Freeze-dried food from Mountain House is the perfect option for on-the-go adventures and long backpacking trips. It is lightweight, dense in calories, tasty, and super easy to make. Simply boil water, add to package and you’re ready to go!
Boiling water with a Powerpot by Power Practical.
However, like any meal, it can get dull after several days on trail. Below are some Mountain House hacks to spice up your freeze-dried meals.
Stuffed Peppers with Mexican Style Rice and Chicken
Serves 2 | 20 minutes
1 Mountain House Mexican Style Rice & Chicken
2-3 Large peppers
Follow the instructions on the back of the Mountain House packet to make the Mexican Rice and Chicken. Cut off the tops of the peppers and remove seeds. Fill peppers with the cooked Mountain House Mexican Chicken and Rice. Replace the tops on the peppers and wrap in foil. Roast the peppers for the fire for 5-10 minutes. Unwrap foil and enjoy!
Breakfast Skillet Breakfast Burrito
Serves 2 | 15-20 minutes
1 Mountain House Breakfast Skillet
1 small onion
Follow the instructions on the back of the Mountain House bag to prepare the Breakfast Skillet. Cut up the onion and avocado. When Mountain House is finished cooking, use it to fill the tortillas, then add chopped avocado and onion. Add hot sauce for a little kick!
Pasta Primavera and Summer Sausage
Serves 2 | 12 minutes
1 Mountain House Pasta Primavera
1 Summer Sausage
Follow the instructions on the back of the Mountain House bag to prepare the Pasta Primavera. Dice as much of your Summer Sausage as you would like in your dish. Once the Pasta Primavera is prepared, cut off the top to make a bowl. Add diced sausage. Stir and enjoy! **Bonus Hack- Cut off the top of the Mountain House package to make a bowl.
Macaroni & Cheese and Tuna
Serves 2 | 12 minutes
1 Macaroni & Cheese Mountain House
1 Can of Tuna
Follow the instructions on the back of the Mountain House bag to prepare the Macaroni & Cheese. Once the Macaroni & Cheese is done, cut off the top to make a bowl. Add tuna. Stir and enjoy!
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Meatball Subs
Serves 2 | 12 Minutes
1 Mountain House Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
2 French Rolls
Follow the instructions on the back of the Mountain House bag to prepare the Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. Slice two french rolls. Once prepared, fill the rolls with the Mountain House meal. Bon apetit!
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The contest is now over. Congratulations to Jason Thompson for winning the Cusco backpack and Mountain House meals!