Not sure what side dishes to serve with tacos? You’re in the right place! With dips, veggies, rice, and more, these tasty sides give you plenty to choose from. If you are hosting a big party or get-together or even a simple snack, then tacos is the way to go!

We’d never set a limit on taco fillings. So why not pile on all the tasty sides, too? From avocado rice to Mexican street corn dip, we have everything you need for the most epic fiesta in the universe. Here, 10 sides for taco side dishes beyond store-bought guacamole.

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10. Black Bean and Corn Salsa


An easy, bright and fresh Black Bean and Corn Salsa recipe that takes only 15 minutes to make! It’s the perfect appetizer for that upcoming party and makes a great side dish. (gluten free, vegetarian, vegan)

Gimme a bowl of salsa and I am one happy men! My latest obsession has been this Black Bean and Corn Salsa served with thick-cut tortilla chips.

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

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9. Homemade Adobo Guacamole


Take all of your favorite Mexican dishes to the next level with this simple Homemade Adobo Guacamole that is easy to make with a few everyday ingredients. Suitable for Vegan, Low Carb, Keto And Gluten Free Diets. Weight Watchers Points included.

If you love Mexican food, then you’ll love this Adobo Guacamole recipe made with only a few ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. It’s a great appetizer, snack or side for Mexican dinners, Cinco de Mayo, taco nights, parties and meal prep!

Homemade Adobo Guacamole

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8. Easy Guacamole Recipe


This quick & easy guacamole recipe is made with a handful of healthy ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes! This simple guacamole dip is our favorite appetizer and we always make it on taco nights.

Easy Guacamole Recipe

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7. Pineapple Salsa Recipe


This zesty pineapple salsa is so easy to make with a few everyday ingredients. Enjoy it with chips, or serve it with chicken, fish, or your favorite Mexican dishes.

If fruit salsa sounds strange to you, just take a bite, and you will wonder where this recipe has been all of your life. The sweet juicy pineapple paired with the onion’s sharpness, the jalapeno’s heat, and the brightness of the cilantro is a flavor fiesta.

Pineapple Salsa Recipe

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6. Instant Pot Pinto Beans (No Soak!)


Cooking Pinto Beans from scratch in the Instant Pot couldn’t be easier! With this simple no-soak Instant Pot Pinto Beans Recipe, you can make the perfect, creamy, comforting dish that can be used as a main protein or side.

This no soak method takes a little over an hour — but only requires about 5 minutes of prep. The results are creamy and delicious pinto beans that are perfect for adding to all sorts of dishes, from simple beans and rice to burrito bowls, tacos, soups, and more.

Instant Pot Pinto Beans (No Soak!)

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5. Pico De Gallo a taco side dishes


This 7-ingredient pico de gallo recipe comes together in under 10 minutes, and it’s the perfect zesty, fresh topping for your favorite Mexican dishes!

In my opinion, pico de gallo is the perfect finishing touch for everything from tacos to burrito bowls. It’s also delicious spooned onto sizzling hot grilled vegetables. I hope you enjoy this versatile condiment!

Pico De Gallo a taco side dishes

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4. Black Bean and Corn Salsa


Black bean and corn salsa is one of my favorite appetizers/snacks and it’s always a crowd favorite! It has such a deliciously fresh and vibrant flavor with just a perfect blend of ingredients. It is the perfect refreshing dip or topping.

Black Bean And Corn Salsa

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3. Pineapple Salsa a taco side dishes


Move over, tomatoes! This fresh, easy pineapple salsa recipe adds the perfect sweet & spicy finish to tacos, salads, burritos, and more.

Whether made with tomatoes, tomatillos, chiles, or fruit, fresh salsas are always tangier, juicier, and more flavorful than their jarred counterparts. Of course, it wasn’t long before I started making my own at home, and this easy pineapple salsa recipe is one of my favorites. With just 7 ingredients, it couldn’t be simpler to make. Delectably sweet, spicy & juicy, it’s the perfect topping for grilled veggies (or grilled meats, if you’re not vegetarian) and all sorts of Mexican-inspired dishes. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Pineapple Salsa a taco side dishes

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2. Mexican Cauliflower Rice with Traditional Flavors


An easy and Whole 30 low carb Mexican side dish. This keto Mexican cauliflower rice can be made with fresh or frozen riced cauliflower. So what do I mean by traditional flavors for this Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe?

Have you ever eaten the rice at Mexican restaurants? Those flavors are what I mean. Delicious, flavorful, sometimes cheesy. Love at first bite!

Mexican Cauliflower Rice with Traditional Flavors

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1. Esquites and Creamy Mexican Street Corn Salad


The boys were really excited to eat the salad, just as I expected, but were very upset that I did not make enough to eat for snack that afternoon.

Esquites and Creamy Mexican Street Corn Salad

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