Simple and Tasty Lunch Recipes for When You're Camping

Simple and Tasty Lunch Recipes for When You're Camping
Crispy fried onions and toasted bread give this burger recipe a nice crunch. (Hannah Walton photo)

You won't have to slave away making lunch for the fam with these awesome, easy camping recipes

One of the trickiest things to plan for when camping is the amount of food to bring and what to make during your trip. We know you don't want to spend all your time focused on cooking – you want to enjoy your time away relaxing, exploring and spending time with friends and family. Check out this list of simple lunch recipes, and you'll have nothing to worry about.

Fried Onion Fireside Burger Recipe

Form your own burger patties ahead of time or buy some pre-made ones at the grocery store to make cooking in the outdoors a cinch!


  • 1 burger patty
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Cheese
  • Crispy fried onions
  • 2 slices white or rye bread (optional to substitute with burger bun)
  • Hot sauce

Get the Recipe: Fried Onion Fireside Burger Recipe

Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Recipe

Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Recipe
Top these cheesy bacon-wrapped hot dogs with mustard or your favorite hot dog topping. (Jessyca Sortillon photo)

Not only will your kids love these cheesy bacon-wrapped hot dogs, but the adults will too!


  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 mozzarella string cheese sticks
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard

    Get the Recipe: Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Recipe

    Creamy Mushroom, Sausage and Kale Recipe

    Creamy Mushroom, Sausage and Kale Recipe
    Going on an RV adventure or camping trip doesn't mean you have to sacrifice good food. Try this Creamy Mushroom, Sausage and Kale Recipe for a 5-star meal in the outdoors. (Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley photo)

    Cook this delicious soup recipe over the campfire or on your RV stovetop.


    • 2 pounds sausage, your favorite kind
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 large package sliced cremini mushrooms
    • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced new potatoes
    • 2 quarts unsalted chicken stock
    • A generous handful of prewashed chopped kale
    • Water
    • Seasoned salt, to taste
    • Ground black pepper
    • Dried or fresh parsley, to taste
    • 1 container sour cream

    Get the Recipe: Creamy Mushroom, Sausage and Kale Recipe

    Walking Tacos: Taco in a Bag Recipe

    Walking Tacos: Taco in a Bag Recipe
    Feel free to sub ground venison for the ground beef in this taco in a bag recipe. (Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley photo)

    This walking tacos recipe is a great on-the-go lunch when you're on an RV adventure.


    • 1 pound lean ground beef
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • Half an onion, chopped
    • 1 package taco seasoning mix
    • ¾ cup water
    • 4 (2-ounce) bags nacho cheese chips or corn chips
    • 1 small package prewashed shredded iceberg lettuce
    • 1 jar/package salsa or pico de gallo
    • 1 package prepared guacamole
    • Chopped cilantro
    • 1 package shredded Mexican cheese blend
    • Hot sauce

    Get the Recipe: Walking Tacos: Taco in a Bag Recipe

    Check here for more easy and delicious Go RVing lunch recipe ideas.

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