Looking for a delicious and easy snack to enjoy on your camping? Look no further than this mouthwatering recipe for Loaded Campfire Nachos. With a combination of tortilla chips, melted cheese, beans, corn, and flavorful toppings, these nachos are the ultimate crowd-pleaser. The best part? They come together in just 15 minutes, making them perfect for a quick and satisfying meal around the campfire. So grab your cast-iron skillet and get ready to dig into a plate of cheesy goodness!



These loaded campfire nachos are made with tortilla chips, shredded Mexican cheese blend, pinto beans, sweet corn, diced green chiles, and pickled jalapeño slices. They are layered in a cast-iron skillet and cooked over a campfire until the cheese is melted and gooey. Top them off with queso fresco, diced avocado, sour cream, green onions, cilantro, and radishes for a burst of flavor and freshness.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mexican


  • – 1 11-oz. bag tortilla chips
  • – 1 1/2 c. shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • – 1 15-oz. can pinto beans, drained
  • – 1 15-oz. can whole kernel sweet corn, drained
  • – 1 4-oz. can diced green chiles
  • – 1 11-oz. can pickled jalapeño slices
  • – 1/2 c. queso fresco or cotija cheese
  • – 1 avocado diced
  • – Sour cream
  • – Thinly sliced green onions
  • – Freshly chopped cilantro
  • – Thinly sliced radishes


  • Place a grate over a campfire.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet, add about half the tortilla chips and sprinkle with ½ cup shredded cheese.
  • Add 1⁄3 of the beans, 1⁄3 of the corn, and 1⁄3 of the diced green chiles.
  • Repeat layering the chips, cheese, beans, corn, and chiles two more times.
  • Top with jalapeño slices.
  • Cover the skillet loosely with foil (or a lid) and cook over the campfire until the cheese is melted, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Top with crumbled queso fresco, diced avocado, sour cream, thinly sliced green onions, freshly chopped cilantro, and thinly sliced radishes.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


These loaded campfire nachos are the perfect snack or appetizer for your camping trip. The combination of melted cheese, crunchy tortilla chips, and flavorful toppings creates a dish that is sure to please everyone around the campfire. Feel free to customize the toppings according to your preferences, adding more or less spice as desired.

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