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campfire nachos in cast iron frying pan

Campfire Nachos

Easy, cheesy, and totally mouthwatering, these delicious, simple campfire nachos are a family favorite at the campground.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Campfire Nachos, Campfire Nachos Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 200kcal


  • 1 8 oz bag tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 cups shredded taco cheese or your favorite blend
  • 2 jalapenos sliced and seeds removed
  • Cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • Salsa sour cream, and guacamole, for serving.


  • Layer 1/3 of chips on the bottom of a 10.5” cast iron skillet.
  • Add 1/3 of the cheese, 1/2 pf the olives, 1/2 of the green onions to the top of the chips
  • Make another layer with 1/3 of the chips and 1/3 of the cheese
  • Make the final layer with remaining chips, cheese, olives, and green onion. Add the jalapeño to the top.
  • Cover the skillet loosely with foil.
  • Place on the fire or grill on medium heat and cook until the cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes
  • Add cilantro to the top and serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream.



Calories: 200kcal