Some Menu Ideas

From the Rising Star Council Cookbook

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Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
1 box macaroni and cheese, 1 can of tuna, chicken, or turkey, 1 small can vegetable.  Cook the macaroni drain and add the cheese mix, a can of meat, a can of vegetables, and the seasoning of your choice.  Heat more if needed and eat!  (Serves 4)
Here are some other ideas.
1 box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and...
(select one form each column)
1 Cup Meat 1 Cup Vegetables Some Extras
...lean ground beef ...stewed tomatoes ...1 tsp. chili powder
...chicken ...broccoli ...2 tsp. mustard
...ham or Spam ...red pepper ...1/4 cup Miracle Whip
...tuna ...peas ...1/4 tbsp. Italian seasoning
...lean ground beef or turkey ...peas and carrots ...1/8 tbsp. pepper
One Pot dinners

Mix 'n match.  Select one from each column to suit taste.  The amounts used will depend on the number of servings needed and your appetite!  Enjoy!

Base Vegetable Meat Sauce Spices Toppings
7 oz. - 1 lb. 1-2 cups 5 oz. - 1 lb. 1 cup 1-2 tbsp. 1-2 tbsp.
Pasta
  Spaghetti
  Thin Spaghetti
  Vermicelli
  Capellini
  Fettuccini
  Macaroni Ribbons
  Egg Noodles
  Linguine
  Elbow Macaroni
  Rotini
  Small Shells
  Juniorettes
  Pasta Nuggets
  Kluski Noodles
  Rigatoni
  Mostaccioli
  Ziti
  Ready-cut Spaghetti
  Rotelle
  Rainbow Rotini
  Medium Shells
Cous Cous
Acini di Pepe
Rosmarina
A-B-C- noodles
Rings
Ramen noodles
Chow mein Noodles
Boxed mixes   Quick Rice
  Rice-A-Roni
  Instant Potatoes
  Quick Grits
  XXX Helper's
  Stuffing
  Mac and cheese
Rice and XXX
Noodles and XXX
Fresh
  Carrots
  Potatoes
  Squash
  Onions
  Cucumbers
Frozen (for short trips and cold weather)
Freeze dried
  Peas
  Green Beans
  Corn
Home dried
  Onions
  Mushrooms
Misc.
  Mixed vegetable flakes
  Soup blends
  Pepper flakes
  Celery flakes
lean ground beef
Can beef
Can chicken
Can turkey
Dried
  Chipped
  Beef
Can meat
  Spread
Stew meat
Hard salami
Vienna
  Sausage
Spam
Jerky
Pepperoni
Canned fish
  Clams
  Tuna
  Salmon
  Sardines
  Crab
  Shrimp
Freeze dried
  Ham
  Beef
  Chicken
  Shrimp
Misc.
  Dried fish
  Smoked fish
  Bacon bar
Cheese
Sour-cream
Stroganoff
Spaghetti
Dry soup mix
Miso powder
Gravy mixes
Curry
Sweet and sour
Au jus
Teriyaki
Thickeners
  Cornstarch
  Flour
  Cornmeal
Soups
  Cream of Mushroom
  Tomato
  Creamed corn
  Cheddar cheese
  Soup
Oregano
Herbs
Sage
Basil
Salt, pepper
Poultry
  Seasoning
Garlic salt
Onion salt
Chili powder
Butter buds
Soy sauce
Bouillon
  Chicken
  Beef
  Vegetable
Mixes
  Chili
  Taco
  Sloppy Joe
Nuts
Toasted
Sunflower
Pumpkin
Coconut
Sesame Seeds
Margarine
Cheese
Catsup packets
Bacon bits
Croutons
Dumplings
Wheat germ
Dried fruit bits
Raisins
One Pot Dishes (Recipes)
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Noodles Soups Rice Other Stuff


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Alpine Spaghetti
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 8 oz Spaghetti or Other Noodle
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 tsp Ground Sweet Basil
  • 1 tbsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 Clove Garlic or 1 tsp Garlic Powder
Instructions

Bring water to boil and add spaghetti.  Boil for 10 minutes and drain.  Add olive oil, toss, then add rest of ingredients and toss again until thoroughly mixed.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Beef Stroganoff
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 packet Dry Tomato Soup Mix
  • 1 lb Beef or 1 pkg Dried Beef
  • 1 can Sliced Mushrooms (Small)
  • 2 tbsp Minced Onions
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Beef Bouillon
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Packet Dry Sour Cream Mix
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Serves 2-3


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Chicken Cacciatore
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
  • 1/4 lb Spaghetti Noodles
  • 1 pkg Soy Sauce
  • 1 pkg Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 can (6 oz) Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring to 2 cups water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Cook spaghetti 10 minutes.  Drain.  Add one cup water and remaining ingredients.  Simmer 5 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2.


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Chili Mac
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cups Noodles
  • 1/4 lb Beef
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add noodles and simmer 12-15 minutes.  Drain and add ingredients.  Top with parmesan or cheddar cheese.
Serves 2-3.


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Cimarroncito Carbonara (Philmont)
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 2 1/4 cups Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 pkg White Sauce Mix
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Milk
  • 1/4 cup Dried Vegetable Mix
  • 1/4 cup Bacon Bits
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Bacon can also be used as a topping.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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Frontier Dinner Creamettes
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1/2 lb Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 can Tomato Soup
  • 1 can Chili with Beans
Instructions

Bring 3 cups water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add noodles and simmer for 10 minutes.  Drain.  In the same pot blend chili and tomato soup.  Simmer for 2 minutes.
Serves 2.


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Ham and Noodles a la Chris
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 pkg Lipton Alfredo Noodles Mix
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Milk
  • 1 can (4 oz) Ham (or Chicken)
  • 1 can (8 oz) Corn
  • 1/4 Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.
Serves 2.


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Koosah Mountain Stew
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg Dry Sour Cream Mix
  • 1/4 cup Instant Dry Milk
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 large Potato (Unpeeled.  Ramen Noodles can be Substituted to Cut Cooking t=Time)
  • 1 can (4 oz) Turkey Meat
  • 1 pkg (2 Servings) Freeze Dried Green Beans or Fresh Green Beans
Instructions

At home: Place dry sour cream mix, instant dry milk, grated parmesan cheese, and paprika in a 1-quart zipper bag.

In Camp: Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Dice unpeeled potato and cook with green beans for 10 minutes in 2 1/2 cups boiling water.  While this simmers, add 1/2 cup water to the sour cream bag, seal and knead until well mixed.  In the can, cut the turkey into bite sized pieces.  When the potato and beans are tender, add the sour cream, remaining ingredients, and meat.  Stir well and heat thoroughly.
Serves 1-2 (This recipe was taken from "The Well-Fed Backpacker" by June Flemming).


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Paramecium Alfredo
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 pkg Lipton Alfredo Noodles Mix
  • 1/4 cup Powdered milk
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
  • 1 cup Dehydrated or Fresh Broccoli (Fresh Ingredients will Increase Cooking Time)
  • 1/4 Parmesan Cheese (Paramecium)
  • 1/2 pkg Alfredo Noodle Mix
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.
Serves 2.


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Ute Park Pot
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 1/2 lb Bacon
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 1/4 cups Elbow Macaroni
  • 3 tsp Salt
  • 2 (12 oz) cans of Whole Tomatoes
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Dice the bacon and onions and bacon until crisp.  Set aside.  Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add macaroni, and simmer 10 minutes.  Drain.  Add bacon, onions, and whole tomatoes.  Stir, breaking up tomatoes.  Simmer 5 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 4.


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Clam Chowder
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 2 cups Potato Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Onion Flakes
  • 1 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 cup Dried Milk
  • 2 tbsp Bacon Bits
  • 1 can (8 oz) Minced Clams
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes, but do not boil.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Asian Rice and Lentils
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup Lentils
  • 2 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
  • 1 Onion (Chopped) or 1 tbsp Onion Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom
  • 2 Whole Cloves
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  In a separate pot, melt butter in cook-pot and add all dry ingredients.  Sauté a few minutes and then cover with water.  Cover pot, place over low heat, and cook 45 to 60 minutes.  To reduce cooking time in camp, cracking rice and lentils in loosely set grain grinder at home.  Cracked beans should be about the size of split peas.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Instant Refried Beans
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cups Instant Refried Beans
  • 1/4 Shredded Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add refried beans and butter.  Simmer for 5 minutes.  Use in Frijoles dip with salsa and Monterey Jack cheese or on nachos, tostadas, or in burrito wraps.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Cowboy Steak n' Veggie Soup
Ingredients
  • 1 bag (16 oz) Frozen Mixed Potatoes, Onions and Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 can (8 oz) Green Beans
  • 1 lb Boneless Beef Sirloin Steak (About 1 in Thick)
  • 1 tsp Basil Leaves
  • 2 cups Water
  • 4 Beef Bullions
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 jar (16 oz) Mild Chunky-Style Salsa
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic or 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) Kidney Beans, Drained and Rinsed
  • 1 cup Corn
  • Chopped Fresh Basil, Parsley, or Cilantro for Garnish
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Simmer frozen vegetables until vegetables until tender.  Set aside.  Cut beef into 1/4 by 1 inch thick strips.  Place in same pot.  Add oil, garlic, basil, salt and pepper.  Toss to coat.  Cover with lid and cook 15 minutes, or until meat is barely pink.  Add bullions, water, salsa, beans, and cooked vegetables.  Cover and heat on high 10 minutes, or until steaming.  Top with garnish and basil.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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Corn Chowder
Ingredients
  • 4 1/4 cups Water
  • 1 can Corn (8 oz) or 1/2 cup Dehydrated Corn
  • 1 Potato (Upeeled and cut into Small Pieces or 1/2 cup Freeze-Dried Potato Flakes
  • 2 tbsp Corn Meal
  • 2 tbsp Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 tbsp Milk Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp Onion Flakes
  • 1 tsp Celery Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Paprika
  • 1 dash Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
  • 1 can (4 oz) Shrimp Meat or 1/2 cup Freeze-Dried Shrimp (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Combine all ingredients, except crab meat, and stir well.  Bring to boil, stirring occasionally.  Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.  Add crab meat and its juice, if desired, and heat thoroughly.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Lentil Soup
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Lentils
  • 1 tsp Carrot Flakes
  • 1 tsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Freeze-Dried Potato Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (Optional)
  • 1 pkg 6-8 Dumplings (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add lentil mix in a pot.  Cover and boil for 15 minutes.  Take the pot off the heat and allow to sit for 15 min.  Boil again, simmer for 15 min.  Add potato buds and remaining ingredients and simmer for 5 more minutes.  Add 1 tsp butter or margarine and/or cut parmesan cheese into the soup.  Make dumplings according to directions on the box.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Lentil Tomato Soup
Ingredients
  • 5 cup Water
  • 2/3 cup Lentils
  • 1/2 cup Noodles
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Powder
  • 1 tbsp Instant Vegetable Bullion
  • 2 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 dash Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Simmer for 45 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Noodlier Chicken Noodle Soup
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 can (4 oz) Water Chestnuts
  • 1 can (4 oz) chicken
  • 2 pkg Ramen Chicken Flavored Noodles
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add noodles and simmer for 10 minutes.  Add drained water chestnuts and chicken and simmer for 2 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Polenta Cheese Soup
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Dehydrated Corn
  • 1/4 cup Polenta
  • 1 tbsp Dehydrated Bell Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp Onion Flakes
  • 1 tsp Celery Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Savory
  • 1 dash Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Milk
  • 1/4 lb Cheddar Cheese, Grated or Chopped
Instructions

Bring 3 cups of water to boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add all ingredients, except cheese and milk powder.  Simmer for 15 minutes.  Mix milk powder and remaining 1 cup water and combine with polenta when cooked.  Add cheddar cheese.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Potato Soup
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 cup Potato Buds
  • 1/2 cup Dry Milk
  • 2 Beef Bouillon
  • Dried Parsley Flakes (Amount to Taste)
  • Minced Onion Flakes (Amount to Taste)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Potato Soup
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 1 box Betty Crocker Hash Brown Potatoes
  • 1 tsp Dried Bell Peppers
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Bacon Bits
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender Add road kill, but only if fresh Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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BBQ Rice and Beans
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 can (12 oz) Kidney Beans, Drained
  • 2 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 2 tbsp Dried Green Peppers
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Beef Bouillon Cube
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 cup Barbecue Sauce
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients.  Simmer 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and allow rice to absorb remaining liquid.  Fluff and serve.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Brown Rice and Shrimp
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 2 cups Brown Rice
  • 1 can (4 oz) Shrimp Meat or 1/2 cup Freeze-Dried Shrimp
  • 1 can (8 oz) can String Beans or 1 cup Freeze-Dried String Beans
  • 1 tbsp Onion Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Oregano
  • 1/8 tsp Thyme
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add rice and seasonings.  Simmer for 20-25 minutes.  During the last few minutes add string beans and shrimp.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Campbell's Soup and Rice
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 can of Campbell's Chunky Beef Soup
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Stir in rice, cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Cheeseburger Rice
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion
  • 1/2 cup Catsup
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Minute Rice
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  In a separate pot, brown meat with onions.  Drain grease.  Stir in ingredients.  Bring to boil.  Stir in rice.  Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.  Fluff with fork and sprinkle with cheese.  Cover and let stand several minutes to melt cheese.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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Chicken Fried Rice
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 2 pkgs Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Diced Carrots and Peas
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add rice, set aside, and allow to absorb water.  In the same pot, add onion flakes and butter.  Fry.  Add remaining ingredients break eggs over heated mixture and cook eggs as you stir.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Chicken-Flavored Rice Mix
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Long Grain Rice (Cooked)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Dried Parsley Flakes
  • 4 tbsp Powdered Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 tsp Dried Tarragon
  • 1/4 tsp White Pepper
Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.  Stir until evenly distributed.  Place in an airtight container and store in a cool, dry place.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Chicken-Flavored Rice
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Butter or Margarine (Optional)
  • 1 cup Chicken-Flavored Rice Mix
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add mix and butter.  Cover and reduce heat.  Cook for 15 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.  Add canned chicken.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Chunky Beef Over Rice
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 pkg Success Boil in the Bag Rice
  • 1 can Campbell's Chunky Beef Soup
  • 2 tbsps Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 cup Dehydrated or Fresh Broccoli (Fresh Ingredients will Increase Cooking Time)
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to boil and cook rice.  When done, set rice aside.  In the same pot combine soup, broccoli and Worcestershire sauce.  Warm over medium flame until heated thoroughly.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Couscous
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Couscous
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
  • 1 Chicken Bouillon
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Green Goo
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 bag Success Boil-in-Bag Rice
  • 2 pkgs Lipton's Green Pea Cup-of-Soup Mix
  • 1 tbsp Onion Flakes
  • 1 4 oz can Chunk Ham
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Cook rice and set aside.  Add soup mix, onion flakes, and ham.  Pour over rice.  Season to taste.
Serves 2-3 hungry hikers.


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"It's In The Bag" Chinese
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cups Minute Rice
  • 1 can Chinese Vegetables
  • 1 can Bean Sprouts
  • 1 can Chinese Noodles
  • 2 cans (4 oz) of Cooked Chicken
  • 2 packets Soy Sauce
  • Chinese Noodles (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients, cover and let stand 5 minutes.  Serve over Chinese noodles.
Serves 2-3 hungry hikers.


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Onion-Flavored Rice
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Uncooked Long Grain Rice
  • 1/4 tbsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 pkg Onion Soup Mix (1 1/4 oz)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp Butter or Margarine (Optional)
  • 1 pkg Dried Beef
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients, cover and reduce heat.  Cook for 15 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.  Add meat as desired.


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Rice n' Chicken
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 2 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken
  • 1/2 tsp Sage
  • 2 tsp Chicken Bouillon
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients and simmer for 2 minutes.  Set aside for 5 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Spinach Cheese Casserole
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3/4 cup Brown Rice
  • 1/4 cup Spinach Flakes
  • 1/8 cup Dried Mushrooms (Thinly Sliced or Chopped)
  • 1 clove Garlic or 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 can (4 oz) Shrimp Meat or 1/2 cup Freeze-Dried Shrimp
  • 1/4 lb Cheddar Cheese (Grated or Chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to boil and add all ingredients except the cheese and shrimp.  Simmer 30 minutes.  Stir in cheese and shrimp.  Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Soupier Minute Rice
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 can (12oz) Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add soup and rice.  Simmer 2 minutes.  Remove from heat and allow rice to absorb remaining liquid.  Fluff and serve.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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'The Rice Stuff'
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 bag Success Boil-in-Bag Rice
  • 1 bag Campbell's Instant Vegetable Soup Mix
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 1 (4 oz) can Chunk Chicken
  • 1 Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Cook rice and set aside.  Bring 1 cup water to a boil and add remaining ingredients.  Pour over the rice.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Vegetarian Rice Mix
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup long-grained rice
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Onion Flakes
  • 4 tsp Red Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Powdered Vegetable Bouillon
  • 1 tsp Celery Flakes
  • 1 tsp Green Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Butter or Margarine (Optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients, cover and reduce heat.  Cook for 15 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
Serves 2-3 hungry hikers.


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Zastrow-Roni
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 2 1/4 cups Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 pkg Taco Sauce Mix
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Milk
  • 1/4 cup Dried Vegetable Mix
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients (except cheese) and simmer for 15 minutes.  Add the cheese before serving or as a topping.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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Mexican Beef And Rice
Ingredients
  • 1/2 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 4 Whole Scallions
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 8 oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 3/4 cup Minute Rice
  • Tortilla Chips
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  In another cook-pot brown beef and scallions.  Add chili powder, tomato sauce, and water.  Bring to boil.  Stir in rice, cover, stand for 5 min.  Serve with tortilla chips.
Serves 2-3 hungry hikers.


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Spanish Fried Rice
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion Flakes
  • 1/2 cup Salsa
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add rice, set aside, and allow to absorb water.  In the same pot, add onion flakes and butter.  Fry.  Add remaining ingredients Break eggs over heated mixture and cook eggs as you stir.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Skillet Fajitas Supremas
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Well-Trimmed Pork Tenderloin or Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 cup Picante Sauce
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced or 1/4 tsp Powdered Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
  • 1 cup Slivered Onion
  • 1 cup Red Bell Peppers (Cut into Short, Thin Strips)
  • 1 cup Green Peppers (Cut into Short, Thin Strips)
  • 1 packet Dry Sour Cream Mix
  • 1 Tomato (Thinly Sliced)
  • 1/4 tbsp Cilantro for Topping (Optional)
  • 4 large (9 in. dia.) Flour Tortillas
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Cut meat into short, thin strips; set aside.  In a small bowl, combine 1 cup picante sauce, flour and cumin.  Heat oil in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add onion and bell peppers.  Simmer and stir 2 minutes.  Add meat and garlic.  Simmer, stirring frequently, 4 to 5 minutes, or until meat is cooked thoroughly.  Stir in 1/4 cup picante sauce and simmer, stirring, 1 minute, or until sauce thickens.  Spoon about down center of each tortilla.  Top with remaining 1/4 picante sauce as desired.  Roll up and eat.
Serves 4 hungry hikers.


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Chicken Stew with Dumplings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 pkgs Dry Chicken Noodle Soup Mix
  • 1 can (4 oz) Chicken Meat
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 pkg Dumplings (6-8 Dumplings)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add ingredients.  Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.  Make dumplings according to directions on the box.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Chili
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 cup Lentil Beans
  • 3 tbsp Tomato Powder (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp Masa or Corn Flour (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Onion Flakes
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 clove Garlic or 1 tsp Garlic Powder
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Simmer 30 to 45 minutes.  Serve with cheese.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Devil Thumb Stew
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 pkg Vegetable Beef Soup Mix
  • 1 box Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
  • 1 can (4 oz) Tuna
Instructions

Bring 3 cups of water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Add noodles and simmer for 10 minutes.  Drain and add 1 cup water, soup mix, and simmer for 5 minutes.  Add cheese mix and tuna.
Serves 6-8 hungry hikers.


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Lemon Butter Potatoes
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Water
  • 8 small Red Potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Minced Onion
  • 3 lemon Slices
  • 1/4 cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
Instructions

Bring water to boil.  Slice unpeeled potatoes and place in pot with onion and lemon slices.  Cover and simmer until tender.  Drain and remove lemon slices.  Add margarine and lemon juice.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Pinto Beans
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 cup Pinto Beans, Cracked in a Loose-Set Grain Grinder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 clove Garlic or 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper or 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp butter, margarine, or oil (optional)
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute.  Simmer 30 minutes.  Serve with corn bread.  To reduce cooking time in camp, crack beans in loosely set grain grinder at home.  Cracked beans should be about the size of split peas.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Sloppy Joe Seasoning Mix
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Celery Flakes
  • 1 tsp Green Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp Dry Mustard
  • 1/4 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 (8 oz) can Tomato Sauce
  • 4 Hamburger Buns or Rolls
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute and set aside.  In a separate pot, brown meat with onions.  Drain grease.  Add ingredients and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Serve on hamburger buns or rolls.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.


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Tortilla Italiano
Ingredients
  • Pizza Toppings, Sausage, Onion, Mushrooms...
  • 1 can (12 oz) Pizza Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Grated Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Butter, Margarine, or Oil
  • 8 (9 in. dia.) Flour Tortillas
Instructions

Bring water to a boil.  Sterilize cookware and utensils in the boiling water.  Boil water for another minute and set aside.  Cook sausage, onions, mushrooms...  Oil skillet and place tortilla on the pan.  Add toppings and cheese.  Place second tortilla on top.  Heat for 1 minutes.  Flip and heat 1 minute.  Allow to cool before eating.
Serves 2 hungry hikers.