When I asked on Facebook about what meals you have trouble finding side dishes for, tacos and other Mexican and Tex-Mex meals made the list. I have to agree that it’s hard to know what to serve with tacos and other Mexican dishes that are a little more interesting than just chips and salsa.
But what about other options? Here are a few ideas:
What to serve with tacos and enchiladas …
These are sort of homemade. They start with canned beans that you cook, add a few ingredients and mash. They’re quick and delicious.
This Slow Cooker Bean recipe starts with dried beans. It makes a lot and is perfect for stashing in the freezer. Use them for side dishes, mash them, stuff them in tortillas for lunch or dinner.
Maybe not typical, but the sweet corn/cornbread would be great with a lot of Tex-Mex dishes.
If it’s in season, corn on the cob is a great side dish for tacos. I like to use this easy microwave method for cooking it.
Are you sensing a trend here? This recipe can be used as a salad or dip with chips.
The cool taste of ranch dressing pairs great with spicy foods.
This slaw has both cool and spicy tastes. It would be great with tacos or enchiladas.
Wild Watermelon is perfect in summer. Some people add a squeeze of lime juice too – delish!
You might also try pineapple spears to go along with tacos.
What do you like to serve with tacos and enchiladas?