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Skillet Recipes for Tailgating or Camping

Updated on May 27, 2015

Skillet Recipes for Tailgating or Camping

One skillet recipes are perfect for tailgating or camping! You will LOVE these recipes from fellow hubbers, including: lasagna, tender carne asada, farmer's breakfast, creamy cajun chicken, frito pie, shrimp stir fry, restaurant style burgers, deep dish pizza, and sausage and penne pasta, etc!

Skillet Recipes for Tailgating or Camping

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One Skillet Lasagna

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One Skillet Lasagna Recipe

One Skillet Lasagna Recipe - In general, most people are deterred from making lasagna because of the sink full of dishes that it leaves behind. So, this isn't typically a dish that you would see at a tailgating party (or even camping for that matter). However, Dale Hyde has consolidated this dish to one skillet; making it perfect for tailgating or camping. This dish takes 50 minutes to prepare and serves four people.

Tender Carne Asada Skillet Recipe

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Tender Carne Asada Skillet Recipe

Tender Carne Asada Skillet Recipe - Laringo suggests serving this dish with salsa and a side of rice. Fried or mashed potatoes, beans, rice, and tortillas can also be served with the dish. The choice is yours! With only five ingredients, this may be the most easy skillet recipe for tailgating or camping! For a great salsa to accompany this recipe, Laringo recommends this recipe: Fresh Salsa, Tortilla Chips, and Dips for Game Day.

Farmer's Breakfast Skillet Recipe


Farmer's Breakfast Skillet Recipe

Farmer's Breakfast Skillet Recipe - Another five ingredient dish; this recipe is easy and perfect for tailgating or camping. You really can't go wrong with bacon, potatoes, eggs, onion, and cheese! Yummy! Mycml56's mom called this recipe, "Offenberg Breakfast". She recommends using the same skillet that you used to cook the bacon for less cleanup and also to speed up cooking time. Around my house, we'd serve this with a side of tortillas.

Creamy Cajun Chicken Skillet Recipe

Creamy Cajun Chicken Skillet Recipe - by Cooking Outdoors

Gary House with Cooking Outdoors, on youtube, suggests the above recipe called, "Creamy Cajun Chicken". This is one of the fancier recipes calling for ingredients like heavy cream and white wine. However, if you are trying to impress a date on your tailgating or camping trip, this may be the recipe to go with. Serve the dish with a side of rice or greens. Any of the recipes on Gary's channel, Cooking Outdoors, would be perfect for your next tailgating or camping experience.

Skillet Frito Pie Recipe

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Skillet Frito Pie Recipe

Skillet Frito Pie Recipe - According to Colleen Fowler, this chili recipe is tasty, yet mild enough for the kiddos. It is easy to make, and only takes about a half an hour to cook. Everyone loves Frito Pie, so this recipe should be a big hit for your next tailgating or camping trip. The recipe is quick and easy too! Although she does call for a medium size pot to simmer the chili, I've seen this done all in one skillet. For a fun way to eat frito pie at your next tailgating party or camping trip, serve this dish right in an individual sized corn chip bag with a spoon. Frito pie also pairs really well with an ice cold beer or your favorite soda. ;-)

Shrimp Stir Fry Skillet Recipe

Shrimp Stir Fry Skillet Recipe - Donna Sundblad has a delicious recipe for Shrimp Stir Fry is an easy dish which can be made to feed a whole family. The dish can be served over a bed of steamed rice or combined with fried rice to add a little extra flavor. Plus, the recipe can be adjusted to your family's tastes. To elaborate, if your family hates broccoli, you can replace that ingredient with bell peppers, bok choy, or any other vegetable of your choice. Serves six people and is ready in about twenty minutes.

Deep Dish Pizza Skillet Recipe

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Deep Dish Pizza Skillet Recipe

Deep Dish Pizza Skillet Recipe - Woodson provides an easy recipe for a deep dish pizza in an iron skillet. Who doesn't love the crisp crust of a deep dish pizza? He suggests that you can create a pizzeria-style deep dish pizza with your cast iron skillet. And, whether you are an expert pizza maker or not, this recipe is quite easy to follow. If you don't have the time to make your own pizza dough, then purchase some pre-made dough at your local grocery store and skip that step.

Restaurant Style Skillet Burgers

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Restaurant Style Skillet Burgers

Restaurant Style Skillet Burgers - Natashalh has a quick recipe for restaurant style burgers made in a skillet. The burger itself has a crunchy crust and the perfect interior temperature. This dish is ideal for singles or couples. No need to fire up the grill for only one or two burgers. The recipe only takes ten minutes to cook. With this recipe, you can enjoy a restaurant style burger at your next tailgating party or camping trip without the hefty restaurant price.

Sausage and Penne Pasta Skillet Recipe


Sausage and Penne Pasta Skillet Recipe

Sausage and Penne Pasta Skillet Recipe - Youtalktoofast shares a recipe which is healthy, affordable, easy to make; sausage and penne pasta. These ingredients are generally present in most "cooking" homes. As a meal, this dish is only about 500 calories and will only take about thirty minutes to make.

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    • mycml56 profile image


      4 years ago

      Loving this and thanks for the share! We serve it up with tortillas too ; )

    • Natashalh profile image


      4 years ago from Hawaii

      Carne asada and pizza?! Now I have to go camping just for an excuse to make these outdoors and feel super fancy. Thanks so much for including my recipe!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      4 years ago from Central Florida

      Great recipe ideas for tailgating, camping, or cooking at home. One skillet dishes make for ease of clean-up and do a great job of marrying flavors. Often these type recipes are even better the next day.

    • m abdullah javed profile image

      muhammad abdullah javed 

      4 years ago

      Very delicious write up, informative and inspiring indeed. Thank you

    • Melinda Longoria profile imageAUTHOR

      Melinda Longoria, MSM 

      4 years ago from Garland, Texas

      Spam is still good when you fry it up. ;-) I hadn't had that in a long time. That maybe something that I need to introduce to my kids. He he - Thanks for the idea. ;-) Mel

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      Bill Holland 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      My first camping experience was when I was and a couple buddies in the woods...we fried up some Spam for dinner and breakfast. LOL Your recipes are definitely better.


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