• Kathryn Kanuszewski

5 Campfire Recipes Under 5 Ingredients

Tired of being cooped up in your home? Go off the grid and unplug for a while. Visit some of the best camping sites in your area. Sometimes you need a break from the busy life of technology and fluorescent lighting. So, grab your camping buddies and unwind. Go enjoy the cool Summer breeze and the sound of crickets chirping. While you're at it, get creative with some scrumptious campfire creations!

5 Campfire Recipes Under 5 Ingredients:

Farmers Omelet

Eggs (Scrambled)




  • Directions: Dice peppers, onions and potatoes and add to cast iron skillet over campfire flame until fully cooked. Scramble eggs and pour over ingredients - stir immediately. Cook for 2 - 4 minutes until desired egg texture. May add shredded cheese, chives and your favorite seasonings to top it off!

Baked Potato Boats

Potato (Russet works best)

Bacon bits

Shredded cheese Chives

  • Directions: Poke fork throughout the potato and then wrap in foil. Place potato over campfire flame for about 1-2 hours. When cooked, cut in half and add bacon bits, shredded cheese, chives and your favorite seasonings. Cook over fire again until the cheese melts (about 5 minutes).

Camping Quesadillas

Medium size flour tortillas

Shredded chicken

Shredded cheese

Black beans

Your favorite salsa

  • In a cast iron skillet, place quesadilla and top with cooked shredded chicken, black beans, and cheese (about 7 minutes). Once melted, add your favorite salsa or some sour cream!

Hobo Dinner

Chopped meat (beef, chicken or fish)

Diced potatoes



  • Chop your favorite meat and coat in olive oil. Dice potatoes, carrots and onions. Wrap all ingredients together in foil and cook over a campfire for about 1-2 hours. Season to taste.

Shrimp Foil Packs

EZ peel shrimp

Corn on the cob


  • Peel & clean shrimp, cut & season corn on the cob then add to foil. Top with jalapenos, lemon juice, bay seasoning and a dash of your favorite light beer. Cook in foil over campfire flame for 1-2 hours.

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