Complete your next dinner with one of these delicious Mexican Side Dishes. From beans to salads, add one from this collection of recipes to make an ordinary meal extraordinary.
Most of the Mexican side dishes that you find here are authentic Mexican recipes. There are a few instant pot Mexican recipes which are authentic recipes but prepared differently. If you overlook the instant pot, then I can safely say they are all authentic Mexican side dishes.
My goal is to continue to add more Mexican side dishes to this collection as I and my fellow Mexican food bloggers create more.
In the meantime, I hope you enjoy these Mexican side dishes…
Homemade Refried Beans, or Frijoles Refritos, is one of the easiest Mexican foods to make.
Vegetarian and yummy, they make the perfect side dish to any meal. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Cilantro Lime Rice makes the ideal accompaniment to Mexican main dishes. Recipe By Muy Bueno Cookbook
Instant Pot Mexican Rice (Arroz Mexicano) is a tasty side dish to any Mexican food recipes.
A classic recipe made in less the time. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Pickled Jalapeños made from scratch. Spicy, tangy, and slightly sweet.
They make the perfect addition to tacos on Taco Tuesday or any day of the week. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Mexican Street Corn is a favorite. Covered with mayonnaise, lime juice, cheese and cilantro. Incredibly delicious in every bite. Recipe by Isabel Eats.
Papas con Rajas, or Potatoes and Poblano Chiles, is a savory Mexican side dish. Serve it with eggs for breakfast or perfect as a light dinner.
It also makes a great option for Meatless Mondays. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Of all the Mexican side dishes, I really hope you try this one!
Creamy Zucchini Corn and Poblano Chile (or Calabacitas con Elote y Rajas de Chile Poblano) is a quick and tasty recipe for those nights you don’t feel like cooking.
Serve with flour tortillas and enjoy! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Charro Beans is a yummy recipe mainly found in Northern Mexico.
As a side dish or as a meal, you can’t go wrong with this dish. Recipe by My Latina Table.
Fideo Seco is a traditional Mexican recipe made of noodles and cooked in a tomato sauce. Mildly spicy and ready in minutes.
This dish makes a great side dish or yummy light lunch. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Chiles Toreados are easy-to-make and bring spice and flavor to any dish. Made with serrano peppers or jalapeños. They are usually found at Mexican taco stands everywhere.
Add this to your meal to make it extra real. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Add flavor and freshness with this Cumin Lime Coleslaw.
It’s yummy in every way. Recipe by Sweet Life Bake
This one is listed under: Mexican side dishes that make you drool!
Rajas con Crema, or Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce, is a yummy Mexican recipe that is not too spicy and 100% tasty.
It’s cheesy deliciousness in every bite. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Calabacitas a la Mexicana is a yummy dish that goes perfectly on top of a tostada or as a taco filling. It is ready to be enjoyed in minutes and doesn’t break the bank.
Serve as a side dish or with refried beans and rice. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
The thrill of the grill. Cebollitas is a classic side dish that is at every Mexican BBQ.
A must-have with carne asada. Recipe by The Other Side of the Tortilla
Arroz Blanco, or Mexican White Rice, is an easy-to-make side dish that is perfect for any and all Mexican food.
For my fellow moms, this is a great recipe to sneak in some veggies. Wink. Wink. Recipe by Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Beans and rice and everything spice. That’s what Mexican food is made of. By making these Instant Pot Pinto Beans NO SOAK, you save time without sacrificing taste.
Who doesn’t love that! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Ensalada de Coditos is an easy Mexican appetizer or side dish that great for parties or potlucks.
It comes together in minutes and enjoyed by all. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Jicama Corn Salad is an easy and light side dish.
This Mexican recipe is perfect next to fish or chicken. Recipe by Pina en la Cocina.
Mexican Pickled Red Onions (Cebolla en Escabeche) is a classic in the Mexican cuisine.
A delicious topping that brings a lot flavor to your favorite food. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Next time you’re thinking of cooking pinto beans, or Frijoles de la Olla, try out this easy recipe.
It is the perfect side dish to your Mexican food favorites. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Mexican Green Rice is made of roasted poblano peppers.
A delicious addition to any meal. Recipe by Mexican Please.
This salad is for the novice cactus eater. Cactus Salad with Queso Fresco is a classic Mexican dish.
Healthy, easy-to-make, and yummy too! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen