Recipes – Dutch Oven

Dutch Oven Meals for Every Camping Occasion – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert!


 There is nothing I love more than after a long day of chasing game around the mountains or desert of south east Utah to return to camp, my body exhausted and my energy expended, and have a warm, inviting Dutch oven meal waiting for me.  Dutch oven meals are easy, require little prep work or clean-up, and always delicious.  I only started cooking with a Dutch oven about three years ago.  I had always housed a hesitation to using one because they seemed difficult to use, but I quickly became comfortable with how easy they are for creating amazing flavored meals.  I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I do!


Mountain Man Breakfast – Eggs, Sausage, Peppers, Cheese and Biscuits!

Biscuits and Gravy – Warm, Buttery Biscuits Smothered in Creamy Sausage Gravy!

 Lunch and Dinner


Chicken Cordon Bleu – Black Forest Ham, Havarti Cheese, Cream of Chicken Sauce

Chipotle Apricot Rum Chicken – Chipotle Pepper BBQ Sauce, Fresh Apricot Juice, and a Splash of Rum

Lemon Tarragon Chicken – Chicken, Lemon Cream Sauce, Fresh Tarragon, and a hint of Dijon Mustard

Pesto and Mozzarella Chicken – Chicken, Basil Pesto, and Mozzarella Cheese over a Bed of Pasta

Beef (Or Something Like It)

Shepherd’s Pie – Ground Beef, Carrots, Corn, Mashed Potatoes, Cheese, Red Wine All in One Pot! (However this recipe was even better with the beef substituted by ground elk!!!)




Dutch Oven Nachos!!!!


Apple Pie – sweet and tender honey crisp apples with a sugary cinnamon syrup!

Baked Pears and Dried Cherries – Baked Bosc Pears, White Wine Sauce, Dried Cherries, and Walnuts

Banana Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake – Pineapple, Maraschino Cherries, Cheesecake Pudding

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