Backpacker's Pantry Freeze-Dried Meals
See drop-down menu below for info for each freeze dried meal.
Rocky Mountain Scramble:
- No skillet required! Simply add hot water for the perfect backcountry breakfast scramble. The perfect blend of Scrambled eggs, potatoes, and cheddar cheese makes up our Rocky Mountain Scramble.
- FREEZE-DRIED COOKED SCRAMBLED EGGS (EGG WHITES, WHOLE EGGS, CORN STARCH, XANTHAN GUM, BETA CAROTENE), FREEZE-DRIED CHEDDAR CHEESE (PASTEURIZED MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES, ANNATTO), POTATO FLAKES (POTATOES, MONO AND DIGLYCERIDES, SODIUM ACID PYROPHOSPHATE, CITRIC ACID), FREEZE-DRIED POTATO, BUTTERMILK POWDER, WHOLE MILK POWDER, BLACK PEPPER, SALT, BUTTER SAUCE POWDER (MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, WHEY SOLIDS, NON-FAT DRY MILK, MALTODEXTRIN, BUTTER, SUGAR, BUTTERMILK POWDER, NATURAL BUTTER FLAVOR, XANTHAN GUM, LACTIC ACID). CONTAINS: Milk, Eggs
- Preparation Instructions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 1-1/4 cup (300 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15 minutes.
Three Amigos Veggie Stew:
- Pinto beans, red beans, and chickpeas come together with a blend of veggies and hemp hearts for an amazing plant-based stew in the wild. Enjoy on its own, over rice, or in a tortilla for a bountiful burrito.
- PINTO BEANS, RED BEANS, CHICKPEAS, ORGANIC OLIVE OI L, HULLED HEMP SEED, DRIED ONION, DRIED BROCCOLI, DRIED TOMATO, RED WINE POWDER (RED WINE, MALTODEXTRIN), DRIED BELL PEPPER, SALT, DRIED GARLIC, NUTRITIONAL YEAST, DRIED CHIVES, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR POWDER (MALTODEXTRIN, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, MODIFIED FOOD STARCH), CARROT POWDER, CRUSHED RED CHILIS, PORCINI MUSHROOM POWDER, CRYSTALLIZED LEMON (CITRIC ACID, LEMON OI L, LEMON JUICE), TURMERIC, LEEK POWDER, DRIED NORI ( SEAWEED), CELERY SEED - No alergens.
- Preparation Instructions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 1 3/4 cups (420 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 20 minutes. Stir and serve.
Vegetable Pasta Primavera - 1 Person:
- Pasta Primavera is made with imported freeze-dried Tagliatelle pasta, peas, zucchini & tarragon with just the right amount of parmesan cheese & black pepper, this classic pasta dish will become one of your favorites. Ten year shelf life lets you be prepared for any emergency. A crowd pleaser and a perfect side-dish if you are car camping & grilling chicken or steak. Pasta Primavera is worthy of a great view and a nice dry white wine.
- FREEZE-DRIED PASTA (DURUM WHEAT SEMOLINA, WATER, EGG ALBUMEN, SALT), PARMESAN CHEESE (PARMESAN CHEESE (CULTURED PART-SKIM MILK, SALT, ENZYMES), DISODIUM PHOSPHATE, SALT), CARROTS, FREEZE-DRIED ZUCCHINI, RBST-FREE SWEET CREAM SOLIDS, NON-GMO BUTTER SAUCE (MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, WHEY SOLIDS, NON-FAT DRY MILK, DEHYDRATED BUTTER, NATURAL BUTTER FLAVOR, SUGAR, XANTHAN GUM, LACTIC ACID), FREEZE-DRIED PEAS, ONION, RED BELL PEPPER, GARLIC, ORGANIC SPINACH, BASIL, TARRAGON, PARSLEY. CONTAINS: Wheat, Egg, Milk.
- Preparation Instructions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 1.25 cups (300 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir and serve.
- The best got even better in 2018. Vegan Pad Thai has been our best-selling entrée for many, many years now. We wouldn’t mess with high-protein, gourmet perfection but now you can “spice it up” a little more with additional lime & Sriracha Sauce. If you like Backpacker’s Pantry Vegetarian Pad Thai just the way it is, save the lime & sriracha packets for another day or to add some flavor to another camping food brand’s boring Pad Thai. Rice noodles are made just for us in Thailand. Back home in the USA, we blend authentic spices, herbs, vegetables, garlic and peanut butter together for the most popular of our international dishes. A REI best seller for many years. With 18 grams of protein per serving coming from Organic non-GMO Textured Soy Protein, Pad Thai is nutritious and delicious. Extra roasted peanuts are included for crunch and pizzaz. Travelers, athletes, hunters & students love this vegetarian meal. Dairy-free, Gluten-free and Vegan. A perfect freeze-dried meal to set aside for emergencies. Those with allergies to gluten will love to travel with this meal. Needs only 2 cups of boiling water & 10-15 minutes to hydrate. Even easier than carry-out!
- RICE NOODLE (RICE FLOUR AND WATER), SAUCE (TOMATO POWDER (TOMATO, 1% SILICON DIOXIDE), ORGANIC CANE SUGAR, WHITE VINEGAR (MALTODEXTRIN AND WHITE DISTILLED VINEGAR), SAVORY SOUP BASE (MALTODEXTRIN, SALT, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, YEAST EXTRACT, ONION POWDER, SILICON DIOXIDE, TURMERIC EXTRACT (COLOR), SUNFLOWER OIL), GARLIC, NON-GMO CRYSTALLIZED LIME (CITRIC ACID, LIME OIL, LIME JUICE), CILANTRO, CRUSHED RED CHILI PEPPER, SEA SALT), ORGANIC TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN, PEANUT BUTTER (PEANUTS, CANE SUGAR, PALM FRUIT OIL (CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE), SALT), DRY ROASTED PEANUTS, RED BELL PEPPER, SRIRACHA POWDER (NON GMO PURE CANE SUGAR, PAPRIKA, WHITE VINEGAR (MALTODEXTRIN AND WHITE DISTILLED VINEGAR), TOMATO POWDER (TOMATO, 1% SILICON DIOXIDE), JALAPENO CHILI PEPPER, GARLIC, SEA SALT), GREEN ONION, NON-GMO CRYSTALLIZED LIME (CITRIC ACID, LIME OIL, LIME JUICE). CONTAINS: Peanuts and Soy NOTE: Every lot of our gluten-free products is tested to <20ppm.
- Preparation Instructions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Remove peanut and peanut butter packets. Add peanut butter to other ingredients in pouch. Add 2-1/4 cups (540 mL) of boiling water. Stir thoroughly making sure noodles are fully submerged. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir, crush peanuts and sprinkle over entree as a garnish. Serve. Best By Date on packaging is 3 years from manufacturing date.
3 Cheese Mac & Cheese:
- Made with freeze-dried, imported Belgian egg pasta and a rich, creamy blend of Parmesan, Romano, and Cheddar cheeses. This is the perfect gourmet comfort food. All you need is hot water and 15 minutes waiting time for a high protein meal. Vegetarian, ready to eat and with 19 grams of protein it is a kid friendly crowd pleaser. Easier than boxed mac & cheese, there are no dishes involved in this delicious version. Going hiking? Take it along for a warm lunch. Hunters and fishermen can enjoy this as side dish. Add Backpacker’s Pantry Vegetable Medley and a pouch of tuna to turn it into a camping tuna-casserole. Soy and nut free. With milk, butter, just the right spices, and real cheeses, it’s just like you would make it at home. A great meal for mountaineers, climbers, and backpackers it is nutritious and lightweight. College students living in a dorm room are loving it too. No dishes and all you need is an electric kettle. Very cheesy. You won’t find a better macaroni. There is no Velveeta in here. So convenient it might become your favorite meal to eat at your desk at work. Fits in your pack, sailboat or emergency kit. Seven year shelf life lets you be prepared for any emergency.
- PASTA (GROUND DURUM WHEAT SEMOLINA, WATER, EGG ALBUMEN AND SALT), CHEDDAR CHEESE (PASTEURIZED MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES, ANNATTO), PARMESAN CHEESE (PARMESAN CHEESE (CULTURED PART-SKIM MILK, SALT, ENZYMES), DISODIUM PHOSPHATE), WHOLE MILK (RBST-FREE), BUTTER SAUCE (MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, WHEY SOLIDS, NON-FAT DRY MILK, DEHYDRATED BUTTER, NATURAL BUTTER FLAVOR, SUGAR, XANTHAN GUM, LACTIC ACID, TURMERIC AND ANNATTO), ONION, SEA SALT, BACON FLAVOR (MALTODEXTRIN, BACON TYPE FLAVOR (SUNFLOWER OIL, SMOKE FLAVOR, WITH OTHER NATURAL FLAVORS), RICE STARCH, SALT, TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)), BLACK PEPPER, TURMERIC, NUTMEG. CONTAINS: Eggs, Milk, Gluten, and Wheat.
- Preparation Instructions: Directions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 2 cups (480 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir and serve.
Mango Sticky Rice:
- Dreams of Thailand come alive with authentic Mango Sticky Rice. Perfect for dessert or breakfast. Enjoy hot, cold, or room temperature. Delicious vegan treat any time of day. With sweet mango, coconut, and black sesame seeds. Non-dairy, made with non-gmo coconut milk, dried un-sweetened coconut, organic cane sugar, and freeze-dried unsweetened mango. A good way to add extra calories at the end of a long day on the trail. How about Pad Thai for dinner and mango sticky rice as dessert and you have an international meal on the trail! Take a sunrise hike and enjoy a convenient, gourmet treat for breakfast. You can even hydrate it before you go & savor this all-natural, nutritious meal hours later. Cooks in its own pouch in 15 minutes with hot water. So easy to prepare. Vegetarian and gluten free with a nice 6 grams of protein per serving. Sailing, camping, and mountaineering this is a great meal or special treat. You will think there is a Thai restaurant in the wilderness. There is always room in your backpack for dessert. Bring taste of the tropics to your dorm room. Loved by vegan travelers when finding vegan meals is a challenge on the road. No soy.
- PRECOOKED LONG GRAIN WHITE RICE, SAUCE (NON-GMO PURE CANE SUGAR, COCONUT MILK POWDER (COCONUT MILK AND 2.5% NON-GMO TAPIOCA DERIVED FROM YUCA ROOT, 0.5% ACACIA FIBER), MANGO POWDER (MANGO, CORN STARCH, SUN FLOWER LECITHIN), TURMERIC, ARROWROOT POWDER, SESAME SEED, NON-GMO FRUCTOSE), FREEZE-DRIED MANGO, SHREDDED COCONUT (COCONUT, SODIUM METABISULFITE). CONTAINS: Coconut NOTE: Every lot of our gluten-free products is tested to <20ppm.
- Preparation Instructions: Directions: Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 1-1/2 cups (360 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir and serve.
Freeze Dried Vanilla Ice Cream:
- What is better than a sweet and creamy Ice Cream Sandwich while out backpacking or hiking? Except for maybe a Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich? These are our two flavors of Freeze-dried Ice Cream in a pouch. And we cant keep them in stock they are so good! They are lightweight, portable, great tasting freeze-dried ice creams, individually packaged, for your enjoyment. A super moral booster on a hard trail or rainy day. While out hiking or backpacking grab an Astro Freeze-dried Ice Cream Sandwich for a quick snack. No preparation required. We take the cold out so it wont melt. A favorite of kids and adults alike. Vegetarian.
- ICE CREAM INGREDIENTS: MILK, CREAM, SUGAR, CORN SYRUP, NONFAT MILK, WHEY, NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL VANILLA FLAVOR, MONO AND DIGLYCERIDES, GUAR GUM, LOCUST BEAN GUM, POLYSORBATE 80, CARRAGEENAN, ANNATTO (COLOR) WAFER INGREDIENTS: WHEAT FLOUR, SUGAR, CARAMEL COLOR, DEXTROSE, PALM OIL, CORN FLOUR, COCOA, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, CORN SYRUP, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, COCOA, SALT, BAKING SODA, SOY LECITHIN, MONO AND DIGLYCERIDES. CONTAINS: rBST-free Milk, Soy, Wheat and Gluten.
- Preparation Instructions: Ready to eat. No re-hydration necessary. Please note: Inner paper wrapper is slit to facilitate processing on all freeze-dried ice cream products.
Note: Rehydration time doubles every 5,000 feet of elevation gain. Our directions are set for 5,000 feet.