Tuesday, 15 July 2014

3 Easy Camping Lunch Recipe Ideas

3 Easy Camping Lunch Recipe Ideas 

There is something about camping that is exciting and rewarding when cooking, however I don't want to spend hours preparing food for every meal when I can be relaxing, enjoying the surroundings and joining in on the fun activities!

Below I have put together three quick and easy lunch ideas which are perfect for camping.  Ingredients should be easy to pack and store and simple to prepare.

1.  Walking Tacos/Tacos in a Bag

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 500g lean ground beef
  • 1 pkt. taco seasoning mix
  • 4 individual serves of corn chips
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese
  • 2 cups of shredded lettuce
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • a few jalapenos (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook beef on camping stove
  2. Add taco mix as per directions
  3. Gently crush corn chips whilst the bags are still sealed
  4. snip the corners of the bags and slice the bags open
  5. Spoon the beef, lettuce, tomato, cheese, jalapenos, salsa and sour cream into the bags
  6. Serve with a fork and enjoy

2. Barbeque Feta and Hot Banana Pepper Turkey Burger

 Makes 4 burgers

Ingredients

  • Burger rolls
  • 500g ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup seeded, chopped banana peppers
  • 1/2 cup crumbed feta cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • Any additional toppings e.g. tomato, onion tomato sauce etc.

Directions

  1. Preheat your BBQ hot plate on the stove.
  2. Mix turkey, cheese, peppers and salt and pepper in a bowl
  3. Form mix into four patties
  4. Cook patties for apx 8 minutes on each side or until cooked through
  5. Place on burger roll and enjoy

Omelette in a Bag



 Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • Additional ingredients - add whatever you would like in your omelette e.g. mushrooms, ham, herbs, onion etc.
  • Any desired Toppings e.g. sour cream, avocado, cheese, tomatoes, salsa, salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil on your gas stove approx. 3/4 full
  2. Crack eggs into a heavy duty zip lock bag and add water
  3. Seal bag and mix until eggs are beaten
  4. Add any additional ingredients and mix
  5. Place bags in boiling water (don't let tops of bags poke out the pot and melt) and cook for approx. 13 mins or until omelette is cooked
  6. Carefully remove bags from water
  7. Open bag and slide omelette onto plate
  8. Add desired toppings
  9. Eat and enjoy

Do you have any great easy lunch recipes you'd like to share?  Place them in the comments below!


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