If you are looking for delicious easy keto side dishes to cook while camping, hiking, or backpacking, then look no further!

Here you will find a list of the top ten keto side dish ideas, from Keto Bacon, Wrapped Asparagus to Parmesan Green Beans!

Below you’ll find some awesome suggestions for delicious camping foods:

We also have a range of keto lunchketo dinner, and keto dessert ideas for you too!

Also, if you don’t want a heavy meal and just want a quick bite, we also have some cool keto snacks for you to try.

Keto Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

These two ingredients work so well together, and are perfect camping foods, as you can cook them on the BBQ!

Bacon-wrapped asparagus is super easy to make, simply wrap your bacon around your asparagus (don’t hold back with the amount of bacon you use) then season with salt and pepper.

Cook over a medium heat for about 15 minutes.

Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

This is a lovely creamy side dish to try while camping.

It’s really simple to make, simply cook your cauliflower in some water until cooked (if you like it al dente then for less time), drain, and place back into the pot.

Add butter, cheese, salt, and pepper and mix well.

You can also use cream instead of milk if you would like a richer taste in this keto side dish recipe.

Are you a backpacker? Don’t forget to take a look at our keto backpacking meals.

Keto Cranberry Sauce (Sugar-free)

The fact that this sauce is sugar-free is a bonus for anyone on a ketogenic diet!

To make this one, simply mix the ingredients together in a saucepan over low heat. Stir constantly until thickened (about 25 minutes).

You have the choice of using a sweetener or leaving it out entirely. This sauce is delicious served with poultry.

Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a really tasty keto camping food in minutes!

Simply drizzle the asparagus with oil, season with salt and pepper then roast for 10-15 minutes in an oven preheated to 180°C.

Once the asparagus is cooked, sprinkle over some finely grated Parmesan cheese and chopped garlic.

This is delicious when served alongside your favorite meat dish.

Keto Creamed Spinach with Cheese

One of the most popular low-carb recipes around!

This is one of our favorite keto camping foods, with only five easy-to-find ingredients, you will be able to rustle this up in no time.

Simply place all the ingredients into a saucepan and heat over low-medium heat until smooth (stirring constantly).

Add some freshly ground pepper for extra flavor if desired.

Mmmm, so tasty with incredibly low carbs! Isn’t it great when you can find simple keto camping recipes which are equally as delicious?

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon

This is one awesome mushroom recipe that really does need to be on your keto camping food list!

All you need are fresh mushrooms, bacon (quartered), butter, garlic, salt, and pepper. Also, if desired you can add some cream before serving.

Simply cook the bacon until crispy then mix together with the butter, garlic, and seasoning in a saucepan over low heat for about 10 minutes or until cooked through stirring constantly. Then mix through the mushrooms and serve.

Parmesan Green Beans

Not only is this meal really healthy, but it is also really tasty!

To make this keto side dish recipe, start by cooking your green beans in some boiling water until just tender (about 5-6 minutes). Then drain them and place them back into the pot.

Add butter, seasoning then mix well before sprinkling over some freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

At less than 1g of carbs per portion, these are great for anyone on a ketogenic diet. Yum!

Cheesy Cauliflower Puree

Now, this sounds quite run of the mill, but I can assure you that it is really tasty and has a lovely cheesy taste.

Simply boil your cauliflower and then drain and mash well (adding butter, cream cheese, and salt and pepper). Then add some grated cheddar cheese to the mix before serving.

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

With only 314 calories per serving and only 8g of carbs, this dish is a winner for anyone!

To make this keto camping food recipe, simply cook your spaghetti squash as you would normally (either in the oven or on the hob) and then combine with butter, cream cheese, broccoli, and cheddar cheese.

Top with some freshly grated Parmesan cheese and serve.

All these low-carb recipes are simple to prepare while outdoors, so why not try them out next time?

Keto Gravy

A lot of people don’t think of gravy as a side dish, but it can be and is another alternative to using a thicker sauce.

All you need for this keto camping food recipe is some beef stock (made from bouillon), butter, cream cheese, salt, and pepper.

Simply simmer the ingredients together over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened (about 5 minutes).

Stir in some finely chopped chives as desired to make it look even prettier!


Of course, you may not have all these ingredients with you while out hiking or camping but it’s still worth knowing about these recipes as one day when you are at home relaxing by the fire this winter they will come in handy!

So, the next time you are considering what type of keto camping side dish to make, you can try out one of these ideas.

I hope that you found this article useful for finding inspiration for your next ketogenic meal and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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