Family camping trips should be full of fun and adventure, not complicated food. No one wants to spend their holiday slaving over a (camp) stove or preparing and cleaning up food. Quick simple meals are definitely the way to go when camping. These easy camping meals will keep the kids happy without
Quick and Easy Camping Meals
Campfire Steak, Potatos & Peppers
This is a classic easy camping meal that you can adapt to suit your families tastes. You could add zucchini or mushrooms. Aubergine would also make a nice addition (although the chances of my kids eating it is next to none). You can find the recipe here.
One Pot Beef Stroganoff
Who doesn’t love beef stroganoff?! This is the perfect one pot simple easy camping meal. Creamy and delicious, perfect for crisp Autumn and Winter evenings. Find the recipe here.
Foil Packet Sweet Potato Tacos
This recipe could be adapted to suit lots of different combinations depending on your families tastes. You can find the full recipe here.
Grilled Chicken Fajita Foil Packet
Colorful and full of flavour, this simple camping favourite is a sure fire winner. It also makes a perfect lunch and tastes just as good cold the next morning. You can find the recipe here.
Chilli Cheese Fries, Campfire Style
Is anyone else’s mouth watering just looking at this? If you’ve had a fish and fries lunch then this is a great way to use up any left over fries. Mince is also a staple camping food and can be adapted for many meals so you may find this becomes the perfect leftover creation. You can find the recipe here.
It’s amazing how versatile a duch oven can be. You can use it to create hundreds of delicious options from sweet to savoury. This is great dutch oven recipe that will be popular with the whole family for snacks, lunch or as a main meal with salad on the side. You can find the full recipe here.
Foil Packet Shrimp & Scallops
Foil packet camping meals are some of the easiest and tastiest options out there. Who’d have thought you could even be enjoying seafood cooked fresh on the camp stove while camping! I love this simple but delicious meal, it might even become a staple at home. You can find the recipe here.
Foil Roasted Onions
Who doesn’t love delicious roasted ovens? Roasting them in foil packets is a super easy option for camping and these ones make the perfect side for a camp roast or BBQ. You can find the recipe here.
Grilled Cheese On Raisin Bread
Grilled cheese is a go to meal for most families on busy evenings. It also makes the perfect easy camping meal! This variation gives a subtle sweetness which is a nice touch. It would be great for breakfast, lunch or a light dinner for the kids. You can find the recipe here.
Grilled Mushroom & Asparagus Fajitas
Fajitas are one of our go to simple camping meals. They are always popular with the kids and are quick to make after a long day of adventure and fun. These are a really tasty vegetarian option that even the biggest meat eater will enjoy. You can find the recipe here.
Meatballs In Foil
From vegetarian to fully fledged carnivore, this foil packet camping meal will be a winner with the kids. It’s quick and easy to prepare and cooks to perfection with ease. You can find the recipe here.
Simple Camping Stew
This is a staple of every camping holiday. A simple delicious camping stew served with some crusty bread makes for happy camping memories for the whole family. You can find the recipe for this delicious recipe here.
Campfire Ham & Cheese Bread
Mmmmm, cheesy goodness! This will be a favorite with the whole family for a quick easy camping lunch. Ideal for chilly days (or nights). You can find the recipe here.
Mac & Cheese Campfire Style
Who doesn’t love a good mac and cheese. This camping mac and cheese is ideal as it is easy to part prepare at home and then finish off while camping. The ultimate quick and easy camping meal! Find the recipe here.
Easy Scout Dinner
This is another great foil packet camping meal idea that’s easy to adapt to your families tastes. Add pretty much any meat and veggies. Season with salt and pepper, add cheese and grill! Find the full recipe here.
Grilled Salmon Foil Packets
Foil packet meals are definitely a winner when it comes to easy camping dinners. Fish cooks to perfection in foil and this salmon meal is a great all in one meal for the family. Find the recipe here.
Sausages & Veggies In Foil
If you’re tired of sausages from the BBQ then these foil packet sausages could be a great option. Throw it all together and into the camp stove and you’re done! Find the recipe here.
One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese
Who doesn’t love spaghetti bolognese? It’s a family favorite in most homes and this recipe is the perfect easy camping version. Yummo! Find the recipe here.
Breakfast Blueberry Pancakes
Ummm… YUM!! How good does this look? Technically breakfast is a meal so I thought it was only fair to include this in our list of the best camping meals for families! You can find the recipe here.
Sticking to the blueberry theme, this blueberry cornbread looks divine! It does use a pretty unusual cooking technique using a solar stove (which I’d actually never heard of before!) but I think it could work in a standard camp stove too. The recipe is here.