The best thing about warmer weather is that it means a lot more time outdoors! It also means family time, and weekends spent camping. These 5 appetizing, foil-wrapped campfire recipes are a must-try this camping season!
5 Appetizing, Foil-Wrapped Campfire Recipes
I love foil-wrapped campfire recipes! Not just because they are yummy and convenient when food prepping and packing for a camping trip, but also because they make for easy clean-up, and leftover storage, that is, if you even have any leftovers-because these recipes are delicious!
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1. Campfire Sausage and Potato Recipe
Perfect for camping, this sausage and potato campfire recipe is easy to make and also great for a quick dinner! It’s easy and really tasty.
Ingredients Needed To Make Campfire Sausage and Potatoes:
- 1 package turkey sausage, sliced
- 6 red potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
- Fresh green beans
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
- 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning, divided
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons greek seasoning, divided
- Salt and pepper
This campfire sausage and potato recipe from Burnt Macaroni is perfect for anyone!
2. Cheesy Fries Recipe
I don’t know about you, but french fries are a family favorite. We don’t have them too often, but when we do, they’re cheesy!
Ingredients Needed To Make Cheesy Fries:
- Bag frozen crinkle-cut french fries
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 4 slices american cheese
- 2 tablespoons bacon bits
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Aluminum foil
How To Make Cheesy Fries:
- In a saucepan, melt butter.
- Add frozen french fries, until coated.
- Next, using 1 or 2 slices of aluminum foil, create a boat for the fries.
- Layer the fries in the foil and fold in all sides of foil, leaving the top slightly open.
- Then, place it on a grill, or in the oven, at 400° for 20-30 minutes. Stir at least once.
- Once the fries are cooked or crispy, top with cheese until it’s completely melted.
- Sprinkle with bacon, salt and pepper if needed.
3. Campfire Veggies Recipe
Nothing beats freshly roasted veggies! Pair with burgers and hot dogs, or enjoy them alone!
Ingredients Needed To Make Campfire Veggies:
- 1 cup red or green bell peppers, chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 cup red onion, chopped
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup of red potatoes, chopped
- 1 tablespoon herbes de provence seasoning
- 1 cup zucchini, chopped
- 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
- A cup of carrots, chopped
How To Make Campfire Veggies:
- Heat grill or oven to 400°.
- Place all veggies into a bowl, and drizzle with olive oil.
- Mix in salt and herbes de provence seasoning until all veggies are coated.
- Place the veggies on the aluminum foil squares and fold in to create a packet.
- Place on the grill or in the oven for 8-10 minutes on each side of the packet.
- To check the veggies, peel back one of the folds and check the potatoes. Once the potatoes are done, the rest of the veggies should be done.
4. Grilled Chicken Nachos Recipe
When I was a kid, one of my favorite dinners was my Mom’s homemade nachos that we would have occasionally (usually on Friday night). This camping-friendly version is awesome!
Ingredients Needed To Make Grilled Chicken Nachos:
- Tortilla chips
- A cup of chopped rotisserie chicken
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
- 1 avocado, sliced (optional)
How To Make Grilled Chicken Nachos:
- Heat grill or oven to 400°.
- Cut a square of aluminum foil and create a boat.
- Add tortilla chips to the bottom of the foil.
- Top with chicken and cheese.
- Put on the grill or oven for 15-10 minutes, or until the cheese has melted through.
- Remove and add chopped tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, and avocado.
5. Campfire Cone Recipe
Here’s a great dessert for your next campout. These campfire cones are super easy and delicious!
Ingredients Needed To Make Campfire Cones:
- Chopped fruit, strawberries and bananas
- Mini marshmallows
- Semi-dark chocolate chips
- Waffle ice cream cone
- Tin Foil
How To Make Campfire Cones:
- Wrap all the ingredients together in foil and put them in the oven or on the grill for about 5 minutes.
- Once done, serve and enjoy!
Pro-Tip: Make them ahead of time, wrap in foil, and then place in a large freezer bag and store them in your cooler!
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- Try this hobo dinner recipe! It’s perfect for camping.
What’s your favorite foil-wrapped campfire food? Share it with us below!