Camping is a great way to get in touch with nature and enjoy the great outdoors. Cooking when you are camping can be a challenge, especially if you need all the utensils and ingredients you have at home. But with a one-pot pasta camping recipe, you can easily prepare a delicious and satisfying meal without too many utensils and ingredients.
Ingredients For One-Pot Pasta
- 1 pound pasta (any type you prefer)
- 1 can of diced tomatoes
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups of water
- 1 cup of vegetable broth
- 1 teaspoon of dried basil
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
Equipment Needed to Cook One-Pot Pasta
- Large pot with lid
- Cutting board
- Can opener (if the can of diced tomatoes doesn’t have a pull tab)
- Wooden spoon or spatula
How to Cook One-Pot Pasta
Step 1: Add the Onions and Garlic
Heat the olive oil in the pot over medium heat. Add the diced onions and minced garlic and cook until the onions are translucent.
Step 2: Add Sauce and Ingredients
Add the can of diced tomatoes (with its juice), vegetable broth, water, dried basil and dried oregano. Stir everything together and bring it to a boil.
Step 3: Add the Pasta
Add the pasta to the pot and stir until all the pasta is submerged in the liquid. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cover the pot with the lid.
Step 4: Cook the Pasta for 20 Minutes
Let the pasta cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Continue to cook the pasta to your liking.
Once the pasta is cooked, remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for a couple of minutes to cool down.
Step 5: Prepare and Serve the Pasta
Serve the pasta hot, with salt and pepper to taste.
Things to Keep in Mind When Cooking One-Pot Pasta While Camping
- You can add other ingredients, such as canned beans, chopped vegetables, or cooked meat, to make the dish more flavorful and nutritious.
- If you don’t have vegetable broth or don’t like the taste, you can use chicken broth or even just water instead.
- To make preparation more manageable, you should use a pasta shape that is easy to stir and won’t stick together, such as penne or fusilli.
One-pot pasta is an easy and delicious way to cook a meal while enjoying the great outdoors. One-pot pasta only needs a few ingredients and utensils, making it an easy-to-prepare meal that will keep you fueled for all your camping adventures. So why not give it a try on your next camping trip?
Corn on the Cob Cooked on a Campfire
Corn on the cob is a classic summer food that is perfect for camping. This delicious and easy-to-make dish is a great way to enjoy fresh corn while enjoying the great outdoors. In this blog post, we will walk you through how to cook corn on the cob on a campfire.
Ingredients for Campfire Corn on the Cob
- Fresh corn on the cob
Equipment Needed to Cook Campfire Corn on the Cob
- Large pot or Dutch oven with a lid
- Tongs or heat-resistant gloves
- Knife or corn stripper
- Butter knife or spreading utensil
- Salt shaker or container
How to Cook Campfire Corn on the Cob
Step 1: Husk the Corn
Husk the corn by removing the outer layers of the leaves and the silk inside.
Step 2: Prepare Boil the Water
Fill a large pot or Dutch oven with water and place it on a campfire grate. Bring the water to a boil. Alternatively, you can use the campfire’s heat and cook the corn over a wire grill or use a camp barbecue.
Once the water is boiling, add the corn to the pot. Make sure the corn is fully submerged in the water.
Step 3: Cook the Corn
Cover the pot with a lid and let the corn cook for 10-15 minutes or until it is tender. Another way to cook the corn is over a wire grill over the fire or on a campsite barbecue.
Step 4: Prepare the Corn
Use tongs or heat-resistant gloves to remove the corn from the pot and place it on a plate or cutting board. Use a knife or corn stripper to remove the kernels from the cob, or serve it as is.
Spread butter over the corn and sprinkle with salt to taste.
Tips for Cooking Your Campfire Corn:
- Ensure the corn is fully submerged in the water to ensure even cooking.
- Use heat-resistant gloves or tongs to remove the corn from the pot to avoid burning yourself.
- You can also cook the corn directly in its husk over the fire. Soak the corn in water for at least 30 minutes before cooking to prevent the husk from catching fire.
Cooking corn on the cob on a campfire is an easy and delicious way to enjoy fresh corn while enjoying the great outdoors. Campfire corn isn’t a main course but makes a great side to accompany your meal. It’s a simple recipe with only a few easy-to-carry ingredients and utensils.
Campfire Breakfast Burritos
While these burritos aren’t a camping dinner idea, they are a great way to help you make it through the day until dinner. Campfire breakfast burritos are a great way to start your day on a camping trip, and they are easy to make and can be customised to your liking. In this blog post, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to cook campfire breakfast burritos without a kitchen.
Ingredients for Campfire breakfast burritos
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- Salt and pepper
- 6 large flour tortillas
- 1/2 lb bacon or sausage
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Salsa (optional)
Equipment Needed to Cook Campfire breakfast burritos
- Campfire or portable grill
- Knife and cutting board
How to Cook Campfire breakfast burritos
Step 1: Cook the Bacon or Sausage
Begin by heating a skillet over the campfire or portable grill. Heat it to medium temperature, add the bacon or sausage, and cook until browned and crispy. Do not discard the grease in the skillet.
Step 2: Cook the Vegetables
Add the chopped onion and bell pepper to the skillet with the bacon or sausage grease. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
Step 3: Scramble the Eggs
Combine the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper, and whisk them together in a separate bowl. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet with the vegetables. Use your spatula to stir the eggs and vegetables together, cooking until the eggs are scrambled and cooked all the way through.
Step 4: Assemble the Burritos
Lay a large sheet of foil on a flat surface. Place a flour tortilla in the centre of the foil. Add an egg and vegetable mixture to the centre of the tortilla. Add a few pieces of bacon or sausage and sprinkle shredded cheese. Fold the sides of the tortilla in and roll the burrito up tightly. Wrap the foil around the burrito.
Step 5: Heat the Burritos
Place the wrapped burritos on the campfire or portable grill. Use tongs to turn the burritos every few minutes until they are heated through, and the cheese is melted for about 10 minutes.
Step 6: Serve and Enjoy
Carefully unwrap the foil from the burritos and serve with salsa, if desired. Enjoy your delicious campfire breakfast burritos!
Campfire breakfast burritos are a tasty and easy breakfast option for camping trips. With just a few ingredients and essential tools, you can create a delicious meal to start your day. Whether you prefer bacon or sausage or add veggies or spices, these burritos are easily customisable. Campfire breakfast burritos are a great choice!