RV Recipes for the Road


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Just because you’re living life on the road, doesn’t mean you have to replace your favorite homemade meals with fast food. These quick and easy recipes can be cooked right inside your RV or even over an open fire, so you don’t have to resort to unhealthy or expensive roadside options.

Carrie’s Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 box fettuccini (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 1 package sliced mushrooms (8 ounces)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 10 ounces artichoke hearts
  • 2/3 jar of sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
  • 1 can sliced black olives (2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tomato (chopped)

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Boil a large pot of salted water on the stove.
  2. In a large sauce pan, melt the 4 tablespoons of butter on medium heat. Stir in the mushrooms, onions and garlic and cook for roughly five minutes.
  3. Mix in the olives, artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes, lemon juice and wine and bring the entire combination to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to let the mixture simmer for four minutes.
  5. Cook the pasta in the boiling water until it’s al dente.
  6. Pour the sauce over the pasta and top with fresh ripe tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper as needed.

15-Minute Tuna Salad

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 can tuna (drained)
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained)
  • 1 cucumber (peeled and diced)
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce (torn into small pieces)
  • 2 hard boiled eggs (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup French dressing.

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a large salad or mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the French dressing on top and toss the salad until fully coated.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

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Preparing meals in a tight RV kitchen can take away some of the relaxation you’re supposed to be enjoying when living the RV lifestyle. And sometimes a simple upgrade can improve your traveling drastically. Here at Leisure Time RV — your local Oklahoma City RV dealer — we have a huge selection of high-quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheels with luxury kitchens that can transform your total RV experience.

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