Camp cooking on a Hobo Stove

Cooking with the Hobo Stove – One Pan 20 Minute Taco Dinner


One Pan 20 Minute Taco Dinner

If you love Taco’s then you will love this easy and super quick Taco Dinner.

It’s a perfect dish to prepare on the Kelly Kettle Hobo stove and is great for some quick comfort food after a long day hiking, fishing or lounging around the campsite.


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups Minute® White Rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, chopped

1. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add meat and brown over medium-high heat; drain off excess fat.
2. Add seasoning mix and water; stir. Bring to boil.

3. Stir in rice. Sprinkle with cheese; cover. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Top with lettuce and tomato just before serving.


Leave the rice at home and bring pre-made taco shells. You can heat up a can of refried beans in the cook set pot and your headed for a great Mexican meal ala camping.

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