus Heights, CA

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Dinner

Ingredients: lean ground beef, onion, chopped, ground hot pepper, dried leaf basil, crumbled, dried leaf oregano, crumbled, water, Marinara sauce or your favorite spaghetti sauce, ounces spaghetti, broken in half, freshly ground black pepper, grated Parmesan cheese
Submitted By: Wanda Tucker

Quick Chili

Ingredients: ground beef, cooked, onions, chili powder (to taste), garlic (to taste), can black beans, can pinto beans, stewed tomatoes, salt and pepper (to taste)
Submitted By: Reuben Fair

Quick Corn Chowder

Ingredients: can corn (I use no salt version), potatoes (whatever variety and we don't peel), onion (good sized), butter or olive oil, dried parsley (a few shakes), pepper (salt optional), water, powdered milk
Submitted By: Joan Hart Weigle - Quaker Hill, CT

Quick Dutch Oven Beef Stew

Ingredients: beef cubes, fat removed, 15 oz. cans white potatoes, bags petite frozen carrots, bags petite frozen peas, 10 oz. package frozen pearl onions, small can tomato paste, 10 oz. can beef broth, 10 oz. can beef gravy, olive oil or vegetable oil, salt and pepper to taste
Submitted By: Carol A. Fees - Lebanon PA

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