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5 of the best Vegan Camping Foods To Cook on your next camping trip

Updated: Dec 7, 2022

Camping & Glamping is all about being at one with nature. So, what better place to embrace a plant-based diet, right? Whether you are following a Vegan diet or take a more flexy approach to your meals There are a lot of delicious vegan meals you can try on your next camping or glamping trip. The added benefit with Vegan food is usually the lack of refrigeration doesn’t pose as much of an issue for off grid camping.

One of the best parts of a camping or glamping trip is the experience of preparing food & eating outdoors close to nature, we think its all about good company, getting back to nature, and eating some scrumptious grub along the way.

So we’ve put together a list of our favourite vegan camping recipes that are perfect for enjoying around the campfire. these quick and easy meals are guaranteed to impress. So the next time you head out camping or glamping, give one of these recipes a try and bring a little more plant-based adventure into the world.




Vegan French Toast


If your feeling fancy, then this is just the recipe to tickle your taste buds, its camping comfort luxury



Ingredients

  • 1 Banana

  • Some bread

  • 1 can of coconut milk

  • 1 Tsp cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • Fresh berries

  • Splash of syrup

  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Mash the banana in a bowl .

  2. Add the can of coconut milk, a teaspoon of cinnamon, a teaspoon of vanilla and a pinch of salt then whisk.

  3. Dip in your bread, if you have a loaf cut them extra thick, then coat on each side for a minute or so

  4. Then fry on each side in a warm pan, about 3 minutes on each side or until it’s golden.

  5. Serve with syrup and fresh berries.





Vegan Mushroom & Peanut Curry with Chickpeas Recipe

Creamy and aromatic vegan Mushroom & Peanut curry recipe that is easy to make on the camp cooker.



Ingredients


  • 300 g mushrooms

  • 1 tin chickpeas

  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes

  • 2 handfuls spinach

  • 2 tbsp peanut butter

  • 1 vegetable stock cube

  • 1 ½ tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp coriander

  • ½ tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • Salt – to taste


Instructions

1. With the pan on the stove, pour in the tinned tomatoes, all spices, stock cube and peanut butter.

Mix to combine and allow for the peanut butter to melt.

2. Once combined, add the chickpeas, mushrooms and stir. Stir occasionally to allow the ingredients to cook evenly.

3. Once the mushrooms have softened, (about 5-10 minutes depending on the heat of your pan) add the spinach and stir.

4. Once fully combined your peanut curry is ready to serve with couscous or bread for mopping. Enjoy!


Vegan BBQ


Who doesn’t enjoy a BBQ whilst on a camping break, enjoying a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you cant crack on with some smoky alfresco cooking.

There are some obvious choices for the BBQ including meat free sausage & plant based burgers. Why not add a corn on the cob or vegetable kebabs.



Veggie Skewers are the summer version of oven-roasted vegetables. You can mix and match your favourites, marinade them and cook them on a stick.

Some of our favourite veggies to use include mushroom, onions, peppers, corn, courgette, and aubergine – just to name a few!


Ingredients

  • Vegetables

  • Skewers


Instructions


1. Select your favourite vegetables on skewer them firmly in place leaving room for you to turn them.

2. Place them onto the BBQ and keep turning

3. They will cook in 10 mins

4. Eat and enjoy !



CAMPFIRE BANANA BOATS

An indulgent and easy to prepare desert or snack that you customise to suit you taste.


Ingredients

  • Bananas

  • Tin Foil

  • Fillings Think chocolate, peanut butter, marshmallows, maple syrup & granola



Instructions

1. Slice a banana whilst it is in the skin, be careful not to cut all the way through the skin as it will be cooked inside the skin.

2. Load in your favourite fillings

3. Wrap it all up in the foil

4. Cook it in the camp fire or BBQ for 15 min

5. Remove carefully, open and enjoy !!



S’MORES


Camping isn’t camping without s’mores. Finish off your barbecue, bonfire or campfire feast with these deliciously gooey melted s'mores. If you want to keep your s’mores vegan, you’ll need to pick up some vegan marshmallows and digestive biscuits, which are the closest replica we have here in the UK

Once you’ve got those two covered, the chocolate is easy. There are loads of amazing, dairy-free chocolate options available. We like the Vegan chocolate from Aldi, also home bargains have introduced an inexpensive vegan chocolate





INGREDIENTS

· Vegan Marshmallow

· Dairy Free Chocolate

· Digestive Biscuits

· Skewers


INSTRUCTIONS

1. Piece the marshmallow onto the end of your skewer

2. Heat it slowly over the campfire or BBQ

3. When the marshmallow is browning & bubbly carefully remove it from the heat

4. Place some chocolate on top of one biscuit & add the marshmallow

5. Top with the second biscuit to create a sandwich.

6. Eat and enjoy !

  • Bananas

  • Tin Foil

  • Fillings Think chocolate, peanut butter, marshmallows, maple syrup & granola





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