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Farmer Approved Field Recipes

I think it’s an age old struggle.. What to cook when you’re in the field farming? It seems like no matter how much you plan, you end up out of ideas and resorting to whatever your ole stand by may be. We are here to help. Here’s a list of easy and farmer approved field recipes. Many can be pre-made, frozen, and simply popped in the oven. Some can be eaten on the go, others require taking a break. Hopefully this list helps when you’re stuck in the field, not literally of course! 


Overnight French Toast

Cowboy Quiche

Green Chili Egg Bake

Eggs in Hashbrown Nests

Six Week Muffins

Biscuits and Gravy


On the Go

Crockpot BBQ Chicken with Homemade BBQ Sauce

Green Chile Hamburger Cresent Roll Recipe

Rootbeer Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Chicken Nachos

Slow Cooker Pork Gyros

Rueben Sandwiches with Sriracha Thousand Island

Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

Grilled Chicken Bacon Sliders


Casseroles/Main Dishes

Meatball Stroganoff

Pizza Spaghetti Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Beef and Biscuit Casserole

Iowa Ham Balls

Fancy Macaroni

Chili Cheese Hashbrown Bake

King Ranch Chicken Casserole



No Bake Strawberry Shortcake

The Easiest Brownie Recipe

Chocolate Butterscotch Caramel Bars

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Haystack Cookies

Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecakes

Mixed Berry Cobbler

Raspberry Citrus Bars



Slow Cooker Sweet Hot Nuts

The Best Chex Mix

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

For more Farmer Approved recipes, check out Harvest Meals


Have any recipes to add?

We would love to expand this list! Feel free to leave links in the comments below!

About Jenny Dewey Rohrich

Jenny Dewey Rohrich is the writer, photographer, and recipe developer behind Prairie Californian. She is a self-proclaimed country girl, born and raised in Northern California. After joining social media, Jenny met and later married a third generation North Dakota farmer. She has since moved to the rural prairies of North Dakota where they farm wheat, corn, soybeans, and sunflowers. Agriculture has always been close to her heart and because of that Jenny started Prairie Californian. She strives to bridge the gap between those far removed from the farm by giving people insight into daily life on their farm. On Prairie Californian, she also shares about food, photography, and other lifestyle topics. Jenny is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post as well as a former contributor for She is also the Co-Founder of Rural Housewives, a community group and lifestyle blog for women to share their passion for the rural life. Jenny is a former participant in the National Wheat Foundation’s Wheat Advocate program as well as a current member of the American Soybean Association’s Advocacy & Training Team. Jenny resides with her farmer husband in a small town in North Dakota where she can be found with a camera in hand capturing the world around her, loves the challenges of bringing culture to the North Dakota prairie through a variety of culinary creations, and using her interior design degree to build their dream home.

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  • Erica Brow May 14, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Great list! Our crew LOVES this one, once a week kind of LOVE!

  • Sarah Schultz May 15, 2015 at 7:58 am

    Thank you for including my recipes!

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