Cheesy Grits with Bacon | Campfire Recipe


Campfire Recipes


Learn to make Cheesy Grits with Bacon. This tasty breakfast is quick and easy to make at a campground in the morning or miles out in the backcountry. It requires minimal prep time and is quite delicious. The measurements listed below are designed for one hungry backpacker or a couple of car campers. You can always adjust measurements as needed to feed more.


Cheesy Grits with Bacon Ingredients


This is everything you need to make Cheesy Grits with Bacon in the backcountry or at the campground. 

Serves: 1 really hungry backpacker or two not so hungry car campers. 

Instant Grits (plain): 2 Packages  
Shelf-stable Bacon:  2 Tbl
Powdered Milk:  2 Tbl  
Butter Powder:  1/2 tsp 
Onion Powder:  1 tsp 
Granulated Garlic:  1 tsp  
Crushed Red Pepper:  1/4 tsp 
Shelf-stable Parmesan Cheese:  1 Tbl 
Shelf-stable Cheddar Cheese:  2 oz. 
H20:  1 Cup 

At Home Preparation


Measure out all ingredients then combine all dry ingredients in a Ziploc bag. Wrap cheddar with plastic wrap and place in the Ziploc.


At camp boil water and dice cheddar. Place diced cheddar in Ziploc along with other dry ingredients and add boiling water. Wait about 5 minutes, stir and enjoy!