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50 Low Carb Camping Recipes

Enjoy this collection of Keto Camping Recipes. This keto camping food list will help you stick to your diet on your next trip.

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It is that time of year again. We have warmer weather and camping season is in full swing.

You want to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. The last thing you need to do is to blow your ketogenic diet.

This is certainly a challenge when it comes to camping. Most camping recipes are high carb foods. That is why I have set gathered this great collection of keto camping foods.

If you have hopped on the keto wagon, you find low carb camping recipes that will help you stick with your ketogenic lifestyle. Instead of spending a lot of time cooking, do some prep work at home so you can spend more quality time around the campfire with your family.

Grab a free Camping Meal Plan Printable*

*meal list included in the linked camping meal printable is not low-carb

Low Carb Camping Food Ideas

There are keto foods here for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, snacks, and even a cocktail. Check them all out and make a shopping list before you make your next grocery store run.

Since you love camping, make sure to check out my Camping Party Free Printables.

Keto Camping Food Recipes

These low carb keto camping recipes are a great addition to your weekend campout.

Easy Chicken & Vegetables

Dutch Oven Chicken & Veggies is one of our favorite camping dinners. You have to do a little chopping, but otherwise, it is dump and bake.

dutch oven with chicken and vegetables

Grandma’s Veggie Soup

Grandma Jo’s Vegetable Soup can be made ahead of time and warmed up over the campfire.

a bowl of Grandma's Vegetable Soup recipe

Crab Salad

This Crab Salad made with coleslaw instead of pasta is fantastic! We eat on the first night of each camping trip.

red plate with a serving of crab salad
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Dutch Oven Jackfruit Soup

This Jackfruit Soup is a lower carb food if you omit the potato.

Jackfruit Stew in a Dutch Oven

Fire Roasted Whole Chicken

Did you know that you can roast a whole chicken in an open flame campfire? This Wood Roasted Chicken is great low-carb camping food.

whole chicken cooked in a campfire
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Taco Soup

Looking for a great soup? Try this Easy Taco Soup recipe.

taco soup cooked while camping
photo credit: Little Family Adventure

Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Dogs

Check out these Bacon-Wrapped Cheese-Stuffed Hot Dogs. Ditch the bun and keep it low carb.

cheese sticks wrapped in bacon
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more


Fusion Craftiness shows us how to make Hummus while backpacking. Yum!

Canned Green Bean Salad

This Green Bean Salad is a great no-cook side dish to make on your next camping trip.

canned green bean salad in a bowl
image credit: Champagne Tastes

Boiled Cabbage

Boiled Cabbage is a melt-in-your-mouth recipe that is good as a side dish or as part of the main dish.

image credit: Sweet & Savory Meals

Camping Breakfast Keto Recipes

Campfire Coffee

Coffee made over an Open Fire is a great way to start your day.

coffee being poured into a mug from a percolator
photo credit: Practical Self Reliance

Dutch Oven Breakfast Casserole

Mountain Man Breakfast is popular with campers. Stick to your low-carb diet by using sweet potatoes.

breakfast casserole in a Dutch oven
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Eggs & Bacon in a Paper Bag

Breakfast in a Bag is a fun way to cook eggs and bacon.

opened bag of bacon & eggs cooked over the campfire
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Omelet in a Bag

Did you know you can make an omelet in a Ziploc bag? Check out Nicky’s Camping Omelet Trick.

omelet in a bag on a coleman stove
photo credit: Little Family Adventure

Egg & Sausage Muffins

These Low Carb Sausage Egg Muffins are the perfect handheld breakfast!

egg and sausage muffins
photo credit: Adventures of Mel

Easy Keto Granola

This easy Low Carb Granola is packed with nutrition, sweet, delicious, and makes a yummy keto cereal. It is also great as a trail mix after long hikes!

Easy Keto Granola
image credit: Low Carb with Jennifer

Keto Diet Camping Recipes in a Skillet

Here are our top selections of keto campfire recipes made in a cast iron skillet.

Pulled Pork Poutine

Have you ever had poutine? This Sweet Potato Pulled Pork Poutine is really good!

pulled pork meal in a cast-iron skillet
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Skillet Kielbasa & Cabbage

Another favorite camping recipe of ours is this Kielbasa & Cabbage Skillet. So easy and tasty!

kielbasa and cabbage in a skillet
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Spam & Eggs Skillet

This Chilli Spam & Eggs is a hearty meal for breakfast or any time of the day.

eggs and spam recipe
photo credit: Fab Food 4 All

Ground Turkey Recipe with Cranberries and Pecans

While this tastes like Thanksgiving, this Ground Turkey Recipe with Cranberries and Pecans is a great choice anytime you go camping.

Turkey with Cranberries and Pecans
image credit: Tasty Galaxy

Easy Taco Salad

Omit the tortilla chips but not the cheddar cheese, and you have an easy and delicious Taco Salad that everyone will love.

Easy Taco Salad Recipe
image credit: Fluxing Well

Foil Packet Recipes

Use hot coals to create one of these tasty low-carb foods in aluminum foil.

Onion Bombs

Do you love meatloaf? Try these Meatloaf-Stuffed Onions made in foil in the coals of the campfire.

Shrimp Foil Packets

These Shrimp Foil Packets with Zucchini are super tasty!

shrimp and veggies foil packet
photo credit: Recipes from a Pantry

Green Chile Chicken Foil Packs

How about a little south of the border flair? Check out these Green Chile Chicken with Cheese Foil Packets.

chicken with cheese in a foil packet
image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Caprese Dip

This Caprese Dip makes a great campfire appetizer.

caprese dip with crackers
photo credit: Life Currents

Honey Dijon Chicken Foil Packets

These amazing Honey Dijon Chicken Foil Packets are a meal filled with seasonal vegetables, chicken breasts, and a delicious sweet and tangy honey dijon sauce.

Honey Dijon Chicken Foil Packets
image credit: The Forked Spoon

Taco Salad Foil Packets

This Foil Packet Taco Salad recipe made with ground beef or turkey is sure to become a family favorite.

Taco Salad Foil Packets
image credit: Homemade Heather

Loaded Cauliflower Foil Packets

A low-carb alternative to potatoes is these Cauliflower Foil Packets loaded with sour cream, cheese, and bacon bits. Sometimes we add sugar free ketchup.

Loaded Cauliflower Foil Packets
image credit: Homemade Heather

Philly Cheesesteak Foil Packets

Make these Philly Cheesesteak Foil Packets over the campfire.

Philly Cheesesteak Foil Packets
image credit: Homemade Heather

Foil Packet Pesto Pork Chops with Summer Vegetables 

These Foil Packet Pesto Pork Chops with summertime vegetables are tossed in pesto and balsamic and make a delicious meal!

Foil Packet Pesto Pork Chops with Summer Vegetables
image credit: Good Life Eats

Paleo Camping Recipes on the Grill

Use these recipes to create camping meal plans all season long. There are so many great recipes for short or long trips.

Grilled Catfish

Love to fish? Bring in your catch and then make this Blackened Grilled Catfish.

grilled fish
photo credit: Little Family Adventure

Coffee Rubbed Pork Chops

These Cowboy Coffee Rub Grilled Pork Chops are so easy and tasty!

grilled pork chops
photo credit: Plating Pixels

Grilled Brussel Sprouts

See how easy it is to make Grill Brussels Sprouts.

brussels sprouts in a foil packet
photo credit: Sugar Dish Me

Keto Hamburgers

These Low Carb Burgers from Low Carb No Carb can be mixed up at home before hitting the campsite.

Bacon Asparagus

Have you ever tried Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus? Adding bacon is always a good idea!

bacon wrapped around asparagus
image credit: Dancing Through the Rain

Grilled Lamb Kabobs

These Grilled Lamb Kabobs are marinated in an aromatic and easy Mediterranean marinade before being grilled or barbequed or cooked over a campfire and served with fresh-cut veggies for a light and healthy meal. 

Grilled Lamb Kabobs
image credit: Recipes from a Pantry

Veggie Kabobs with Halloumi

These Veggie & Halloumi Kabobs are delicious and fun to make with vegetables like cherry tomatoes, zucchini, and onion! Halloumi is a Greek hard cheese.

Veggie Kabobs with Halloumi
image credit: Nourish Plate

Turmeric Greek Yogurt Smoked Chicken Thighs

These Turmeric Greek Yogurt Smoked Chicken Thighs are easy to grill and make a perfect addition to your next meal.

Turmeric Greek Yogurt Smoked Chicken Thighs
image credit: Mom Foodie

Grilled Chicken Tenders

Easy Grilled Chicken Tenders are marinated in a simple lemon marinade, then grilled to perfection in just 10 minutes!

Grilled Chicken Tenders
image credit: Nourish Plate

Grilled Chicken Satay

Simple Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce is easy to make and delicious to eat.

Chicken Satay Skewers
image credit: Strength & Sunshine

Grilled Chicken Burgers with Black Olive Tapenade

Make the Black Olive Tapenade with olive oil at home and bring it to top these Grilled Chicken Burgers out at the campsite.

Grilled Chicken Burgers with Black Olive Tapenade
image credit: Strength & Sunshine

Pinchos Puerto Rico Marinated Chicken Skewers

Pinchos are traditional street food in Puerto Rico that can be made from marinated chicken or pork.

pinchos puerto rico chicken
image credit: Low Carb Yum

Black Garlic & Lime Cedar Plank Salmon

Black garlic and lime add flavor to smoky Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon. You won’t have to wait long for this paleo and gluten-free recipe to be cooked up.

Black Garlic Lime Cedar Plank Salmon
image credit: Strength & Sunshine

Keto Desserts

Low Carb S’mores

Make your own keto graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate bars to create the ultimate low carb s’mores. Healthier than the traditional versions.

low carb s'more
image credit: Wholesome Yum

Chocolate Chip Keto Blondies

Make these Chocolate Chip Keto Blondies at home and take them with you in a plastic container. They are easy to make and have only 2 net carbs per bar.

Chocolate Chip Keto Blondies
image credit: Low Carb Yum

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls

With only 5 ingredients these Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls are lower in carbs, simple to make, and fun to eat.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls
image credit: Hungry Hobby

More Low Carb Foods

Need an easy snack? I have created some that you will love. Check out Cranberry Goat Cheese Sticks or Ladybugs on a Log.

Keto Pina Colada

How about some liquid refreshment with these Keto Pina Coladas? Enjoy them with or without alcohol.

Keto Pina Colada
image credit: Keto Keuhn Nutrition

So many great choices to help you stick to your paleo diet.

Enjoy your keto camping trip!

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Bella Hardy @

Friday 12th of July 2019

That Crab Salad is so Instagrammable and adorable! As you know, I made it a short while ago, and it was lovely! Thx for sharing!

Diana Rambles

Friday 19th of July 2019

You are welcome!


Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Diana, thank you so much for sharing my egg muffins. I'm going to keep this post handy because my husband is fully low carb, so this will be really helpful when we go camping. Thank you!

Diana Rambles

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Awesome, Mel!

Camilla Hawkins

Monday 28th of January 2019

What a tasty selection of camping recipes! Thank you for linking to my recipe:-)

Diana Rambles

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

You are welcome!

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