Wondering what to serve with fajitas? Here are 34 easy and delicious sides to pair with your favorite fajita recipe!
Making fajitas and wondering what to serve with them? Although fajitas can definitely be served all by themselves, sometimes it’s nice to add a few side dishes to complete the meal.
So whether you’re having friends over, hosting a Cinco de Mayo party or perhaps just simply want to stretch out a weeknight family dinner, here are 30+ amazing sides to complete your fajita night.
34 Side Dishes For Fajitas
Take your fajita night to the next level with these delicious and simple sides! From colorful veggies and salads to rice and beans to salsa, dips and much much more. I’ve got you covered with the best side dishes to serve alongside your sizzling fajitas.
These sides would also pair well with tacos, nachos, enchiladas and all your other Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites.
Let’s start off with the ultimate vegetable side dish for fajitas. A sizzling skillet of these delicious fajita veggies is a must!
Mexican Street Corn (Elote)
Grilled corn on the cob slathered in a creamy lime and chili powder mayonnaise mixture and topped with cotija cheese. Yum!
Photo Credit: Dinner at the Zoo
These crispy, flavorful potatoes are an easy to make side that everyone will love.
Photo Credit: Organically Addison
The combination of fresh corn and summer squash flavored with garlic and chili peppers makes a simple, flavorful side dish.
Photo Credit: The Vegan Atlas
Mexican Corn Ribs
All the flavor of Mexican corn in the form of fun, easy to grab riblets.
Photo Credit: Served From Scratch
Easy Mexican Rice
An easy recipe for Mexican Rice, that’s just like what you’d get in a restaurant.
Photo Credit: Little Sunny Kitchen
This Mexican Green Rice gets its beautiful color from poblano pepper, cilantro and spinach.
Photo Credit: Muy Delish
Cilantro Lime Rice
Fresh lime and cilantro add delicious flavor to this easy rice side dish.
Photo Credit: A Farmgirl’s Dabbles
Rice and Beans
Black Beans and Rice
This simple side dish is cooked in one pot and pairs well with fajitas!
Photo Credit: Bean Recipes
Mexican Street Corn Rice and Beans
Mexican street corn meets classic rice and beans in this delicious side dish.
Photo Credit: Sweet Simple Masala
Salsa, Sauces & Dips
Serve these with tortilla chips as a side dish or even as a topping for your fajitas.
Easy Homemade Salsa
A classic! Learn how easy it is to make homemade salsa.
Photo Credit: The Forked Spoon
All you need is a few simple ingredients to make this classic – quick and easy to make!
Photo Credit: Resplendent Kitchen
Easy Pico de Gallo
Loaded with fresh ingredients, easy to make and so delicious!
Photo Credit: Get On My Plate
Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce
Absolutely delicious and easy to make with a few simple real food ingredients. Just pass the tortilla chips please!
Avocado Corn Salsa
Healthy, delicious, easy to make and packed with bright, fresh flavors!
Photo Credit: Carmy
This bright and fresh salsa features pineapple, bell pepper, red onion, cilantro and lime juice.
Photo Credit: The Almond Eater
Creamy Mexican Corn Dip
All the flavors of Mexican street corn in dip form!
Photo Credit: Little Spice Jar
Spicy Peach Salsa
Like peaches? Then you’ll love this fresh, sweet and spicy salsa!
Photo Credit: Inspired By Charm
This delicious salad is easy to make, healthy and full of fresh flavors!
Photo Credit: Big Delicious Life
Cilantro Lime Slaw
This crunchy slaw recipe features a creamy, tangy yogurt dressing.
Photo Credit: The Healthful Ideas
Mexican Street Corn Salad
This corn salad is creamy, refreshing and packed with delicious flavor.
Photo Credit: Cooking For My Soul
Cilantro Lime Broccoli Slaw
This salad comes together quickly thanks to pre-packaged shredded broccoli slaw mix.
Photo Credit: Good Life Eats
This recipe for Mexican Charro Beans is rich, hearty and super flavorful!
Photo Credit: Muy Delish
Black Refried Beans
These homemade refried beans are a quick and easy side dish.
Photo Credit: Three Olives Branch
Let’s not forget the margaritas! If you’re looking for a cocktail to go with fajitas, this is my pick every time. Either make a classic margarita or one of the fun variations below.
Triple Citrus Frozen Margarita
This Citrus Blender Margarita is bursting with fresh orange, lemon and lime flavors. Refreshing, delicious and easy to make at home!
A Few Fajita Recipes
Of course, I couldn’t write a post about fajita side dishes without also sharing some of my favorite fajita recipes!
- Fajita Seasoning: So much better than store-bought! Grab your favorite protein and use this flavorful seasoning as a dry rub or as a marinade.
- Fajita Veggies: You can’t have fajitas without some sizzling fajita veggies and these are AH-MAZING!
- Ground Beef Fajitas: A delicious and budget-friendly alternative to steak or chicken fajitas.
- Halloumi Fajitas: This vegetarian fajita recipe is a meatless meal that everyone will love.
- Chicken Fajita Tacos: Chicken fajitas served up in taco form!
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