Easy Camping Meals for One Person

Food is a very important part of every outing. We get pretty excited seeing the delicious food that we forget all our worries for those few seconds. But when we are on a solo trip or camping trip, we usually think that all we’ll get is bland pre-cooked food, but that’s not true. You can cook a lot of fantastic stuff just for yourself.  Here in this article, we will list some easy-to-cook and healthy food for your next camping trip. Cook these items, and we are sure your trip in terms of food will be worth it. 

Following are the stuff that you can cook for yourself and have fun with:

Camp Nachos 

Nachos are a great snack to serve a good number of people. All you have to do is place one layer of nachos and add your desired vegetables. Add some beans, some greens, and your favorite seasoning. Add another layer of nachos on top. Put some sauce of your choice, and then grate the cheese over the prepared mixture. Let it cook for 5-10 mins on a low frame. After the veggies are cooked, wait 10 minutes and serve them cold. 


  • Bag of tortilla crisps
  • One can of refried beans
  • Black olives (or substitute with preferred topping)
  • Grated cheese
  • ½ diced onion
  • Two tomatoes
  • One jar of salsa
  • Jalapeños (or replace with preferred topping)


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

Mixed Rice

Everyone like eating rice. You can prepare fried rice to use up any leftover vegetables and for flavor. Simply combine scrambled eggs with your preferred vegetables and cooked rice, including your favorite sauces and spices. Depending on your taste, you can also use vinegar or anything acidic.


  • 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)

Bread and Cheese

People enjoy eating cheese toasties because they are filling and relatively simple to prepare. Take two slices of bread, butter one side of each, top with your preferred cheese, season with salt and pepper, and place on a pan. Cook until the cheese is melted and the outside bread is crispy.


  • Grated cheddar cheese (or any cheese of your choice)
  • Sliced bread
  • Butter
  • Salt and pepper (or any seasoning of your choice 


Omelets only need a small number of ingredients and are relatively simple to cook. They contain protein and are nutritious. They are simple to make by anyone. In a bowl, whisk some eggs to get things going. Melt some butter and heat the pan. Add spices and vegetables to the pan with the whisked eggs. You are done cooking the egg when the bottom is golden brown.


  • eggs
  • Butter
  • Any filling of your choice, e.g., grated cheese, ham, bacon, or mushrooms.

Baked Potatoes

We will always turn to this traditional dish for comfort. Potatoes can simply be baked at home and packed for a camping trip. To cook them, wrap the potatoes in foil, stuff them with your preferred filling, and top them with grated cheese. Now turn on the stove with the baked potatoes. Cook until the cheese is well melted and the stuffing is boiling. Make sure the foil has enough of a covering over the potatoes.


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

Mac and Cheese

There will always be a demand for mac and cheese. Everyone undoubtedly enjoys mac and cheese, which you can create for anyone. To make it, Pasta and milk are added to the pan. Remove the pan from the heat once the milk thickens and the macaroni is cooked. Mix the cheese and mac with the oil and vegetables in another pan. Cheese cubes and seasonings can be added as desired.


  • 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 Sticks

The perfect place to enjoy chicken skewers with music and games is next to a bonfire. It takes little material and is simple to make. In a bowl, combine your chicken with the sauces and seasoning. Choose the vegetables you want to include. Place the vegetables and chicken on the skewers with care. Cook the chicken on the grill until it is completely done. Achieve crisp outside and white inside the chicken.


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


Do not be lazy in making food for yourself on your camping trip. You are there to enjoy and enjoying includes tasty food. You can also make a lot of awesome stuff at the campfire, like smores, marshmallows, pineapple sticks, chicken etc. try your hand at cooking on your trip; we are sure you will love making these effortless and delicious dishes. 

Cooking is an art, and this camping trip promises you that you’ll be an artist. You can research well for solo cooking and all the stuff you need for your kitchen essentials, as the right stuff will help you make suitable dishes. Try making these dishes and check the ingredients per your need and desire. We wish you all the luck for your next solo trip, and we’ll hope you make awesome stuff.