5 Easy Backpacking Meal Recipes [5 Ingredients or Less]



Here are five of my favorite backpacking meal recipes. No dehydrators necessary. All ingredients should be pretty easy to source. Hopefully all of them taste pretty good as well! Keep in mind these are all:
️ One-pot meals
️ Ready in 15 minutes or less
️ 5 ingredients or less
️ 600-700 calories

0:00 Intro
0:42 Chili Mac
1:27 Jerky Noodles
2:02 Mediterranean Couscous
2:35 Chicken and Rice
3:12 Lentil Curry

–RECIPES–

I. Chili Mac (00:42)

Ingredients: dried beans, instant macaroni, cheddar cheese, and chili powder
1. Boil water (2:1 ratio)
2. Add beans (10 minutes)
3. Add noodles (5 minutes)
4. Add cheese, chili powder

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II. Jerky Noodles (01:26)

Ingredients: rice noodles, beef jerky, and peanut butter
1. Boil water (2:1 ratio)
2. Add noodles (15 minutes)
3. Add beef jerky, peanut butter

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III. Mediterranean Couscous (02:01)

Ingredients: couscous, parmesan cheese, pesto mix, olives (optional: sun-dried tomatoes, canned fish)
1. Boil water (3:1 ratio)
2. Add couscous (5-10 minutes)
3. Add pesto, parmesan, and olives

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IV. Chicken and Rice (2:35)

Ingredients: cooked chicken, instant rice, dried broccoli, olive oil, and soy sauce
1. Boil water (2:1 ratio)
2. Add broccoli (5 minutes)
3. Add rice (5 minutes)
4. Add chicken, soy sauce and olive oil

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V. Lentil Curry (03:11)

Ingredients: dried lentils, dried veggie blend, curry powder, and coconut oil
1. Boil water (2:1 ratio)
2. Add lentils and veggies (10-15 minutes)
3. Add curry powder, coconut oil

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For the complete nutritional breakdown of each meal, visit: https://www.greenbelly.co/pages/best-backpacking-meals

Brands mentioned in this video:
Mother Earth Products Dehydrated Vegetable and Beans (https://bit.ly/2Xex7oL)
Valley Fresh Natural Pre-Cooked Chicken (https://amzn.to/2XQxXqU)
Minute Rice (https://amzn.to/2M9kRPV)

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Greenbelly Meals: https://www.greenbelly.co/

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