19 Easy Camping Dinner Ideas for Delicious Nights Outdoors

Arrange a flawless camping dinner utilizing these scrumptious and simple camping dinner suggestions! Embrace a range of options, including traditional campfire dishes, one-pot meals, and foil packet dinners, ensuring a comprehensive selection. Explore Dutch oven camping recipes, grilled camping dinners, campfire kabobs, and campfire tacos, alongside campfire chili and pasta camping dinners, all designed to satisfy. Regardless of whether you’re backpacking or car camping, our array of summer meals ensures your upcoming outdoor excursion is a flavorful triumph!

Picture this: The sun begins its slow descent behind the towering trees, casting a warm golden glow over the tranquil campground. The crackle of the campfire fills the air, mingling with the sounds of laughter and the occasional rustle of wildlife in the distance. As dusk settles in, there’s an unmistakable excitement stirring among your fellow campers. Why? Because it’s time for the highlight of the day, the moment when culinary magic meets the great outdoors: dinner time.

Simple summer camping dinner ideas for large groups with easy outdoor cooking

But not just any dinner – we’re talking about camping dinner. It’s more than just a meal; it’s an experience that tantalizes the taste buds and creates lasting memories under the open sky. So, grab your utensils, gather ’round the fire, and let’s embark on a culinary journey that’s as unforgettable as the landscapes surrounding us.

19 Camping Dinner Ideas

teriyaki shrimp wrapped in foil packets with toppings

Teriyaki Shrimp Foil Packets from Spend With Pennies

campfire grilled chicken panini in foil

Campfire Grilled Chicken Panini from Girl Carnivore

camping hot dogs on a stick on paper plate picnic table setting

Camping Hot Dogs from Frugal Coupon Living

campfire walking tacos in dorito chip bag

Campfire Walking Tacos from Adventures of Mel

grilled sesame shrimp and veggies on foil platter

Grilled Sesame Shrimp and Veggies from Simply Stacie

campfire stew in large pot

Campfire Stew from Recipes from a Pantry

campfire bread baked onto a stick

Campfire Bread on a Stick from Vegan on Board

campfire cheese steaks unwrapped from foil

Campfire Cheesesteaks from Little Earthling

grilled rosemary potatoes in foil

Grilled Rosemary Potatoes from The Flavorful Cook

campfire bacon wrapped hot dogs

Campfire Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs from This Ole Mom

campfire barbecue chicken in foil packets

Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets from Spend with Pennies

campfire mac and cheese stuffed peppers in a skillet

Campfire Mac and Cheese Stuffed Peppers from Girl Carnivore

foil wrapped around sausage potatoes and green beans

Sausage, Potato, and Green Bean Foil Packets from Damn Delicious

camping chicken with corn in foil packet

Camping Chicken Foil Dinner from An Oregan Cottage

campfire made pizza with gooey cheese

Campfire Pizza from Spaceships and Laser Beams


grilled banana dessert with fork and foil

Grilled Banana Dessert from Home Cooking Memories

campfire whiskey and peach cobbler

Campfire Whiskey Peach Cobbler from Stef’s Eats and Sweets

campfire waffle cones filled with chocolate, bananas, and strawberries

Campfire Cones from Princess Pinky Girl

bowl of banana split smores dip

Banana Split S’mores Dip from Home Cooking Memories

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Here at the EHL, it's all about delicious, easy recipes for casual entertaining. So come and join me at the beach, relax and enjoy the food.

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