Van Life Culinary School – 1 Pan Egg Scramble Recipe

Every morning deserves a hot breakfast to fuel the day ahead. Never is this more true than while camping. 1 eggs recipe for camping in the wild coming right up!

You wake up, roll out of your tent/camper/cabin, and want nothing more than a steaming home-cooked plate of the most delicious breakfast this side of the Mississippi.

Our 1 pan egg scramble is the perfect morning meal to start an amazing wilderness day off on the right foot. What’s more? It is all prepped in 1 pan, minimizing the clean-up and maximizing efficiency!

Our 1 Pan Egg Scramble is delicious, easy, and delicious!


[This ingredient count is for 2 servings. If you are cooking for more, you might have to break out your TI-89 calculator and do the math.]

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 4 sweet peppers
  • 6 oz protein of your choosing (optional, our favorite is venison sausage)
  • Hot Sauce, of course


  • Camping Stove (or fire pit complete with fire)
  • Cast-iron Skillet
  • Knife
  • Spatula
  • Cast-iron Scraper & Oil (for skillet care)


  • Turn on camping stove and heat up cast-iron skillet
  • While skillet is heating, chop up peppers, onions, and protein
  • If you’re using uncooked protein, cook in the sizzling cast-iron skillet
  • Add peppers and onions
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes until peppers, onions, and protein have a little bit of char
Cast Iron Skillets are Perfect for Camping
  • Crack eggs right into the skillet, ensuring no shells make their way into the concoction
  • Break yolks with spatula
  • Stir/scrape bottom of pan periodically as eggs cook, ensuring all eggs are cooked evenly
  • Serve to extremely satisfied fellow campers
  • Drizzle on hot sauce to your heart’s delight
  • Enjoy the heck out of your 1 pan egg scramble
  • Care for your cast-iron skillet once it is cooled
  • Take on the day with a newfound zeal!

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