Easy Camping Meals for Family

Food is the most crucial part of every outing. The mood of people changes with food, good food means a good mood. People often believe that we cannot have good food on camping trips, but it is not true. Everyone can have good food on their camping trips, whether a single person, a duo, or a group. You should research well before going on a camping trip with your family, and you will get plenty of dishes that are healthy and tasty and can be made on a campsite.

Do not worry if you are confused about what to cook. We have covered you with all the dishes you can make on your next camping trip. Following is the list of all the dishes you can make to make the whole family happy.

Grilled Mini Pizzas

Making grilled mini pizzas is the easiest dish for anyone. All you have to do is take the base, top it with a good amount of cheese, add toppings of your choice, and grill it! That’s it, it is that easy and convenient to make, and everyone loves pizzas. 


  • English Breakfast Muffins or any other pizza base that is easy to carry on a camping trip. 
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cheese (the pre-grated bags are perfect when camping)
  • All of your favorite toppings

Beef Cheeseburgers

Another easy and delicious option could be a cheeseburger. Mix your beef mince, garlic, and onion in a bowl and shape the mixture into burger patties. Now take your buns, place the patty add a slice of cheese, and grill your burger. You may also add vegetables and seasonings of your choice.


  • Beef mince
  • Diced red onion
  • Finely chopped garlic cloves
  • Seeded burger buns
  • Slices of cheddar cheese

Chilli Con Carne

You may quickly cook this recipe in one pot. Add your beef minced with onions in the pot and cook them until golden brown. Add some tomatoes with chopped kidney beans to the pan. Add salt, pepper, and cumin seeds for a better taste. Mix well until it thickens, and serve it with your favorite juice. 


  • Beef mince
  • Diced white onion
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Kidney beans
  • Cumin


Everyone is fond of burritos. Lay a tortilla wrap, and fill it with the ingredients of your choice. Wrap the tortilla wrap in the burrito shape after adding cheese and all other seasonings. Wrap a foil around your burrito and heat it on a stove for five minutes on each side. Ensure all the vegetables are heated up, and the cheese is melted for the best taste. Allow the cheese to e cool for a few minutes before serving. 


  • Tortilla wraps
  • Sausages
  • Bacon
  • Fried onions
  • Grated cheese

Fish in Foil

For this tasty recipe, you must put your fish fillet in foil, add some olive oil, dice of lemon juice, and seasoning as per your taste. Wrap the foil around your fish fillet and cook it until the flesh is opaque. You can serve it with vegetables lightly tossed in garlic for the best taste or some rice.


  •  White fish fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Lemons
  • Tin foil

Fried Rice

Rice is everyone’s favorite. You can cook fried rice for the taste and any leftover vegetables.   Just toss scrambled eggs with your favorite vegetables and add boiled/cooked rice. Add your favorite spices and sauces. You can also use vinegar or anything citric as per your taste bud. 


  • Around 1 cup of cooked rice (depending on the family size)
  • One or more eggs
  • Tinned corn
  • Chopped mushrooms
  • Red or yellow diced pepper
  • ½ a tin of chopped tomatoes (drain well)
  • Diced carrot
  • Diced onion
  • The protein of choice (beans, chicken, chorizo)
  • Soy sauce
  • A little oil for cooking

Potato Boats

This classic dish is always going to be our comfort food. Just bake your potatoes at home and pack them for your camping trip. To cook them, place your potatoes in the foil, add your favorite filling inside the potatoes and grate some cheese. Now put the baked potatoes on the stove. Cook until the filling inside is piping hot and the cheese is melted correctly. Make sure to cover the potatoes with the foil adequately. 


  • Baked potatoes sliced width ways several times (switch things up by using sweet potato)
  • Sliced ham (optional)
  • Grated cheese (optional)
  • Baked beans (optional)

Tomato Pasta

As you are with your family, you need something filling; Pasta is a savior! You can cook pasta in big batches. Boil some pasta in a pan with the seasoned water after boiling the pasta. Take another pan, add pasta, tomato puree, vegetables of your choice, basil leaves, and some diced tomatoes, stir it well and leave it for 5 minutes. You can also add some lemon as per your taste. 


  •  Pasta
  • Chopped tomatoes (optional)
  • Tomato puree
  • Vegetable stock cube
  • Basil

Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese are always going to be people’s favorites. You can make mac and cheese for your whole family, who will love it. Put milk and pasta in the pan. Once the milk is thickened and the macaroni is tender, remove the pan from the heat. Add oil and vegetables to another pan and mix it with your cheese and mac. You can add cheese cubes and seasonings as per your choice. 


  • 4 cups of milk
  • 3 cups of macaroni pasta
  • 3 cups of grated cheese
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella (optional)
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • Two tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • One teaspoon of Dijon mustard (optional)

Chicken Skewers

Chicken skewers taste best near the campfire with some music and games. It is effortless to make and requires less material. Mix your chicken with the sauces and seasoning in the bowl. Add the vegetables of your choice. Carefully put the chicken and the vegetables on the skewers. Grill the chicken on the grill till it is cooked perfectly. Ensure the chicken is crispy on the outside and white on the inside. 


  • Diced chicken breasts
  • Bell peppers
  • Diced red onions
  • Bottle of barbecue sauce
  • Pack of skewers