Labor day offers a nice long weekend to relax which is why it’s no surprise that many will be hitting the road for a camping trip! Since the weekend should be about enjoying yourself, why labor over what you eat? Enjoy these easy labor day recipes for RV campers! These are a cinch to make and taste amazing!
Easy Steak Supper
Who doesn’t love a great juicy steak on Labor Day? This recipe gives you your meat and potatoes all in one easy to make meal! This can be done on the campfire or over a grill!
1 1/2 lb chuck steak, at least 1 inch thick
1 envelope onion soup mix
3 carrots, peeled and chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
3 red potatoes, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1. Place the steak on a large sheet of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Rub steak with onion soup mix. If you have some left over just sprinkle it on top.
2. Place the chopped veggies over the steak.
3. In a small bowl, mix the butter, parsley, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the mixture over the veggies.
4. Wrap the foil into a packet. Do this by pulling the longest sides up to meet over the top of the food and then fold them down together. Next roll up the shorter ends. If you aren’t sure if you have it tight enough you can put another layer of foil around it.
5. Place in the fire or over a grill in a low heat area for an hour. Check for doneness, and place back in the heat, checking every 15 min, if not originally done.
This meal is done when the veggies are tender and the meat is done to your liking.
Potatoes Au Gratin
4 large white potatoes, sliced thin with peels on
2/3 cup half and half
3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese
1 medium onion, sliced into rings
1/3 cup butter melted
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Salt & pepper
1. In a large bowl, combine half and half, cheese, melted butter, and chopped parsley. Mix well.
2. Toss the potatoes in the mixture to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and toss again.
3. Place the mixture on a large sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil and top with onion rings. Create a packet out of the foil just as with the steak above.
4. Place the packet on the grill or in the fire over medium heat for 45-50 minutes or until potatoes are tender, turning the packet a few times for even heating.
If you’re feeding a large crowd you may want to double this recipe because they’re so fantastic. But again, make sure you’re first in line at the picnic! There’s nothing worse than brining along a delicious dish like this and not getting any of it!
Red, White, and Blue Topped Mousse
What makes pudding even better? Turn it into mousse and top it with delicious whipped cream and berries!
4 cups heavy whipping cream
1 package Jello instant chocolate pudding mix (5.9 oz package)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Can of whipped cream
1. Beat the heavy cream with a mixer until it’s thickened.
2. Add the pudding mix and vanilla to the thickened cream and beat until mixed and thick enough to hold shape.
3. Place the mousse into individual cups, top with whipped cream, garnish with blueberries and raspberries.
See what we did there? We turned an ordinary mousse into a red white and blue display! Because who doesn’t want to celebrate the good old USA on Labor Day?