Dehydrated Food Recipes for Camping

jetboil-by-DFs PicsDehydrating is a great way to take food with you and keep it as lightweight and spoil free as possible. Almost anything can be dehydrated, excluding things with a high fat content. After reading through the basics, give some of these recipes a try.

Broccoli Cheese Rice

  • 1 cup rice, precooked and dehydrated
  • 1/2 cup dehydrated broccoli
  • 1/4 cup Velveeta or other shelf stable cheese product
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated chicken cubes

At home, cook and dehydrate rice and chicken. Dehydrate raw cubed broccoli. At the campsite, heat around 3 1/2 cups of water to boiling and remove from heat. Add broccoli and chicken and let sit for about five minutes covered. Add in rice and stir. Add in cheese and stir.

Coconut Curry Soup

  • 1/4 cup dehydrated coconut cream
  • 2 tablespoons dehydrated vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • pinch of cayenne
  • a handful of uncooked rice noodles
  • 1/4 dehydrated veggies, like scallions, corn, carrots, and peas
  • 2 cups water

Combine the dry seasonings before heading on your trip. Boil 2 cups of water and cook the rice noodles. Add the veggies to the water and let sit for a few minutes until tender. Add in seasonings and stir.

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

  • 2 cups roasted red peppers
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 pint half and half
  • 1 oz goat cheese
  • 3 cups rotini or penne

Chop garlic and onion at home and cook until fragrant. Put in blender and add in red peppers, half and half, and cheese. Blend until uniform but not completely mushy. Dehydrate according to manufacturer’s directions. At the campsite, cook pasta and combine the dehydrated sauce after cooking pasta completely.

Homemade Granola Bars

  • 2 cups cooked buckwheat
  • 1 cup uncooked rolled oats
  • 3 apples
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 1/4 cups sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

At home, process 1 cup cooked buckwheat, apples, honey, cinnamon, salt, and 1/4 cup sunflower seeds until smooth. Remove from food processor and put in the rest of the ingredients. Process until uniform in size but still chunky. In a large bowl, stir together all the ingredients until well combined. On a large square of plastic wrap, place the mixture and flatten to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into bar sized sections. Dehydrate in dehydrator at 135 for around 8 hours, flipping halfway through.

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  1. […] Dehydrated Food Recipes for Camping | Uncle Sam's Safari Outfitters https://www.unclesamgear.com/Dehydrating is a great way to take food with you and keep it as lightweight and spoil free as possible. Almost anything can be dehydrated, excluding things with a high fat content. After reading through the basics, give some of … […]

  2. […] Dehydrated Food Recipes for Camping | Uncle Sam's Safari … https://www.unclesamgear.com/Dehydrating is a great way to take food with you and keep it as lightweight and spoil free as possible. Almost anything can be dehydrated, excluding things with a high fat content. After reading through the basics, give some of … […]

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