10 Easy and Mouthwatering RVing Recipes

Cooking over a campfire while RVing

We've compiled a list of 10 easy and mouthwatering RVing recipes to make your RVing experience unforgettable

Embarking on an RV adventure is exciting, but meal planning can be a challenge, especially when you're on the road. Fear not! We've compiled a list of 10 easy and mouthwatering RVing recipes to make your RVing experience unforgettable. These recipes are not only simple to prepare but also require minimal ingredients, ensuring you can enjoy delicious meals without all the fuss. Let's dive into these scrumptious recipes!

1. One-Pot Chicken Fajitas



  1. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the chicken, then cook until no longer pink.
  2. Add peppers, onion, fajita seasoning, and water. Stir to combine and cook for 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Serve chicken fajita mixture on warm tortillas with your choice of toppings.

2. Campfire Pizza

 A Pizza that was cooked over a campfire



  1. Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface. Transfer it to a piece of aluminum foil or a cast iron skillet.
  2. Spread pizza sauce over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges. Sprinkle cheese and add your favorite toppings.
  3. Cook the pizza over a campfire or grill, using a grate or directly on the coals, for 10-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted.
  4. 1 bottle BBQ sauce
  5. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  6. 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  7. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  8. Hamburger buns

3. BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches


  • 1 bottle BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Hamburger buns


  1. Place the pork shoulder in a slow cooker or Instant Pot. In a bowl, mix BBQ sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour the mixture over the pork.
  2. Cook on low for 8-10 hours in a slow cooker or 45 minutes on high pressure in an Instant Pot. Once the pork is cooked, shred it using two forks.
  3. Serve the pulled pork on hamburger buns with your choice of toppings and additional BBQ sauce, if desired.

4. Foil-Wrapped Salmon

A Salmon Filet wrapped in aluminum foil ready to cook over the campfire


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon slices
  • Fresh dill or parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Preheat the grill or campfire to medium heat. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. Place each salmon fillet on a piece of aluminum foil which is large enough to fold over and seal. Top each fillet with lemon slices, fresh herbs, and drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Seal the aluminum foil packets and cook on the grill or campfire for 12-15 minutes or until you can flake the salmon easily with a fork. 

5. Grilled Vegetable Skewers


  • Assorted vegetables (bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, etc.)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Skewers (wooden or metal)


  1. Cut vegetables into bite-sized pieces. Thread them onto skewers, alternating the types of vegetables.
  2. Brush the vegetable skewers with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the skewers over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, turning occasionally for even cooking.

6. No-Bake Energy Bites


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or raisins
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal or chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a bowl, keep mixing all the ingredients until they are well combined.
  2. Roll the mixture into small balls about 1-inch in diameter.
  3. You can store the energy bites in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to a week.

7. Campfire Chili

A pan full of Chili that just came off the campfire


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) of drained and rinsed Kidney Beans
  • 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 packet chili seasoning
  • Optional toppings: cheese, sour cream, green onions


  1. In a big pot, cook the ground meat, bell pepper and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink.
  2. Add beans, crushed tomatoes, and chili seasoning. Stir to combine all the ingredients and bring to a simmer.
  3. Cook chili over low heat, stirring occasionally, for at least 30 minutes. Serve with your favorite chili toppings.

8. Dutch Oven Lasagna


  • 1 lb ground beef or sausage
  • 1 jar (24 oz) marinara sauce
  • 9-12 no-boil lasagna noodles
  • 1 container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat a 12-inch Dutch oven by placing it on hot coals. In the Dutch oven, cook the ground meat until fully cooked. Stir in all of the marinara sauce and remove from the heat.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the Dutch oven, starting with a layer of the meat sauce, followed by a layer of lasagna noodles, and then a layer of the cheese mixture. Repeat the layers until all ingredients are used, finishing with a layer of meat sauce and a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese on top.
  4. Put the lid firmly on the Dutch oven and cook on hot coals for 20-25 minutes or until all the noodles are tender and the cheese is melted.

9. S'mores Cones


  • Waffle cones
  • Marshmallows
  • Chocolate chips or chocolate bars
  • Optional fillings: peanut butter, caramel sauce, fruit, nuts


  1. Fill each waffle cone with marshmallows and chocolate chips or pieces of chocolate bars. Add any additional fillings you desire.
  2. Wrap each cone tightly in aluminum foil, ensuring it is completely sealed.
  3. Cook the foil-wrapped cones over the campfire or grill for 5-7 minutes, turning occasionally, until the marshmallows and chocolate are melted.

10. Campfire Nachos

A pan of Nachos being cooked over a Campfire


  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, guacamole, salsa


  1. In a large cast-iron skillet or aluminum pan, create a layer of tortilla chips. Top with black beans, cheese, tomatoes, onion, and jalapeno slices.
  2. Cook the nachos over a campfire or grill for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  3. Serve nachos with your choice of toppings.


With these 10 easy and mouthwatering RVing recipes, you can enjoy home-cooked meals on the road without the hassle. These dishes will not only satisfy your hunger but also create memorable moments with family and friends around the campfire. Happy cooking and Happy RVing!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I prepare some of these recipes in advance?

Yes, some recipes, like the no-bake energy bites and foil-wrapped salmon, can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator until needed.

What kind of cooking equipment do I need for these recipes?

A combination of a campfire, grill, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, and a pot or pan should cover most of your cooking needs for these recipes.

How can I keep food fresh while RVing?

Using a cooler or RV refrigerator can help keep perishable ingredients fresh. Plan your meals accordingly and consume perishable items early in your trip.

Are these recipes suitable for different dietary restrictions?

You can easily modify most of these recipes to accommodate various dietary restrictions. Substitute ingredients or adjust portion sizes to fit your needs

Can I cook these recipes on a portable camping stove?

Yes, many of these recipes can be adapted for cooking on a portable camping stove. Just be sure to use appropriate cookware and adjust cooking times accordingly.


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