Camping Recipes

The Mighty Mushroom

April 16 is the Day of the Mushroom, so we thought we’d cook up some recipes for you to celebrate these friendly fungi during a cook-out camp side.

Easy Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

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10-12 mushrooms (cremini or button)

1 cup cheese spread (ex. Alouette Garlic and Herb, Merk’s Sharp Cheddar, Rondele Garden Vegetable)


Rinse the mushrooms and remove the stems, dry well. Fill each mushroom with about a tablespoon of cheese spread. Place the mushrooms, cheese up in a grilling basket. Place on a grill or hold over a campfire until cheese is melted and golden.

Mushroom Quesadillas

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2 teaspoons oil

½ medium red onion, slices

10 mushrooms, slices

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

1 cup shredded cheese

4 tortillas

Aluminum Foil


  • Open four pieces of foil, then place a tortilla on top of each.
  • Add half the cheese between the four tortillas, then add the mushrooms and red onion. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top of the mixture and add salt and pepper.
  • Fold the tortillas over, then seal the foil to trap in the heat.
  • Place on the grate over your campfire and turn a few times to cook each side.
  • After 8-10 minutes your quesadillas are done and ready to eat!

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