Eats

Camp Eats: 5 Mountain House Food Hacks

Freeze-dried food from Mountain House is the perfect option for on-the-go adventures and long backpacking trips. Although like any meal, it can get dull after several days on trail. Here are some Mountain House hacks that provide some alternative ideas to spice up your freeze-dried meal.


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!

Power Practical's Power Pot

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

5 Mountain House Food Hacks- Mexican Style Rice & Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Serves 2 | 20 minutes

1 Mountain House Mexican Style Rice & Chicken

2-3 Large peppers

1 knife

Foil

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

5 Mountain House Food Hacks- Breakfast Skillet Burritos

Serves 2 | 15-20 minutes

1 Mountain House Breakfast Skillet

2 Tortillas

1 Avocado

1 small onion

Hot Sauce

1 Knife

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

5 Mountain House Food Hacks- Pasta Primavera & Sausage

Serves 2 | 12 minutes

1 Mountain House Pasta Primavera

1 Summer Sausage

1 Knife

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

5 Mountain House Food Hacks: Mac & 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

5 Mountain House Food Hacks: Spaghetti and Meatballs Sub

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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