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Easy Camping Meals – Campfire Breakfast Hash

by Sarah Patel

The Campfire Breakfast Hash recipe is a hearty and delicious choice for camping, featuring potatoes, eggs, bell peppers, onions, and an option for breakfast meat or a vegan alternative. It’s easy to prepare, cook, and customize, making it a versatile meal for any outdoor adventure. This dish combines convenience with the comfort of a home-cooked breakfast, ensuring a satisfying start to the day in the great outdoors.

Hello, fellow campers! Today, I’m excited to share with you a scrumptious recipe for Campfire Breakfast Hash – a star among easy camping meals and undoubtedly one of the best camping meals you’ll savor in the great outdoors. This hearty breakfast hash combines savory flavors of potatoes, eggs, and your favorite breakfast meats. For our veggie and vegan adventurers, fear not, as I’ll also share a delightful plant-based alternative that’s equally delicious and satisfying.

Campfire Breakfast Hash Recipe:

Nutritional Value (per serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 300-350 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30-35g
  • Protein: 10-12g
  • Fat: 15-18g
  • Fiber: 4-6g


  • 2 cups diced potatoes (pre-cooked, or use frozen hash browns for convenience)
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers (assorted colors)
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/4 cup diced cooked breakfast meat (such as bacon or sausage) – Optional
  • 4 large eggs (free-range, if possible)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil or butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Veggie/Vegan Alternative:

  • Replace the breakfast meat with 1/2 cup cooked black beans or chickpeas.
  • For a vegan option, skip the eggs or use a plant-based egg substitute.

amping Cooking Instructions:

  1. Start by preparing your campfire or camp stove, placing a skillet or a flat cast-iron pan over medium heat.
  2. Add cooking oil or butter to the skillet.
  3. Sauté the diced bell peppers and onions until they are slightly tender.
  4. Add the diced potatoes and breakfast meat (if using), cooking until everything is heated through and golden brown.
  5. If using eggs, create small wells in the hash and crack an egg into each well. Cook until the eggs are done to your desired level of doneness.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Prepare to Take Camping:

Pre-cook the diced potatoes and breakfast meat (if using) at home and store them in airtight containers or resealable plastic bags. Dice the bell peppers and onions and pack them separately. Transport all ingredients in your cooler, ready to create a delightful Campfire Breakfast Hash experience at the campsite.

Serve and enjoy your Campfire Breakfast Hash

Gather around the campfire and savor the joy of Campfire Breakfast Hash, a delicious and filling option for the best camping meals. Whether you choose the classic version with eggs and breakfast meat or the veggie/vegan alternative, this hearty dish will fuel your adventures in the great outdoors. Embrace the ease and satisfaction of this camping classic, and let its flavors envelop you as you begin your day of outdoor exploration. Happy camping and bon appétit!

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Sarah Patel

Sarah is a travel writer and photographer, with a passion for exploring new destinations and cultures. She's traveled extensively throughout the world and has written for several major travel publications. Sarah is also an avid camper and outdoor enthusiast, and loves to combine her love of travel with her love of the outdoors. She's always on the lookout for unique and off-the-beaten-path campsites

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