May26

5 Game Changing Dutch Oven Camping Recipes

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Try one of these recipes to spice up your next camping trip

5 Game Changing Dutch Oven Camping Recipes

Forget the hot dogs, s’mores and popcorn. If you’ve never made a Dutch oven  campfire meal, you’re missing out. A Dutch oven is a large, heavy pot with a lid that was traditionally used cooking under hot coals. It looks something like this:

 

Nowadays, Dutch ovens are used on stovetops, in the traditional oven or even while camping (we always suggest making sure food is cooked thoroughly, especially when outdoors)! They’re great for making hearty meals, and they’re so delicious you’ll feel like you’re at home. Dutch ovens can make a large variety of dishes, including soups and stews, roasts, fried meals, breads, casseroles and more. We’ll offer 5 easy recipes you can make while camping with your Dutch oven. Once you start cooking with this thing, you’ll never want to go back!

Pork Verde Chili

 

This Tex-Mex recipe is fantastic for camp dinner on a nice summer evening. Packed full of flavor and easy to make, you can’t go wrong with this recipe!

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ready In: 1 Hour

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BBQ Chicken and Potatoes

 

If you’re camping in America, why not make an American meal? This traditional dish is a perfect camping dish. It’s easy to make, doesn’t require many ingredients, and is relatively quick to make. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Ready In: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

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5 Layer Country Breakfast

 

For our favorite meal of the day, how about an awesome sausage, hash brown, egg, biscuit and cheese layered combo? This is a hearty meal, so be prepared to take it easy and walk it off with a mild hike.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

Ready In: 1 Hour

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Campfire Nachos

 

I’m sure we’re all used to eating nachos on the couch or as an appetizer in a restaurant, but how about on a warm night outdoors? This delicious, cheesy treat pairs perfectly with summer and a cold beer.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ready In: 20 Minutes

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Outdoor Apple Cobbler

 

Last but not least, we’ll end on a sweet treat the whole family can enjoy. This is a rich dessert treat that will feed 8-10 people, so watch your portions, especially if you have other activities planned.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Ready In: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

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Hopefully these give you some good ideas to get started cooking some quality camping cuisine! Dutch ovens allow you to experiment with many different ingredients and a large variety of dishes, and most dishes are fairly simple to make. Feel free to share any recipes with us in the comments below, and as always, happy exploring!