Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs

2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Specs

2 Servings 4 Servings
Dry Weight 3 oz / 85 g 6 oz
Serving Size Two 5 oz Servings Serves 4
Price $4.50 USD $7.90 USD

Reviews

3

For a comparative Instant Camp Eggs Cook-Off, I tested…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: received for testing via the Trailspace Review Corps
Price Paid: Samples provided by the manufacturer for testing and review.

For a comparative Instant Camp Eggs Cook-Off, I tested and reviewed the following packaged plain egg products:

I prepared each egg product for breakfast after early morning hikes, using the same stove and cookwear each time (the stove was an Optimus Nova, and the cookset was an anodized aluminum one with a non-stick coating from Primus). For the seasoned egg versions I added black pepper and cut-up or pre-shredded cheddar cheese.

This review focuses on Backpacker's Pantry's Scrambled Eggs.

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Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs package.

Pros:

  • Best flavor of the group, comes pre-seasoned with some salt and pepper

  • Very good consistency — similar to cooking fresh eggs.

  • Easy to prepare and cook

  • Resealable container

  • My overall favorite

Cons:

  • They aren’t fresh eggs, but I really had very little to criticize about them.

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Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs prepared.

Here is a detailed rating of Backpacker’s Pantry Scrambled Eggs.

Packaging: Resealable plastic/foil

Ease of Preparation: 4.5.gif
Just add water and cook

Texture (plain): 4.gif
Looked and felt close to home-cooked scrambled eggs

Texture (seasoned): 4.5.gif
Cheese improved texture slightly

Flavor (plain): 3.5.gif
Some pepper and saltiness already present, fairly good egg flavor

Flavor (seasoned): 4.5.gif
Pepper and cheddar cheese blended in adds some saltiness and bite — I enjoyed this.

How Filling (plain): 4.5.gif
A little more substantial than the organic version, very filling

How Filling (seasoned): 4.5.gif
No significant change with my added ingredients.

Ingredients and Preparation: 5.gif
Just mix with water and eat, very easy

Servings per Container*: 4.5.gif
A lot of food for a small package, but only feeds one person, half of what the package says.

Container Weight: 4.gif
Heavier than the organic version, but worth the extra weight.

Manufacturer's Claimed Product Weight: 3 oz

Trailspace Weight (Product and Packaging): 3.5 oz / 98 g

*(Manufacturer serving sizes reflect the USDA's recommendation of no more than two eggs daily per person.)

Read the full Instant Camp Eggs Cook-Off review.

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Easy and tastey. This product is very good. Usually…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $4.95

Summary

Easy and tastey.

Pros

  • Very easy to make
  • Taste is excellent
  • 2 person is plenty for one person

This product is very good. Usually if I can find meals for one person I prefer those. However, this packaging for 2 is not an overabundance. It was very easy to prepare and tasted awesome — just add a little seasoning and you're set to go. I use to be able to find freeze dried sausage and that with the scambled eggs made a filling and satisfing meal. Great way to start the day. Great and fast cleanup as you just eat out of the bag.

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs are all natural with a delicious buttery flavor.

- CampSaver.com

The Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs are made from all-natural eggs with a fantastic buttery flavor.

- OMCgear

On Sale. Backpackers Pantry Scrambled Eggs The Scrambled Eggs by Backpacker's Pantry. All-natural, dried egg mix. SPECIFICATIONS of the Scrambled Eggs by Backpacker's Pantry Makes Two 5oz servings Low Sodium Requires Minimal Cooking The shelf life of Backpackers Pantry food varies from 1 1/2 to 3 years, depending on the product. Moosejaw CANNOT accept returns on camp food products. Sorry about it. This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

Description of Backpackers Pantry Scrambled EggsWhether climbing the most demanding peak, kayaking the most tumultuous river, or cycling across the great divide, vigorous exercise depletes your body of crucial vitamins and minerals. Our Performance Products were designed to meet the needs of the most active outdoor enthusiast. Another Backpackers Pantry first, our Performance Products are enhanced with an all natural vitamin supplement designed to provide you with the recommended daily allowance of vitamins and minerals. Consisting of entrees, drinks, and herbal supplements these all natural products will provide the optimal nutrition needed to boost your energy and enhance your experience in the backcountry. FeaturesDried egg mixVegetarianAll NaturalServes TwoServing Size 5 oz.Dry Weight 3.00 oz. INGREDIENTS EGG MIX WHOLE EGGS, MALTODEXTRIN, SOYBEAN OIL, SALT, CITRIC ACIDUSOUTDOOR.com does not accept returns on dog treats, camping food, and first aid medical kits.

- US Outdoor Store