Cooking Around The Campfire - Unique Camping Recipes

October 26, 2017

We’ve said it before and we will say it again: camping doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice culinary excellence. With 40 campfire recipes and dishes like Herby Black Rice Salad and Chilaquiles With Blistered Tomatillo Salsa, we have a sneaking suspicion that the team at Bon Appetit agrees with us! Here are a few of our favorites, selected for their uniqueness and ability to transcend far beyond traditional campground fare!

Red Wine Marinated Hanger Steaks With Flatbread

Marinate the steaks before you hit the road and enjoy this flavorful dish during your next camping trip!

Coal-Roasted Eggplant

This simple yet effective cooking method is a great option for you vegetarian campers.

Prairie Pate

Prepare before you go for a healthy take on the classic rice cereal treat. These snacks will leave you feeling full and energized as you explore the great outdoors!

One Skillet Roasted Butternut Squash With Spiced Chickpeas

All you need is one skillet to perfect this delicacy!

Bacon-Wrapped Trout

Bacon is not only a great addition to your fresh caught fish but also helps secure fresh herbs during the cooking process for a truly tasty fish dish!

Cornbread Tamale Pie

Chili and cornbread come together for a classic comfort food recipe that also makes for easy cleanup!

Seared Boneless Short Ribs With Salsa Criolla

Easy preparation meets a complex flavor profile with this “healthyish” dish.

Butternut Squash Shakshuka

This exotic poached egg dish pairs with a spicy tomato sauce for a memorable meal!

We have only referenced 10 recipes here, leaving 30 more unique recipes on the Bon Appetit site that will help you embark on a cooking adventure during your next camping trip!

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We look forward to seeing you cook up some campfire goodies at one of our Highway West Vacations destinations!

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