A Dutch oven with the charcoal laden lid being removed to expose the ham and pineapple within.

Outdoor Dutch Oven Recipes

Dutch ovens have a long tradition of being used in the outdoors. Their thick cast iron build makes them particularly efficient at distributing heat, this is a great advantage when considering the variabilities of fire.

They are incredibly versatile allowing for all methods of cooking but are particularly known for stews, roasting, and baking. Although can be set up for almost any recipe.

There are a few lessons when starting out with a Dutch oven but once you have these basics any recipe is achievable.

Our Best Dutch Oven Recipes

Newest Dutch Oven Recipes

Red Bean Ham Stew

Smokey and aromatic, dried red beans and ham hocks are slowly smoked for many hours in this rich stew. Topped…

by Harry Soo

Beef Pot Roast

One-pot meals make life easier while camping and this beef pot roast is a great choice. Containing meat and vegetables…

by Jason Bauer