Camping Recipes

These recipes for camping food contain a great mix of dishes to be prepared on an open campfire while camping or for outdoor cooking in your backyard. Other recipes are for preparing camping meals on a basic camping stove. This selection of recipes will make camping and camp cooking that much more enjoyable.

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Spanish chorizo in cider – Chorizo a la sidra

Spanish chorizo in cider – Chorizo a la sidra

Spanish chorizo sausage in apple cider or 'chorizo a la sidra' is a classic Spanish tapas recipe. This smoky, meaty pork sausage braised in fresh, natural apple cider is a perfect flavour combination. This tapas dish originates from Asturias, where the cider is...

Feta stuffed Padrón peppers

Feta stuffed Padrón peppers

This feta stuffed Padrón peppers recipe has an interesting twist when compared to the well known Spanish tapas dish 'grilled Padrón peppers'. The saltiness of the feta cheese pairs really well with the rich, charred aroma of the Padrón pepper. When grilled to...

Easy dill pickle potato salad

Easy dill pickle potato salad

Dill pickle potato salad: This easy potato salad recipe is filled with crunchy dill pickles and pearl onions. A creamy mayonnaise and mustard dressing brings this salad together as the perfect side dish for a whole range of main courses in both winter and summertime....

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

This hearty Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew is packed with smoky Mediterranean flavours. This one-pot meal only takes 30 minutes to prepare, which makes this comfort food a perfect camping meal or an easy weeknight dinner. Chickpeas and chorizo are two ingredients...

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

This quick one-pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes is full of bold flavours. Perfect for an easy weekday dinner at home and even better as camping food. What is Spanish chorizo? Spanish chorizo is a sausage made from coarsely chopped pork meat and pork fat then...

Grilled Spanish Padrón Peppers

Grilled Spanish Padrón Peppers

Padron peppers, or pimientos de Padrón generally have a mild and sweet taste, although some can have a nice spicy kick. Grilled with olive oil and sprinkled with flaky sea salt, these green delicacies are a classic Spanish tapas dish. What are Padrón peppers? These...

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

BBQ Lemon & Herb chicken skewers grilled to perfection are soft, juicy and packed with flavour. They are very easy to prepare (just marinade-and-cook) which makes for great camping food to cook on the grill or barbecue. Preparing chicken skewers, chicken kabobs or...

Braaibroodjies – BBQ Grilled cheese sandwiches

Braaibroodjies – BBQ Grilled cheese sandwiches

Braaibroodjies are the South African version of grilled cheese sandwiches. These golden brown sandwiches with gooey melted cheese, sliced tomato and onions are a traditional side dish for any South African barbecue, or braai. Braaibroodjies are toasted sandwiches...

Mediterranean roasted vegetables in foil packets

Mediterranean roasted vegetables in foil packets

Mediterranean roasted vegetables in foil are an easy to prepare side dish for any camping meal or summer barbecue. The vegetables are roasted to perfection on the grill, packed with delicious Mediterranean flavours like garlic, rosemary, basil, oregano and a good...

BBQ Grilled potatoes in foil packets

BBQ Grilled potatoes in foil packets

Grilled potatoes in foil packets make a perfect BBQ side dish when cooking outdoors on the grill. These campfire potatoes with rosemary and garlic pair wonderfully with any type of grilled meat, fish or vegetables. When summer time is approaching, it's time to bring...

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