Car Camping Recipes
Car camping calls for creativity in your cooking to make the experience even more memorable. These easy camping recipes will help you take your gourmet outdoor cooking to a new level, and you will probably even want to make them at home.
Nothing like a little heat and spice to warm up a cool night out under the stars. This Indian Spice Fire Roasted Zucchini is fun to make with a group of friends.
This comforting Beef Stroganoff dish is the perfect companion on your Fall camping excursions. This one is a crowd pleaser whether you’re going for the filet mignon or Smart Strip strips version.
Pumpkins are not just for carving! Dump that box of pancake mix and try this easy pumpkin pancake recipe – for Fall or Halloween – whatever is your fancy!
A chewy, nutty, and easy version of the same old same old camping food, oatmeal. Overnight steel cut oatmeal will make it easy to get up and out of bed!
An easy chopped spinach salad that gets pizzazz from ume plum vinegar and walnuts. A delicious and fresh fall treat.
Nothing beats a great Southern breakfast of Biscuits & Gravy when you’re hungry. This version can even be made vegan!
So simple. So delicious. These Foil-Roasted Mushrooms get extra fancy with toasted hazelnuts and chives. Serve them as a side dish or add them to mashed taters and you practically got yourself a meal!
Our Tomato Relish is cooked in a cast iron skillet over a campfire. The resulting flavor is so complex, you won’t believe it’s just a few ingredients.
These veggie loaded grits cakes are fantastic both hot and at room temperature. Grits cakes even make a great backpacking recipe, as they keep surprisingly well.
Ramen is not a new thing for backpacking but this recipe is Not Your Average Ramen! Toasted Nori, corn and butter bring this classic backpacking meal to a another level.
Couscous is a backpacking staple, so why not make it for breakfast too? Our breakfast couscous is cooked with dried milk, raisins, and pistachios.
Summer is here and what better to celebrate than with this Grilled Salad. This Grilled Salad recipe is a great way to use your fresh garden veggies and a nice way to switch it up from the usual tossed salad.
This sweet and sour Eggplant Caponata makes a great appetizer or snack served with a baguette or crackers. Best of all, it tastes great at room temperature and gets better with time.
Finally a Vegan Sausage recipe that will do the real thing justice! These Vegan Sausages are seriously delicious and deliver on flavor, texture and satisfaction.
There’s nothing wrong with a good ol’ BLT, but for those want to pass on the bacon, we present the COLT sandwhich – Caramelized Onion, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich.
Soyrizo Stuffed Mushrooms – a Mexican-inspired appetizer just in time for Cinco de Mayo. Pop these on the grill or in a skillet, and grab yourself a beer. They’ll be ready in no time at all.
Natural dyed Easter eggs create brilliant colors and are a safer, more sustainable solution this Easter and Earth Day weekend.
Make this Double Chocolate Quick Bread at home and take it with you on your next picnic or day trip. It’s loaded with chocolate, but not overly sweet like a chocolate cake.
Forget about store-bought salsa and make this easy and delicious roasted tomatillo salsa. Let the campfire do its thing and then enjoy this fresh and tangy salsa with tortilla chips.
Tortilla soup is a quick and easy meal to make that is hearty and warming enough for camping. Make tortilla soup on your next backpacking trip.
Everyone knows grilled sausages are delicious, but we simmer them in beer and onions first.
Dutch Oven Hash Browns are the perfect breakfast comfort food for a leisurely morning sitting by the campfire.
Make a meal out of this aromatic Thai Coconut Soup using a blend of fresh herbs and savory ingredients. This easy Thai Coconut Soup recipe is great with tofu, chicken and noodles and your favorite veggies.
We fancy up your typical campfire bananas by stuffing them with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and a bit of dark rum in this recipe for Grilled Bananas Foster.
Sandwiches are convenient outdoor food items, but always get squashed. This pressed sandwich is the answer to the problem because it is meant to be squashed.
Whether you’re looking to for an Asian-inspired meal or immunity boost, this Orange Tofu Stir Fry is such to hit the spot.
Peppermint Oreo Dirtballs are quick no-bake treat to make for any occasion. Ditch the measuring cups and get your hands dirty making these Dirtballs!
Pears poached in red wine is perfect for a winter camping evening. This is a two-for-one recipe offers an easy gourmet dessert accompanied by a warm beverage of mulled wine.
A delicious vegetarian Dried Plum and Caramelized Shallot stuffing for your backpacking, car camping, or at-home Thanksgiving needs.
Take Thanksgiving outside this year and include this campfire roasted sweet potatoes recipe. It is sweet potato casserole gone wild!
Here’s a recipe for a creamy mushroom soup that you can even take backpacking! Enjoy with a grilled cheese sandwich next to a toasty campfire.
A little bit salty, a little bit sweet. A little bit crunchy, a little bit chewy. Maple Olive Oil Apple Chips will satisfy all your cravings while you’re out on the trail.
A homemade easy caramel sauce that is best dipping apples into. Caramel apple dip is the perfect snack to take on a fall outdoors trip, whether picnicking or backpacking.
A quick and easy pasta recipe with a gourmet twist. Share a bowl of Marscapone Cheese & Smoked Pasta with friends sitting by a crackling campfire.
Quesadillas are fantastic made over a campfire. Here’s an easy recipe for Campfire Mushroom and Corn Quesadillas, but you can make them with any fillings you like.
Here are some quick backpacking breakfast ideas for those of you who want to get up, energized, and on the trail without having to worry about cooking.
Here’s a one of our favorite kale recipes. Get all the health benefits of kale without compromising flavor with this easy camping recipe for Tomato and Kale Pasta.
A twist on an easy potato salad recipe, we add caramelized onions, tomatoes, and Indian spices, turning an easy picnic recipe into gourmet outdoor cooking.
The Summer Vegetable & Zucchini Slaw is crispy and refreshing. It’s great for lunch, as a side dish or even in a good ol’ hot dog.