With some simple recipes in your bag of tricks, you’ll find yourself leaving the freeze dried meals at home and sticking with some delicious meals that you prepared.
Here are some of our favorite camping recipes to make you look like the Gordon Ramsay of camp cooking.
Indian Lentil Soup
This soup is rich and tasty, but most importantly it’ll fill you up after a day on the trail. The ingredients are lightweight, making this a great backpacking meal as well, and some of the prep you can even do at home. Take a look for yourself and see how easy it is to make this dish that was inspired from the cooking of Northern India. See the full recipe here.
Nepalese Dal Baath Vegetable Curry with Rice
Make this dish if it’s your turn to cook for the whole group. The recipe is meant for four people and the mixture of spices, vegetables, and rice will get you invited on more trips in the future if you promise to make this dish every time. See the full recipe here.
Note: This dish is more advanced, so a test run at home may be a great idea.
Noodle Stir Fry
A meal for two is always a cinch with noodles. This stir fry recipe is a perfect way to keep the mess and food prep to a minimum while splitting the weight, and cost, amongst two people. What’s great about this recipe is that it can be easily customized to anyone’s taste buds and diet. See the full recipe here.
What’s a dinner without dessert? This brownie recipe is very easy to make and will take care of that sweet tooth that four hikers have. Follow the recipe and make it using a pot and stove or use a dutch oven and some coals from the fire to make it if you’re camping.
See the full recipe here.