Written by: Jan Carla Santos
04/22/2012 09:35 AM
If you're tired of having to eat pre-packaged, instant meals on every camping or RVing trip, you should consider getting a Dutch oven. With a Dutch oven, you can enjoy the goodness of a slow-cooked, home-style meal even in the outdoors. Its cast iron material, with the help of hot coals and a camp fire, allows for even cooking so you get well-cooked meats, veggies, and even baked items. Here are some easy recipes to entice you to do some Dutch oven-cooking on your next outdoor trip:
1. Cajun Yellow Rice
A flavorful breakfast dish to rev you up for an activity-filled day.
Serves: 4 to 6Preparation/cooking time: 40 minutes
2. Three Bean and Beef Chili
Who says you can't enjoy a thick, rich chili in the woods?
Serves: 8Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
3. Dutch Oven Pork Roast
Fork-tender pot roast, perfect for round-the-campfire festivities.
Serves: 7 to 8Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 3 hours
4. German Sausage Chowder
Thick, creamy and cheesy!
Serves: 6 to 8Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 40 minutes
5. Smores Bars
A classic camp favorite!
Serves: 6 to 8Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 50 minutes
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