GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted March
4th, 2013


7 Easy Meal Ideas for Camping and


Happy Camper Blog



Hungry? Of
course you are. But what can you cook while camping and RVing? Keep it simple
with these make ahead and reheat


  • Fill a large
    flour tortilla with your favorite ingredients: Scrambled eggs, diced
    potatoes, sausage, bacon, ham, onions, peppers, pork, green chili, and cheese
    – whatever you love.
  • Roll them up and wrap them
    individually in aluminum foil. Freeze 6-8 burritos together in a gallon zip
    top bag for easy storage and packing.
  • Warm up your
    burritos, still wrapped in aluminum, in your oven, on your stovetop in a pan
    with a lid, or on your grill.
  • Turn them frequently to
    evenly warm them up and crisp them.


  • Cut your favorite
    style English muffin or bagel in half.
  • Top the bottom
    half with scrambled eggs or a fully cooked poached egg, Canadian bacon,
    sausage patties and your favorite cheese.
  • Add the top
    half to make a ‘sandwich,” wrap each one in aluminum foil and freeze 6-8
    individual servings in a gallon zip top bag for easy storage and
  • Heat up your aluminum-wrapped sandwiches in the
    oven, on the stovetop, in a pan with a lid or on your
  • Turn them frequently to evenly warm them


  • Take a large piece of
    heavy-duty foil and place ¼ cup of precooked rice on it topped with one 6-8
    oz chicken breast, seared on each side and pre-cooked to “almost
  • Add your favorite sliced veggies – peppers, onions,
  • Close the aluminum over the top and sides, and
    secure it with tightly rolled folds.
  • Freeze individual
    servings together in a gallon zip top bag.
  • Warm your
    aluminum-wrapped pockets in the oven, on the stovetop in a pan with a lid, or
    on your grill.
  • Substitute any of your favorite meats for
    the chicken breast for some

Easy Sliced

  • At home, cook round, flank,
    sirloin steak or even a whole pork loin to a pink center, searing each side
    to lock in the juices.
  • Slice thin and place in a
    disposable aluminum pan.
  • Add one can of Campbell’s French
    Onion Soup and one can of water.
  • Cover tightly with
    aluminum foil and freeze.
  • Warm the meat slowly in your
    oven or on your grill.
  • Compliment it with your favorite
  • This method also works great for BBQ beef, pulled
    pork, and even meatballs and

Chicken Green Chile

  • Brown 4 chicken breasts
    in a stove top pan and cook thoroughly.
  • Cut each breast
    into ½ inch cubes.
  • Drain a 14 oz can of whole green
    chilies, and cut the chilies into large chunks.
  • Coarsely
    chop ½ of a medium onion.
  • Combine all ingredients
    together with one can of Campbell’s Cream of Chicken Soup and ½ can of
  • Place two flour tortillas on the bottom of a
    disposable aluminum pan, layer 1/3 of the chicken chili mixture, then top
    with shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Repeat layering until
    you’ve completed three layers of the chicken mixture, ending with the cheese
  • Cover with aluminum foil and seal tightly and
  • Heat the casserole in your
  • For easy, individual servings of this great dish,
    you can prepare it slightly differently but get the same great taste. Roll
    about 1/3 cup of the chicken mixture and cheese in a flour tortilla and wrap
    it up in aluminum foil. Freeze individual servings, and then warm them in
    your oven, on the stovetop or on your

Mushroom Pork

  • Dust six thinly sliced
    boneless pork chops in flour, then brown them over medium heat until
    thoroughly cooked.
  • Place cooked chops in a disposable
    aluminum pan, top them with 1/2 of a medium onion, thinly sliced, and add ¼
    lb sliced mushrooms.
  • Pour in a can of Campbell’s Golden
    Mushroom Soup and one can of water.
  • Cover with aluminum
    foil, seal tightly and freeze.
  • Heat in oven until tender,
    or warm the pork chops over the grill. Just be sure to stir the mixture frequently
    to avoid burning the


  • Trim chicken breasts to
    portion sizes or cut pork, beef or chicken into 1-inch
  • Cover them with your favorite marinade, then
    freeze in a zip top bag for storage.
  • Frozen servings will
    help keep your foods cold while you’re traveling, and as they defrost, the
    meat will naturally marinate inside the bag.
  • Add fresh
    cut peppers, onions, and mushrooms to presoaked wooden skewers to make great
    tasting kabobs.
  • Zip top bag marinating also works great
    for fish fillets and shrimp.