Camp Spaghetti Dinner

Camp Spaghetti Dinner

Camp Spaghetti Dinner

This camp spaghetti dinner is not so much a recipe as a suggestion for a camp meal. If you have a camp stove, this is easy as can be.

This is always a hit for an easy meal at camp. Webelos can make this pretty independently. Serve it with fruit, salad, and garlic bread.

I like to precook the sausage as directed in the recipe. That way I have fewer worries about cross contamination with the Webelos handling the food and cooking than I would with raw meat.

Camp Spaghetti Dinner


  • Stove
  • Pasta pot or cook pot large enough to cook pasta in
  • Skillet or smaller cook pot to cook sauce in
  • Spoon to stir the pasta
  • Spatula or spoon to stir the sauce
  • Serving utensils


  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 14 to 16 ounce package of dry spaghetti
  • 1 32 ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • Parmesan cheese

Preparation at home

  1. Cook the Italian sausage.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Package it to take to camp.


  1. Fill your pasta pot or cook pot with water and heat to boiling on the stove.
  2. Put the precooked sausage and the spaghetti sauce in the other pot or skillet and cook over very low heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. When the water comes to a boil, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  4. Drain the pasta.
  5. Serve the pasta with the sauce and cheese.

Serves 6 to 8.

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