Camping Recipe: 3 Tailgating Recipes

Tailgating season is here, and what better way to enjoy the great outdoors than with some delicious camping recipes? Whether you’re cooking in a campground or setting up a tailgate party before a big game, these recipes are sure to be a hit. Here are three easy and tasty tailgating recipes to try on your next outdoor adventure.


1. Grilled Chicken Skewers



  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion, cut into chunks
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to make the marinade.

2. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and place them in a zip-lock bag. Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

4. Thread the marinated chicken, bell peppers, and red onion onto the skewers, alternating the ingredients.

5. Grill the skewers for about 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

6. Serve hot and enjoy!

2. Campfire Chili


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Heat a large pot over the campfire or on a camping stove.

2. Add the ground beef, diced onion, and minced garlic to the pot. Cook until the beef is browned and the onion is translucent.

3. Drain excess grease from the pot.

4. Stir in the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.

5. Simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. Serve hot with your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheese, sour cream, or chopped green onions.

3. Campfire S’mores Dip

smores dip


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • Graham crackers for dipping


1. Lightly grease a cast-iron skillet or any heat-safe dish.

2. Pour the chocolate chips into the skillet and spread them out evenly.

3. Sprinkle the mini marshmallows over the chocolate chips.

4. Place the skillet over the campfire or on a grill and cook until the chocolate is melted and the marshmallows are golden brown and toasted.

5. Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.

6. Serve with graham crackers for dipping, and enjoy gooey, delicious s’mores in a dip form!

These tailgating recipes are perfect for any outdoor gathering. Whether you’re camping in the wilderness or tailgating at a stadium, these simple and tasty recipes will impress your fellow campers or sports fans. So gather around the fire, enjoy some good food, and create unforgettable memories on your next adventure! Find your next RV at Bobby Combs today!

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