8 Easy Summer Bonfire Recipes

Roasting food over an open fire brings out flavours, adds texture, heightens aromas, and sure beats being cooped-up inside on a warm summer evening. Hungry? Here are some delicious bonfire recipes:


1) Grilled Shrimp Cocktail
This flavourful appetizer is delicious roasted over an open flame. Just add a dollop of oil, and season with salt, pepper and smoked paprika before cooking. To make your own chilli cocktail sauce, get the recipe here.
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Balsamic and Mustard Sausages
More than just your average hot dog, these tangy sausages served with a fresh bun are great for lazy tasty summer meals with friends and family. Get the recipe here.
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3) Refried Bean Quesadillas
To satisfy your hunger and go meatless, try making this easy refried bean quesadilla at your next gathering. Get the recipe here.
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4) Panko Mac n’ Cheese
Panko crumbs and gruyère cheese add a bit of crunch and flavour to this reliable mac n’ cheese recipe — perfect for camping trips or backyard bonfires. Get the recipe here.
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5) Mexican Grilled Corn
Elote, or Mexican grilled corn, is essentially corn-on-the-cob encrusted with creamy parmesan goodness. Get the recipe here.


6) Rocky Road Bananas
Chocolate, marshmallows, bananas and syrup — what’s not to like? Cut a slit lengthwise on a banana, add chopped up chocolate and marshmallows, wrap in foil, and toast over a fire. Sprinkle on syrup and crushed biscuits for a scrumptious campfire treat. Get the recipe here.
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7) Campfire Baked Apples
Apples, butter, cinnamon, and a pinch of sugar are all that’s needed in this classic bonfire recipe. Kids will love making this too. Get the recipe here.


8) Campfire Pies
You’ll need a sandwich iron to make sweet campfire ‘pies.’ Spread your favourite fruit fillings or preserves on two slices of bread, sprinkle a bit of cinnamon and sugar and press together over the fire for five minutes. Get the recipe here.
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Theresa Fung

Theresa is a contributing writer to LC Living. When she isn’t chasing after her two rambunctious children, she enjoys reading, writing, drawing and all things creative.

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