There’s nothing like waking up in a camping tent with just the beautiful sounds of nature. But what can make a morning outdoors even better? That’s right – a hearty and filling breakfast! A good meal is paramount to help you start your day in the great outdoors, especially if you have plenty of activities planned out for the day.
You’ll be needing energy and it doesn’t hurt if what you eat is delicious, too! Try these hearty camping breakfast recipes on your next trip to nature:
Easy Campfire Breakfast Skillet
What you need:
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 6 eggs, beaten
- 4 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 cup sliced bacon
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
In a cast iron skillet over the slow burning campfire coals, cook the bacon to desired doneness. Remove from the pan and set aside. Add the onion and potatoes to the skillet and cook them in the hot bacon fat for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
Return the bacon to the skillet and add the eggs. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes, until eggs are set. Top with cheese and allow to melt before slicing and serving.
Yummy Breakfast Burritos
What you need:
- 12 eggs
- 1 small can green chiles
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 cup frozen hash browns
- 1 cup cooked ham, diced
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 pieces 12-inch flour tortillas
In a large pan, heat the olive oil and cook the has browns and ham, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through. While waiting for it to cook, whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Whisk in the taco seasoning. Add the eggs to the cooked hash brown and ham and cook until set. Stir in the chiles, Cheddar cheese and cilantro.
Place 1/8 of the egg mixture in the center of each tortilla and roll up like a burrito. Wrap in foil and store in Ziploc bags until you’re ready to cook. When ready, warm over campfire coals until heated through (the time will depend on how hot your fire is).
Open the foil and allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
Enjoy the great outdoors even more with a good meal to start your day – you’ll be full of energy to tackle those great activities you’ve planned! Try these hearty camping breakfast recipes on your next trip!