5 Flavorful Recipes for Your Next Backpacking Adventure

With nicer weather arriving and some of us looking to get off grid due to the coronavirus pandemic. We put together five favorite tried and true camp stove recipes that the Trekr team camp chefs can't get enough of. Give them a try on your next off grid adventure and let us know what you think!

Spicy One Pot Jambalaya with Orzo

This quick and easy one pot backpacking meal combines orzo pasta with a flavorful sauce. It requires only a pot, stove, spoon, knife and less than 10 easy to pack ingredients making it a perfect addition to your backpacking cookbook. Credit ( Fresh Off the Grid)

spicy one pot jambalaya with orzo

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Just a few ingredients and tools are needed to make this off grid meal for your entire campground. This recipe serves 4 but can easily be cut in half or multiplied to fit your needs. This one is best for open flame campfire cooking with your cast iron skillet. Credit (Brit+Co)

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ultimate goat cheese frittata

Keto Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets

These are perfect to pre-prep before your camping trip, throw on your camp stove and eat up in less than 30 minutes. If you have a way to keep your premade foil packets cold and double them up in plastic baggies these even work great for a backpacking trip. Credit (Hello Glow)

keto italian chicken foil packets

Beefy Noodle Bowl

Boil up a few cups of water on your backpacking stove, dump into a zipper freezer bag with your ingredients and season with soy sauce, can't get much easier than that. Check out this ingredient list below, this is the ultimate simple backpacking food. Credit (Wild Backpacker)

  • 3 Tbsp beef jerky, shredded
  • 1 3-ounce package Ramen noodles
  • 1 1-ounce package instant onion soup
  • 2 Tbsp mixed vegetables
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro
  • 1-2 packets soy sauce

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Campfire Nachos

Nachos aren't just for football game days and fiestas. Bring nachos along on your next camping trip with just a cast iron skillet or dutch oven and a few easy ingredients. Credit (Pip and Ebby)

Campfire Nachos


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