Campfire Nachos: The Recipe You Never Knew You Needed

There’s nothing quite like a delicious meal cooker over an open flame. Honestly speaking, fire just makes food taste better. When you’re out and about traveling, it might seem like something like nachos is a little out in left field, but these campfire nachos are incredible and super easy to make. Whether you’re looking for a midnight snack to enjoy around the fire with friends or planning a dinner with the family, everyone is sure to love these nachos. In fact, they’re so easy to make you might find them quickly become a favorite both on the road and even at home.

Check out the recipe and then let us know what you think. Stop in at Bullyan to speak with our team and share your thoughts or get ideas for other recipes and travel ideas.

campfire nachos


  • 4qt Dutch Oven
  • Chimney Starter
  • Dutch Oven Parchment Liners


  • 1 tablespoon neutral flavored oil
  • ½ lb tortilla chips
  • 1 (7.75 oz) can El Pato hot tomato sauce, or equivalent
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can black beans, drained
  • 1 large avocado, cubed
  • 4-5 green onions, sliced
  • handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 small lime, cut into wedges


  • Lightly oil the bottom of a large dutch oven, to prevent the nachos from sticking.
  • For the first layer, evenly spread ⅓ of the chips into the dutch oven, topped with ¼ can El Pato, ¼ can black beans, ¼ cup cheese, and a handful of avocado, green onions, and cilantro. Repeat for the second layer.
  • For the third and final layer, use the remaining ⅓ portion of chips, ½ can El Pato, ½ can black beans, ½ cup cheese, and the remaining avocado, onion, and cilantro.
  • Cover the dutch oven and place on a metal grill over your campfire for about 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted. Serve with the lime wedges.

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