Camp Meals on a Budget: Delicious Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank


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Summer is a time for fun and adventure, but it can also be expensive. If you’re planning on going camping this year, don’t let the cost of food put a damper on your trip. There are plenty of delicious and affordable recipes that you can prepare ahead of time. In this blog post, we will share some of our favourite camp meals on a budget. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking and pack your bags and get ready to explore the great outdoors.Our favourite camp meals recipes are listed below.

1. Campfire Chilli

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This hearty chilli is perfect for a chilly night by the fire. Just add all of the ingredients to a pot and let it simmer until everything is cooked through. Top with some shredded cheese and enjoy!

2. One-Pot Pasta

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This one-pot pasta dish is so easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Perfect for a quick and easy meal while camping.

3. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

A classic grilled cheese sandwich never goes out of style. And they’re even better when made over a campfire!

4. S’mores

You can’t go camping without making s’mores! Just roast some marshmallows over the fire and sandwich them between two graham crackers with a piece of chocolate. Delicious!

5. Campfire Pizza

Pizza is always a good idea, even when you’re camping. Simply make or buy a pre-made pizza dough, top with your favourite toppings, and bake in a cast iron skillet over the fire. So good!

6. Hamburgers

Grilling up some burgers is the perfect way to feed a crowd while camping. Just make sure to bring along all of the toppings and condiments you’ll need.

7. Campfire French Toast

This campfire French toast is so easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. It’s the perfect sweet treat for breakfast or dessert!

8. Vegetarian Chilli

This vegetarian chilli is packed with flavour and perfect for meat-free campers. Just add all of the ingredients to a pot and let it simmer until everything is cooked through. Top with some shredded cheese, diced onions, or sour cream and enjoy!

9. Campfire Nachos

Nachos are always a good idea, especially when made over a campfire. Simply layer tortilla chips, cheese, and your favourite toppings in a cast iron skillet and cook until the cheese is melted. So good!

10. Banana Boats

These banana boats are the perfect dessert for a camping trip. Just stuff a banana with your favourite toppings (we like chocolate and marshmallows!) and wrap in foil. Then roast over the fire until everything is nice and gooey. Yum!

11. Campfire Breakfast Hash

This campfire breakfast hash is the perfect way to start your day. Just add some diced potatoes, onions, and peppers to a cast iron skillet and cook over the fire until everything is cooked through. Top with some cheese and eggs and enjoy!

12. Campfire Banana Bread

This campfire banana bread is so moist and delicious. Just add all of the ingredients to a bowl, mix well, and bake in a cast-iron skillet over the fire. So good!

13. Campfire Cocoa

This campfire cocoa is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly night. Just add some milk, chocolate, and marshmallows to a pot and let it simmer until everything is melted and combined. So good!

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We hope that you’ve found these recipes helpful and that they will help you create affordable, delicious meals while camping. Remember, the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy your time outdoors.

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