These redneck recipes and kitchen tips will let you cook gourmet no matter how far off the grid you go. They are convenient, creative, and downright tasty. From Southern dishes to traditional hillbilly recipes, this list has got you covered.
Redneck Recipes That will Rock Your Camping Menu!
1. Campfire Cinnamon Rolls Recipe Campfire Cinnamon Rolls Recipe Photo by Whimsy Love
This recipe is easy and fun to make with kids over a campfire. Just wrap your pre-made rolls around a stick and hold over the fire. Then, drizzle on your frosting and you’re all set! These quick-cooking campfire cinnamon rolls should take care of your hungry tummies while the rest of the dishes are still cooking.
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2. Ba-Cone Recipe Ba-Cone Recipe Photo by Wikia
A cone… made of bacon… filled with eggs, cheese, and grits… then topped with a biscuit? Yes, please. This ba-cone recipe is one of the delicious redneck finger foods you can easily prepare and enjoy in the outdoors!
3. Breakfast Grit Cakes Recipe Breakfast Grit Cakes Recipe Photo by Dirty Gourmet
These breakfast grit cakes are filling and loaded with veggies for a perfect campsite breakfast. There’s nothing better than breakfast finger food for people always on the go!
4. Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit Recipe Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit Recipe Photo by Deli Anytime
Originating from a Texas fast-food chain, this honey butter chicken biscuit recipe teaches you how to make your own version of this wildly popular country breakfast meal. Get a taste of this comforting food even out in the wild with a version of your own.
5. Tator Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe Tator Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe Photo by Lauren’s Latest
This quick and easy tater tot breakfast casserole gives you maximum tastiness with minimum fuss. Tator tots offer an easier alternative for hash browns, but still give you that crunchy, potato-y goodness.
6. Breakfast Quesadilla Recipe Breakfast Quesadilla Recipe Photo by Recipe Girl
These breakfast quesadillas are like breakfast tacos, only easier to eat. They are completely customizable, so the possibilities are endless!
7. Chicken Fried Steak on a Stick Recipe
Chicken fried steak is good on its own. But this chicken fried steak on a stick version makes it even better by eliminating the need for forks and knives. Who has time for silverware with all of this deliciousness on your plate?
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8. Walking Taco Recipe Walking Taco Recipe Photo by Rita Recipes
A walking taco is a personal size bag of Doritos filled with all of the makings for a taco. This is the ultimate in convenience without sacrificing flavor.
9. Best Chili Recipe Best Chili Recipe Photo by Delishably
Camping is bound to get cold sometimes and nothing is more comforting than chili with pork and beef. This is a great, hearty dish perfect for camping out. Make it in a dutch oven over your campfire and have an authentic redneck lunch.
10. Spicy Coleslaw Recipe Spicy Coleslaw Recipe Photo by inspired2cook
This southern delicacy adds some refreshing crunch and sweetness to any meal. For extra redneck points, add this spicy coleslaw to a barbecue sandwich.
11. Dutch Oven Campfire Bread Recipe Dutch Oven Campfire Bread Recipe Photo by Key Ingredient
This no-knead campfire bread recipe is easy to throw over the campfire for fresh, delicious bread. You only need 4 ingredients and you have a bread to go with your redneck main dishes.
12. Sausage Wrap Recipe Sausage Wrap Recipe Slice of Slim
This sausage wrap recipe is like a hot dog, only better. Fill a wrap, flatbread, or tortilla with your favorite toppings. Add a grilles sausage link, and roll it up. It’s a delicious redneck finger food you can enjoy anywhere.
13. Beer Can Chicken Recipe Beer Can Chicken Recipe Photo by Epicurious
Barbecuing a whole chicken without drying it out is a tricky task. Use this beer can trick for juicy, delicious chicken. An outdoor or camping meal is made even more special with juicy whole roasted chicken in beer cans.
14. Fried Catfish Recipe Fried Catfish Recipe Photo by My Recipes
Catfish straight out of the fryer with some homemade tartar sauce is about as good as it gets when it comes to redneck cuisine. Get your fresh catfish catch for the day on the frying pan with this fried catfish recipe.
15. Campfire Jambalaya Recipe Campfire Jambalaya Recipe Photo by Wine and Glue
If you’re longing for some comforting Southern soul food, this foil packet campfire jambalaya recipe will take care of it for you. This popular Cajun dish has been adapted to easily cook on a campfire inside of an aluminum foil package.
16. Grilled Corn with Honey Butter and Smoked Salt Grilled Corn with Honey Butter and Smoked Salt Photo by Traeger Grills
Is there a camping meal which a corn on the cob doesn’t go with? If there is, I’ve yet to find it. You’ll even love this grilled corn recipe with extra seasonings and added flavor in honey and smoked salt.
17. Grilled Pizza Recipe Grilled Pizza Recipe Photo by Tastes Better From Scratch
Make pizza even when you don’t have an oven with this great grilled pizza recipe. Make sure to bring your favorite ingredients if you want to enjoy pizza out in the wild.
18. Chicken Enchilada Skillet Recipe Chicken Enchilada Skillet Recipe Photo by Everyday Dutch Oven
This easy chicken enchilada casserole goes straight into the Dutch oven and over the fire for a quick, easy, and delicious campsite dinner.
19. Hillbilly Caviar Hillbilly Caviar Photo by Tastes of Lizzy T
Make room for some redneck appetizer recipes in your survival menu. This super simple and easy hillbilly caviar recipe deserves a spot in your menu for a healthy meal you need out at camp.
20. Redneck Beans Recipe Redneck Beans Recipe Photo by Reddit
Take this redneck beans recipe by the BBQ pit boys and make something completely your own. Nothing is more comforting than a helping of beans and chili during breakfast, lunch, or dinner outdoors!
21. Hillbilly Pie Hillbilly Pie Photo by Prairie Gal Cookin
This is a super simple pie recipe but a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream will definitely take it to the next level.
Watch this video on how to make a Chorizo chili recipe by the BBQ Pit Boys:
Camping food can be a tricky thing to plan for. Without all the conveniences of your kitchen, how do you make a camping meal that is practical and still delicious? Now that we’ve let you in on our secrets to redneck cuisine, we trust we’ve got your camping menu or hillbilly hoedown party covered. Whatever is the occasion, and heck, SHTF may come, these redneck recipes will keep you fed and comforted!
Which of these redneck recipes will make it to your camping menu? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 19, 2014, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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