AAPI Month | Campfire Cooking

Campfire Cooking: Bread Bowl Chili

Earlier this year we hosted Wilson Nguyen Getaway Brazos Valley outside of Houston to disconnect from technology and reconnect to the things that matter most. On his escape they created this delicious campfire dinner and sent us the recipe to try ourselves.



  • ½ lb Ground Beef
  • ½ lb Ground Spicy Italian Sausage
  • 1 Olive Oil Packet
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 Poblano Pepper
  • 2 14.5 oz. Can Stewed Italian Style Tomatoes
  • 1 Can Tomato Sauce
  • ½ Can Red Kidney Beans
  • ½ Cup Yellow Corn
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper (To taste)

Bread Bowl

  • 2 Sourdough Bread Bowls


Veggies and Meat:

Dice up zucchini, poblano pepper, and onion. Heat up olive oil in pan and sauté veggies till softened. Transfer cooked veggies into pot. In the used pan, heat up olive oil and sauté ground meat until almost fully cooked. Transfer meat into the pot with veggies.


Add cans of stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce to pot. Bring to a simmer, and add in the corn and red kidney beans. Season chili with chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer once more and it ready to serve.

Bread Bowl:

Cut off the tops and remove the center of the loaf. Fill with chili and serve. 

Ready to test this campfire recipe? Book your next escape to nature today.