Preparing for an upcoming RV camping trip can be an exciting experience, but figuring out what to eat while on the road can be a bit of a challenge. That’s why we’ve put together this collection of quick and simple meal ideas that will satisfy your taste buds without taking up too much of your adventure time.


From breakfasts that will get you ready for a day full of activities to hearty dinners that will warm you up after a long day of exploration, these meals are easy to prepare and don’t require too many ingredients. Additionally, they’re designed to be cooked over a campfire, grill or propane stove, so you can enjoy the full camping experience without sacrificing your meal options.


But before we jump into the recipes, let’s talk about your camping plans. At Adventure in Camping, we offer a wide range of trailers to cater to all your outdoor needs. Check out our trailer options and get in touch with us to explore our recommended campgrounds. For inquiries, you can contact us at (760) 935-4890 or


Now, let’s get to the good stuff!


Simple and Delicious Meal Ideas for Your RV Camping Trip

Cooking in an RV can be a delightful experience that adds to the fun of your camping adventure. With a few basic ingredients and some creative ideas, you can whip up mouth-watering meals that will impress your fellow campers and keep you energized for all your outdoor activities.


Here are our favorite recipes for easy and tasty meals on the road:



Campfire Breakfast Burritos


  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 strips of bacon or sausage links, cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Spray cooking spray on a non-stick pan and cook the eggs over medium heat until scrambled.
  3. Lay out the tortillas and divide the scrambled eggs, bacon/sausage, cheese, bell peppers, and onions equally among them.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Fold the sides of the tortillas towards the center, then roll them up tightly to create a burrito shape.
  6. Wrap each burrito tightly in aluminum foil.
  7. Place the burritos on hot coals or on a griddle on your RV stove.
  8. Cook for 5-10 minutes on each side until heated through and the tortilla is slightly crispy (or the cheese is melted.)
  9. Unwrap and serve hot.

Enjoy a hot and hearty breakfast on the go!


Overnight Oats


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)
  • Your favorite toppings (e.g., nuts, fruits, sweeteners)


  1. In a mason jar or an airtight container, add rolled oats and milk.
  2. Mix well until all the oats are moistened.
  3. Add your favorite toppings (e.g., chopped nuts, sliced fruits, honey, maple syrup) and stir.
  4. Close the lid tightly and refrigerate overnight.
  5. In the morning, give the oats a quick stir and enjoy cold or heated up.

Note: This recipe makes about 2-3 servings. You can adjust the amounts of oats and milk to suit your preference and the size of your family.



Grilled Corn on the Cob


  • 4 ears of corn, husked
  • 2 tablespoons of butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your campfire or RV stove to medium-high heat.
  2. Brush each ear of corn with melted butter.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the corn.
  4. Wrap each ear of corn individually in aluminum foil.
  5. Place the corn on the grill, turning occasionally, for 10-15 minutes or until the kernels are tender and slightly charred.
  6. Remove from the heat and let cool for a minute.
  7. Carefully unwrap the corn and serve hot.


Easy Coleslaw


  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or 1/4 cup vinegar (depending on your preference)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine shredded cabbage and carrots.
  2. Add in the mayonnaise or vinegar and stir until vegetables are evenly coated.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.



Grilled Veggie Skewers


  • Assorted vegetables (bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, etc.)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Herbs (optional)


  1. Preheat the grill on a campfire or RV stove.
  2. Wash and cut the vegetables into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Thread the vegetables onto skewers in your desired order.
  4. Brush the skewers with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and herbs (if using).
  5. Grill the skewers on the campfire or RV stove for about 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the vegetables are tender and slightly charred.
  6. Remove from heat and serve hot.


Easy Pasta Salad


  • 8 oz pasta (rotini or penne)
  • 1 cup diced veggies (such as cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers)
  • 1/2 cup dressing of your choice (such as Italian or balsamic vinaigrette)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (such as cheddar or parmesan)


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the pasta with the diced vegetables.
  3. Add dressing and toss to combine.
  4. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve cold as a refreshing and filling lunch. Enjoy!


Foil Packet Dinners


  • 1 pound meat (chicken, fish, or beef)
  • 4 cups chopped vegetables (potatoes, onions, bell peppers, etc.)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut the meat into small pieces and chop the vegetables into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Place the meat and vegetables in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Tear off a large piece of aluminum foil and place the meat and vegetables in the center.
  4. Fold the sides of the foil up to create a packet, sealing the edges tightly to prevent any juices from escaping.
  5. Place the foil packet on hot coals or a campfire and cook for 20-30 minutes, or until the meat is fully cooked and the vegetables are tender.
  6. Carefully remove the foil packet from the fire and let them rest for a few minutes before opening.
  7. Check that the meat is fully cooked before serving. Serve the contents of each packet onto plates and enjoy!


One-Pot Chili


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup beef or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped onions (optional)


  1. In a large pot, brown the ground beef or turkey over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink.
  2. Drain any excess fat from the pot.
  3. Add the canned beans, diced tomatoes (with their juices), chili powder, ground cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour in the beef or chicken broth and stir again.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 30-40 minutes (or until the chili has thickened to your liking), stirring occasionally.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot, topped with shredded cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and chopped onions, if desired.



Campfire S’mores

Sandwich marshmallows and chocolate between graham crackers and toast over a campfire or RV stove until marshmallows are melted and gooey.


  • 8 graham crackers
  • 4 marshmallows
  • 2 chocolate bars broken into small pieces


  1. Break each graham cracker in half to make 16 squares.
  2. Place a marshmallow on one graham cracker square and a few pieces of chocolate on another.
  3. Heat the marshmallow over a campfire or RV stove until it’s toasted and gooey.
  4. Quickly place the toasted marshmallow on top of the chocolate, then top it with the remaining graham cracker square.
  5. Gently press the top graham cracker to sandwich the marshmallow and chocolate together.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate.
  7. Serve and enjoy!


Grilled Fruit


  • 2 ripe peaches
  • 1 pineapple
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Whipped cream or ice cream for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. If using a campfire, skip this step.
  2. Cut peaches and pineapple into slices, and peel the bananas and cut them in half lengthwise.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter and honey.
  4. Brush fruit slices with the butter and honey mixture.
  5. Place fruit slices on the grill or campfire and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side until caramelized and tender.
  6. Serve grilled fruit with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream, if desired.


Adventure and Cuisine: The Perfect RV Camping Combination

Why settle for boring campsite meals on your RV trip? With some careful planning and preparation, you can indulge in delicious dishes while exploring the great outdoors. Make sure to always prioritize food safety and storage by packing perishable items in a cooler with ice or ice packs and following proper food handling guidelines.


Don’t forget to check out Adventure in Camping‘s recommended campgrounds for your next outdoor adventure. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or a solo escapade, we have the perfect spot for you. To start planning your trip, feel free to contact us at (760) 935-4890 or by email at


Happy camping and bon appétit!