Campfire Stew


One pot is used over a campfire for a quick, simple, yet delicious meal. The hungrier you are, the better it tastes!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans mixed vegetables

  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes

  • 3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

  • 1 cup water

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a cast iron Dutch oven over a campfire, and brown the ground beef, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain off the excess grease, then pour in the mixed vegetables, tomatoes, macaroni, and water. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Cover, and cook until the macaroni is tender, and the stew has reached desired thickness, about 35 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

391 Calories
10g Fat
52g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 391
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 654mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 12mg 59%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 598mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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