5 Easy Gluten Free Camping Meals

Summer has come and gone but that just means winter camping is here! There is nothing like car camping when the temperatures are freezing and it’s raining. Doesn’t sound too much fun when you think about it, but when you’re with the right people, it calls for some great memories. One thing about winter camping is to bring comfort foods. Here are a few simple gluten free recipes that don’t require too much prep time and are filling. Hope you enjoy!

Tip: Do all the prep work at home. That way you have more time to enjoy the outdoors.

1. Camp Breakfast Scramble

Camp Breakfast Scramble

What you’ll need: 

2 lbs. Red Potatoes

1 package of breakfast sausage or sausage of your choice

8 Eggs

4 Tbsp. Olive Oil

1Tbsp. Italian Seasoning

2 Tsp. Onion Powder

2 Tsp. Garlic Powder

1/2 Onion Diced (Optional)

Cheddar Cheese to Taste

Salsa to Taste

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Prepare:

Cut potatoes into small cubes (and onion if you choose). While cutting potatoes, heat olive oil in pan. Add chopped potatoes to the pan. Then add salt and pepper to taste. Give it a stir. Once olive oil is on all potatoes, add the rest of the seasonings. In another pan, add sausage and cook until no more pink. Once potatoes and sausage is fully cooked, add together in one pan. Then save half of the potatoes for a recipe later on. Add eggs to the potatoes to finish the breakfast scramble.

 

2. Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Burrito

What you’ll need:

Potatoes from previous recipe

1 Package of Gluten Free Tortillas

8 Eggs

Salsa

Cheese

Sour Cream

Prepare:

This one is simple. Heat up potatoes on skillet and then add eggs. Warm tortillas on another skillet if you choose. Add potatoes and eggs to the tortilla and add the desired fixings to your burrito and then enjoy!

3. Chicken Kabobs 

Chicken Kabobs

What you’ll need:

Bamboo Skewers (You’ll need 8)

1 Package of Chicken Tenderloins

4 Bell Peppers of your choice (I used orange)

1 Onion

4 Tbsp. Olive Oil

1 Tsp. Garlic Powder

1 Tsp. Onion Powder

1 Tsp. Chili Powder

3 Tbsp. Garlic & Herb Seasoning Mix

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Prepare:

Soak bamboo skewers in water for at least an hour. Cut the chicken tenderloin, bell peppers, and onion to 1 inch pieces. Then mix all ingredients in a gallon zip lock bag. Marinate until skewers are soaked long enough then assemble all ingredients onto the skewers. Cook over a fire or on a grill until chicken has no more pink in the middle. About 25 minutes. Enjoy!

4. Cheese Ravioli and Cajun Style Smoked Sausage

Cheese Ravioli and Cajun Style Smoked Sausage

What you’ll need:

Tin Foil

2 Packages of Gluten Free Cheese Ravioli

1 Package of Cajun Style Smoked Sausage

1 Bundle of Asparagus

4 Tbsp. Olive Oil

4 Tsp. Butter

4 Tbsp. Garlic & Herb Seasoning

2 Tsp. Paprika Powder

8 Tbsp. Water

Handfuls of Spinach (Optional)

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Prepare:

In a large bowl, combine raviolis, sausage, and asparagus. Add olive oil to the mix and then add the rest of the seasonings. Lay two pieces of foil out and make a bowl shape four times. Add the ingredients into the foil and 2 Tbsp. water to the mix. Add 1 Tsp. of butter to each serving. (Makes 4 servings) Add to the fire and let it cook for about 25 minutes. Enjoy!

Tip: Cooking the sausage before adding it to the recipe before hand tastes much better!

5. Garlic & Herb Chicken with Asparagus 

Garlic & Herb Chicken with Asparagus

What you’ll need:

Tin Foil

1 Package of Chicken Tenderloins

1 Bundle of Asparagus

8 Red Potatoes

4 Tbsp. Olive Oil

3 Tbsp. Garlic & Herb Seasoning

1 Tsp. Garlic Powder

1 Tsp. Onion Powder

1 Tsp. Paprika

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Prepare:

Leave the chicken in tenderloin form. Mix all ingredients into a gallon ziplock bag and let marinate for at least one hour before cooking. Assemble tin foil in the bowl like forms and then once the chicken marinated, add to tin foil. Cook over the fire for about 35 minutes. Enjoy!

I hope you see a theme here. Most of the ingredients are similar in each of the recipes. I chose these recipes for that reason. No need to over complicate a meal when you’re going to be hiking it off later. So I hope you get to enjoy these simple gluten free recipes the next time you head out to the wilderness! Eat well out there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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