Camping is a favourite family tradition in North Queensland. No matter the season up here, it’s perfect weather to gather up the tent or clean the caravan, relocate all the camping gear and prepare for days of relaxation and fun in the great outdoors. Sometimes, what can make or break a camping trip is the food! We know how hard it can be to prepare and cook good meals when camping (we’ve been there), and as much as we love the old favourites, we also love variety. So, why not try out this no oven pizza? It’s not difficult to make and is still soooo tasty!
No Oven Pizza
Replace the oven for a pan with this awesome and easy recipe. Simply buy pizza bases, the toppings of your choice, then cook it in a pan over whatever stove or fire you have! It will be so tasty, plus pizza makes a great interactive meal for the family.
Store-bought pizza bases, depending on how many pizzas you want to make
Tomato paste – make sure to buy enough to lightly cover the entirety of each pizza base that you use
Capsicum (any colour!)
Onion (brown, red, green)
When buying the toppings, take into account how much you will need for each pizza that you plan on making.
When making the pizzas, put on as many toppings as you would like and combine them in whatever ways you choose – there are no rules when it comes to making your own special, camp-made pizzas!
Spray a medium to large pan lightly with oil spray. You can place the pizza base on the pan before heating and then add the toppings while the pan heats up. Or, you can put the pizza, made with toppings, onto the hot pan.
Cook until the bottom is firm and browned, the cheese has melted and the rest of the toppings are cooked through.
Alternatively, pre cook the toppings that you choose so that they only need to be heated through once on top of the pizza. This can help avoid a burnt or overly crunchy pizza base.
Tip: pre-chop all your toppings at home before heading out camping.
Read more of our camping recipes here.