10 Dutch Oven Recipes for Camping


On your next campout, impress your friends and family with these Dutch oven recipes for camping.

If the Old West style of cooking over a fire in cast iron cookware ignites your imagination, Dutch oven cooking could be just what you need. Comfort food at a campout goes hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly, and do we have some mouth-watering dutch oven camping recipes for you!

Sure, Dutch oven cooking requires some added effort. But the effort in food prep and getting those coals just right will pay dividends. For your next camping trip try out these 10 dinner, lunch, and breakfast recipes around the campfire.

Dutch Oven Biscuits and Gravy

This is the kind of stick-to-your-ribs goodness you want for breakfast in the great outdoors. Either make your own homemade biscuits or bring the good ol' tube of Pillsbury biscuit dough.

Either way, this recipe in your favorite Dutch oven is gonna rock. Check it out here.


Mountain Man Breakfast

There won't be any need for "second breakfast" when you bust out this everything-in-one mountain man meal to start your day! This hardy 12-egg, hashbrown, sausage, and cheddar cheese concoction will leave your taste buds wanting more even though your belly is at its limit.

Get the hearty mountain man breakfast recipe here.

Cinnamon Rolls

Feeling adventurous this morning? Try these AMAZING Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Almond Icing from our May issue! https://trib.al/kUI6Byn

Posted by Sunset on Sunday, April 15, 2018

Making cinnamon rolls is only for home? We don't think so. Here's another breakfast idea for you and wait until you try this one. With orange almond icing, this is a delicious and unique cinnamon roll offering from Sunset. These will go great with your perked coffee or, hey, even instant Folgers.

Go here for amazing Dutch oven cinnamon rolls.


Dutch Oven Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a favorite in our household. It's going to be extra awesome as a dutch oven recipe at camp for sure. Whether you add sausage, shrimp, or sausage AND shrimp into the rice and cajun spice you can't go wrong.

Like chili-mac, it's one of those one-pot meals that will make volumes. So, it is great for groups.

Check out this winning jambalaya recipe from Great American Country.

Dutch Oven Lasagna


Here's another one-pot dinner or lunch that is sure to be a new favorite camping meal. Time to get your Italian on and start-up that layered goodness in your cast iron dutch oven.

The Scout Master won't steer you wrong with this lasagna recipe!

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

If you are going to do Dutch oven cooking, you gotta have dutch oven dessert right? Alli at Long Bourn farms offers this easy peach cobbler recipe that you can make around the campfire. With minimal prep time, this three-ingredient recipe only uses cake mix, peach pie filling, and Sprite.

Go here for this awesome simple recipe that is sure to please!


Campfire cooking isn't just restricted to bbq on the grill. There are so many great things you can cook over hot coals. Dutch oven enchiladas, Dutch oven chicken, green chile cornbread, and Dutch oven chili are four others to add to your repertoire.

So, before you start in on the s'mores make sure you cook up some of these main delicious Dutch oven courses. The perfect addition to any camping trip.