When you are in the midst of the ‘great outdoors’, it is a must to have good food at hand. Breeze through this article for two classic backpacking recipes.

Backpacking Recipes

It’s dark, deep and desolate and you are lost in the woods! Your backpack is loaded with non-edible things and has never really seemed heavier. From head to toe, you are drenched in sweat and you are finding it impossible to drag your feet any further. Unfortunately, it’s not just the adrenalin that has been kicking in; the dreaded pangs of hunger have been getting on to you too. Now, wouldn’t you consider yourself extremely fortunate if your bag had some food in it? Well, in order to prevent the occurrences of such situations, it is essential to carry some food when out for camping, hitchhiking or other adventurous expedition. Carrying your own backpack meals isn’t just a great option when you are camping out but is also one of the good ways to ensure that you don’t go starved when out having fun. If you are looking for recipes that you can easily carry in your backpack, your search ends here. Read on to gain access to two simple yet delicious backpacking recipes.
Easy Backpacking Recipes 
Corn, Tomato and Black Bean Salad
  • A can of Black Beans
  • A cup of Corn (frozen)
  • A clove of Garlic
  • A large Tomato
  • ½ tsp Chilli Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • This is a recipe that you will have to put together in the confines of your home and then go on to transport into your back pack.
  • You can begin by chopping the tomato and the parsley. Once you are done doing this, go ahead and rinse the beans.
  • With this done, find yourself a large ziplock bag. Add the beans, corn, garlic, the tomato and the clove of garlic to the ziplock bag.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of chili, ¼ teaspoon of cayenne powder and a teaspoon of chopped parsley to it. Shake the bag for a few seconds. The purpose of shaking the bag is to make sure that all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Place the ziplock bag into your back pack; you now have food you can easily move around with. At the site of consumption, you can serve the salad with sliced pepper jack cheese or crackers.
Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich
  • 2 slices of Bread
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly or Jam
  • When it comes to moving around, hardly anything comes close to competing with peanut butter jelly sandwich. It’s really an instant classic.
  • You can start putting your sandwich together by getting your hands on two fresh slices of bread. Place these two slices of bread on a large plate.
  • Once the slices of bread are placed on a plate, get out the jam or jelly. Peanut butter goes best with raspberry jam or mixed fruit jam. However, you can use any jam or jelly of your choice like mixed fruit, strawberry, pineapple, grape, almost anything will do.  Apply a generous layer of jelly or jam on the bread. The jam or jelly should coat every visible inch of the bread. Most people only focus on the center of the slice. For best results, make it a point to spread a thick layer of jam all over the bread.
  • Now that you are done with the jam,  apply a generous portion of peanut butter on the other slice of the bread. Depending on your tastes and preferences, the peanut butter can be crunchy or creamy. Like the jelly, apply the peanut butter all over the chosen slice of bread. You are almost done.
  • Place one slice of the bread on top of the other slice and wrap your sandwich in a foil paper. Alternately, you can just place your sandwich in a ziplock back and put the same into your backpack. Don’t forget to enjoy your out-of-the-world sandwich when hunger kicks in.
There you have two very easy-to-put-together recipes that can only be best described as instant classics. Here’s  wishing you a lifetime of adventure and thrills, with almost no room for boredom and hunger.

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