Campfire Nachos

Nachos cooked over the campfire is an easy lunch or dinner sure to please everyone at your campsite! Add or exclude ingredients to customize this recipe to your liking. If you are a super-planner – you can even pre-chop all the ingredients making this meal super quick and easy!

Campfire Nachos

  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1-2 jalapeno pepper, sliced
  • 5-6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 handful chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  1. In a Dutch Oven, cook ground beef or ground turkey over medium heat until no longer pink. Add jalapenos and saute for another 3-4 minutes – stirring constantly.

  2. Transfer mixture to bowl and remove most of the cooking fat (leaving a small bit to line the bottom of the Dutch Oven). Fill the bottom of the Dutch Oven with tortilla chips (about 1/2 bag.

  3. Pour 1/2 of the ground beef/jalapeno mixture on top of the chips evenly. Then add 1/2 of the beans, 1/2 of the green onions, 1/2 of the diced tomatoes, and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Top with more chips and pour the remaining ingredients, including avocado and fresh cilantro.

  4. Cover Dutch Oven and nestle in coals of campfire for 10-15 minutes.

  5. Scoop out nachos and serve with a cold beer and lime wedges!