Potatoes1 of 11
Potatoes are a versatile campfire food appealing to most. This low-maintenance ingredient can be served with almost any meal at breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Tomatoes2 of 11
Tomatoes wrinkle beautifully over an open flame, and they're also better for you when cooked. The heat from the fire releases lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. Roasted tomatoes are delicious in a number of campfire meals, especially when smothered over pasta.
Peppers3 of 11
Roasted peppers cook similar to tomatoes, but have a much different flavor profile. With a little sweetness and a little bitterness, this campfire food is the perfect side dish for a healthy and hearty dinner.
Nuts4 of 11
Instead of buying roasted nuts, try making them yourself. Most big-name brands roast their nuts with oils that are far from healthy, but you can make a batch that's both tasty and better for you.
Pineapple5 of 11
When cooked over a fire, pineapples caramelize and become a savory addition to a variety of meals.
Apples6 of 11
Apples are the perfect campfire food for dessert. Their starchy makeup holds well over an open flame, and the heat gives them just enough sweetness.
Canned Beans7 of 11
This kitchen-pantry staple is the perfect campfire food. With a little prep, you can use canned beans as a side dish or to bulk up your soup.
Corn Dogs8 of 11
If you're prepping for a family camping trip, pack something the kids will love. Using only pre-made biscuit dough and regular hot dogs, both of which are easy to transport, you can make your own campfire corn dogs with the little ones.
Chicken9 of 11
Chicken is arguably the most commonly cooked protein at the campsite. This simple campfire food can be used in a variety of dishes from salads to sandwiches.
Steak10 of 11
Steak was made for grilling, especially over an open flame. Plus, this protein can be paired with almost any side dish to create a hearty meal.