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Looking for backpacking and camping recipes?  I have found the best place to locate them is on the Internet, and there are many to choose from.  Before I really started searching for this topic, I had no idea that there were so many recipes that could be had out on the trail or at the campsite.  Here are just some of the backpacking recipes I found browsing the net.

Breakfast backpacking recipes:  Mushroom Omelet



1C Dried Egg,  Whole
1/4 C Dry Milk
1 Tsp Salt
2 Tbsp Margarine
2 C Water
2 Pkgs Sour Cream Mix
1/2 C Dried Mushrooms - Freeze-dried

1.  Pour water over mushrooms to cover and soak to rehydrate 
2.  Prepare sour cream mix by adding water to form a thick paste.
3.  Mix dried egg with 2 cups water.  Melt margarine in pan and pour in egg mixture.
4.  Cook gently until set.  Spread half of the sour cream and mushrooms on one-half of the omelet, fold and spoon remaining over the top.

Lunch backpacking recipes:  Hearty Potato Soup



2 Slices Bacon, or
1 Tbsp Bacon Bar
1 Oz Dried Onions, or
1 Tbsp Freeze-dried Chives
5 Oz Dehydrated Potato Shreds
2 Oz Chicken Bouillon Granules, or
5 Ea Chicken Bouillon Cubes
3 C Water

1.  Cook the bacon in a pot until it's crisp, remove and drain.
2.  Add the onion, potato and bouillon to the fat and slowly add about 3 cups warm water.  Bring to a simmer until vegetables are tender, 5-10 minutes.
3.  Serve receipes with bacon crumbles on top

Dinner backpacking recipes Macaroni and Beef



9 Oz Macaroni, Whole-wheat
2 Oz Freeze-dried Beef Chunks
4 Ea Beef Bouillon Cubes
2 Oz Tomato Crystals
1 Tsp Basil
1 Tsp Oregano
1/4 Tsp Garlic Powder
1 Env Cream of Onion Soup
1 Pkg Freeze-dried Corn
7 1/2 C Water

1.  Bring water to a boil. 
2.  Add all ingredients and simmer for about 15 minutes or until macaroni is tender.

There you have it, just a few backpacking recipes I found on the Internet, and there are many more where these came from.  Take a look at this site to find some of those freeze dried foods and other related equipment, gear and supplies for the receipes supplied.

*all recipes from "Backpacker's Cookbook" by Margaret Cross and Jean Fiske

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