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Moroccan Stew

moroccan stew, dehydrated backpacking meals, trail recipes, trail cooking

This hearty Moroccan Stew is made with ground beef, rice, legumes and warming spices. It’s an easy, delicious and filling dish for your chill-weather hikes.

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Roasted Ratatouille

roasted ratatouille step5, dehydrated backpacking meals, good trail food, vegan backpacking food

Ratatouille is a classic French stew made with seasonal mix of vegetables and aromatic herbs. It can be served as a complete vegetarian meal or as a side dish to complement meat or fish. Using the roasted veggs instead of stewed adds much more flavor to this quick, easy and delicious backpacking meal.

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Lazy Golubtsi

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Golubtsi or stuffed cabbage rolls are widely known dish in Russia, Belarus, Poland and Ukraine. These rolls are usually stuffed with a mixture of beef and pork mince, caramelized onions, rice, a lot of fresh parsley and baked in a creamy tomato sauce. Although in our family Golubtsi is one of the favorite dishes, I do not cook them very often. They are considered to be a meal for special occasions or weekends because they are quite time-consuming to make. The recipe of Lazy Golubtsi is super quick and easy to cook and taste doesn’t differ at all from the original.

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Penne Puttanesca

penne puttanesca, dehydrated backpacking meals

Spaghetti Puttanesca is one of my favorite dishes that I love eating at home. However, variation with penne works better for backpacking meals. Short pasta is easier to pack; it doesn’t take so much space in a bag as long varieties, and hold its shape better after rehydrating.

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Mujadara: Lebanese Lentil Stew

mujadara, lebanese lentil stew, vegan backpacking meals, backpacking food ideas

Mujadara (or mujaddara) is a popular dish throughout the Middle East and Arab world. In Lebanon, it’s usually made with brown rice, lentils and topped with caramelized onions. This lightweight and healthy version of Mujadara is completely vegan, gluten and lactose-free.

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