18 Quick and Easy Camping Breakfast Recipes
One of the best parts of camping is cooking food outdoors. Whether you’re gathered around the campfire with a group of friends or by yourself, it’s fun to make a meal when you camp. However, you don’t want to spend the whole time cooking, so it’s important to have quick and easy camping breakfast recipes to get a start on your day.
Whether you’re camping for the first time or have been dozens of times, it always helps to plan meals ahead of time. Here are some of the best easy camping breakfast recipes that you can either make ahead or quickly make in the morning while you’re camping.
French Toast Foil Packet
One of the most classic breakfasts you can have is French toast, and you’ll be delighted to find you can still make it even when you’re camping. This recipe can quickly be put together and cooked over the campfire.
These burritos are perfect for making ahead of time so the whole group can dig in when they wake up while camping. You can customize these to add whatever ingredients you want, such as jalapeños for spice.
Whether you’re looking for keto camping recipes or just want a boost of protein to start your day, these make-ahead egg muffins are a breakfast you’ll want to add to your camping menu. Make them the day before you leave and you can eat them cold or heat them quickly over the fire.
When I camp, I love to go on long hikes in the morning. That means I need a solid breakfast, and this vegan porridge keeps you full for hours to get you through a hike. All you need is boiling water for this, and you can add any toppings you want.
No Bake Granola Bars
Granola bars are great for either breakfast or a snack while you’re camping. You can save money by making them at home yourself and putting them in a Tupperware container to keep them fresh.
I’ve even made these when I go hiking near Seattle for a quick pick me up when I need fuel.
Smoky Vegan Tempeh Bacon
Tempeh is an easy source of protein for vegetarians and vegans, and there are many ways you can dress it up. This smokey tempeh “bacon” recipe won’t even have you missing the real stuff.
Camping Griddle Breakfast Skillet
This skillet is an easy camping breakfast recipe, as you can throw anything you want in it. You could do this on your last morning of camping when you want to use leftover veggies, meat, or potatoes. You can also add cheese or seasoning to it at the end.
Nutella-Stuffed French Toast
There’s nothing like having a sweet treat for breakfast once in a while, and this Nutella-stuffed French toast hits the spot. All you need is a few ingredients and an electric skillet for camping, so it’s a quick and kid-friendly camping breakfast recipe.
Instant Overnight Oats Blend
Overnight oats aren’t just for busy work days at home. This quick camping breakfast recipe is easily made the night before you leave so you can quickly serve your family breakfast while camping.
Spanish Chorizo Potato Hash
This hash recipe is another good option when you have leftover ingredients that you aren’t sure what to do with. While the recipe calls for an Instant Pot (which would work if you’re in an RV), you can easily make the same recipe on a pan over the campfire.
Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast Skillet
All you need for this delicious camping breakfast is sausage gravy, eggs, cheese, and flaky biscuits. This is quick to make and you can serve a large group depending on how big your skillet is.
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies
Who doesn’t want an excuse to have cookies for breakfast, especially when camping? These are not only healthy but also vegan, so make a large batch before you leave to grab throughout your weekend.
Vegan Chia Pudding
When you need to stay full all morning, make a batch of vegan chia puddings before you leave to grab each morning. You can bring the toppings with you so everyone can customize what they want on top such as coconut flakes, berries, granola, and more.
Sausage and Egg Breakfast Quesadilla
A quesadilla for breakfast? Why not? This will be a huge hit with everyone in your group as they can customize their quesadilla with what toppings they want such as guacamole, salsa, sour cream, jalapeños, cilantro, and more.
Omelette in a Bag
This omelette in a bag is a quick breakfast recipe for camping that will save you time. All you have to do is throw your eggs and extra ingredients like vegetables in the bag and boil it.
Old-Fashioned Homemade Granola
Granola is a great side that can be added to any breakfast to make a complete meal. You can put this on top of yogurt, mix it in with fruit, or even put it on top of oatmeal.
Ham and Egg Cups
These egg cups are perfect to make when camping while eating keto, and the ham will give you an extra protein boost. Make them before you leave and enjoy them all weekend long.
Healthy Mediterranean Breakfast Burritos
You can make these ahead of time and freeze them until you’re ready for your trip, or you can make them for breakfast while camping. The Mediterranean twist makes a normal breakfast burrito feel like a gourmet meal, making it an ideal camping breakfast idea.