20 Foil-Wrapped Camping Recipes

20 Foil-Wrapped Camping Recipes

Camping trips are always an unforgettable experience. Trooping along in the wilds and being one with nature, it always invokes a different type of excitement; an adrenaline rush that can’t be described. The memories you make along the way and the friendships forged in these fleeting moments make up for experiences you’ll cherish all your life. On that note though, another important aspect which is often overlooked but that definitely further enhances a camping experience is the type of food you eat. Somehow, food always tastes so much better in the wild, maybe that has something to do with the fact that you toil tirelessly for hours on end during a camping excursion.

Camping recipes come in handy when you don’t have a network to dig up conventional recipes online. Keeping yourself nourished throughout the day is extremely important even if you are camping. On that note, here are a few nutritious recipes that are tasty for the tongue whilst simultaneously being incredibly healthy for your body; the best of two worlds. Enhance your camping experience by recreating these 20 dishes-

1. Campfire Breakfast Burritos

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Burritos are a favorite even back home. So why not recreate this wonderful dish in the woods to replenish your hungry soul? It’s pretty simple to make and tastes just as well as the burritos back home.

2. Warm s’more Granola

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Although it’s rare to have s’mores as breakfast; it definitely works pretty well for this delicious dish.

3. Lumberjack Breakfast

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Spoil yourself with a combination of sausages, cheese, potatoes, veggies and eggs all band together for this wonderful dish. It’s sure to replenish your energy to get you through the day with a lot of strength to spare.

4. Campfire Orange Cinnamon Rolls

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An orange intertwined with cinnamon might seem like a strange combination but it actually tastes pretty good. And the citrus from the orange coupled with the salubrious effects of a cinnamon works wonders for your health too.

5. Apple & Cranberry Packets

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The health benefits an apple provides is no secret. Combine that with the refreshing power of a cranberry to make your day set with the right amount of energy.

6. Campfire French Toast

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This type of breakfast will not only be delicious, but it will also make you feel closer than ever to your home.

7. Foil Pack Cheesy Fries

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Whether from the comforts of your own home, or out in the thick wilderness, cheesy fries are always the perfect snack for the occasion. Make sure to pack these cheesy fries in large quantities or you are sure to regret it later when you find out just how fast people are at finishing this sweet potato treat.

8. Campfire Tex Mex White Bean Chicken Packets

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This dish of Mexican origins is famous for any sort of camping trips. Their huge popularity is based on its wonderful taste and refreshing flavor.

9. Vegetarian Party Pack

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Different types of vegetables offer different sorts of health benefits. Therefore, mixing them all up and eating different varieties of vegetables is the smartest way to ensure a well rounded health development. Plus, the delicious taste of each individual vegetable is also another advantage.

10. Beef, Carrot & Potato Bundles

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Mixing beef with diced carrots and thin slices of potatoes gives us this delectable dish. Make your camping a savory experience by gorging on this delicious meal after a long day of exploration.

11. Campfire Foil Packet Paella

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This camping recipe is simple to follow. Some rice added to this dish makes it more enjoyable and many campers are fond of this classic recipe.

12.   Salmon with Herbs & Lemon

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Introduce salmon to any camping recipe and this ingredient will make that recipe a huge hit. An example of it is the above dish where salmon is interspersed with savory herbs and the tanginess of a lemon.

13. Campfire Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

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This recipe was founded in Philadelphia and has since soared to popularity as a camping dish. It is rich in nature and overloaded with cheese that oozes out. While eating too much of it may not be too good for your health, enjoying it in moderation will help you best realize the true delicious nature of a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich.

14. Easy BBQ Chicken and Potatoes

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Make your camping trip even more memorable by starting up a bbq. The barbecued chicken tastes best when coupled with the sweetness of a potato.

15. Tin foil meat, potato and veggie bowls

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Make your camping dinner experience a good one by adding this recipe to your repertoire.

16. Campfire Pizza Log

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Recreate the taste of a pizza dough by using this recipe as inspiration for your camping trip.

17. Whole Wheat Pasta Packets

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Make packets of pasta wrapped in a tin foil as a delicious snack to enjoy during your camping trips.

18. Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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For people who enjoy pineapples, this can be the perfect snack to keep your mouth busy during a camping trip.

19. Campfire Cones

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This snack might be more popular among kids, but it still makes for a fantastic munch time even for adults.

20. Blueberry Cobbler

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You will need a little fire going in order to heat the blueberries. It’s really easy to make and is a wonderful snack to be enjoyed on camping trips. 

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Karen is the editor and chief contributor to the website farmfoodfamily.com, drawing on over 20 years of experience gardening, sewing, quilting and experimenting with various fiber arts and crafts. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Botany from the University of Vermont and a Master Gardener certification from Cornell Cooperative Extension.