What to Serve With Taquitos? 20 Tasty Side Dishes

Taquitos side dishes

Do you often crave Mexican food and wish to have it as quickly as possible? If so, we recommend you make taquitos at home.

A taquito is a wonderful Mexican dish with many flavors and amazing ingredients. For instance, it uses beef brisket, garlic cloves, salt, black pepper, cumin, tomato, and tortillas to create a mouthwatering dish.

Taquitos side dishes

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The best side dishes to serve with taquitos are kale chips, avocado fries, arrabbiata sauce, tomato sauce, tabasco sauce, spaghetti sauce, refried beans, nachos, shrimp fried rice, broccoli, guacamole, corn salad, creamy avocado soup, creamy lime sauce, mango salsa and sauteed spinach with garlic. 

Now, let's get cooking!

20 Taquitos Sides

1. Kale Chips

Kale Chips

You can serve your taquitos with kale chips. These chips can get ready with just four ingredients and are perfect for adding healthy greens to your favorite meal.

Also, they are tasty, so there are many reasons to convince yourself to try this side dish. However, at times, these chips can taste dry. In that case, we recommend adding a spicy dip to the mix.

2. Avocado Fries

Avocado fries

Get yourself a big plate of these avocado fries and serve them with nicely made taquitos. These fries are quite healthy and appetizing. Plus, they are hard to resist, especially if you have been waiting an entire day to make them.

The fries are perfectly crunchy with lots of flavors. Ensure to dip them in a cheesy sauce and then enjoy them with your taquitos.

3. Arrabbiata Sauce

Arabbbiata Sauce

This is an Italian sauce that will go perfectly with your amazing taquitos. The sauce has tomatoes, onions, and peppers as the main showstoppers. You should also add thyme and red pepper flakes to make your sauce rich and spicy.

Make a big batch of this sauce because you can store it in an airtight jar and then freeze it for future use.

4. Tomato Sauce

Tomato SauceThis sugar-less tomato sauce is divine and tasty, to say the least. You can dip your taquitos in it and enjoy the saucy finger-licking combination.

You may find most of the ingredients already in your pantry. Just follow all the instructions properly without missing any ingredient. Let the sauce cook well before you cool it down, and then store it in a jar.

5.  Tabasco Sauce

Tabasco Sauce

Since taquitos taste great with different sauces, it made sense to have another option on this list. Tabasco sauce is a tad bit spicy but oh-so-great that you may never want to substitute it with any other option.

According to the tagged recipe card, the sauce is made from jalapenos, apple cider vinegar and smoked salt. You can also use plain salt if smoked salt isn't your cup of tea.

Just follow all the instructions and get a much better sauce than you find in stores.

6. Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce

Here is another sauce recipe that might inspire you to make it. This is a gluten-free sauce and is often enjoyed with noodles. However, you can also use it to pour over your taquitos to accompany them as a side dish simply.

Spaghetti sauce is a flavorful product made from tomato paste, brown sugar, thyme, fennel, onion powder, red pepper flakes,, and other useful ingredients. The sauce also has a great smell; even kids love having it with their meals.

7. Refried Beans

Refried Beans This is a wholesome and delicious recipe that you may make repeatedly. It is healthy too and has high protein content, courtesy of pre-cooked pinto beans. You need only four major ingredients to cook this amazing bean recipe and then serve it as a side dish with taquitos.

Ensure that you make the dish fresh every time you feel like having it.

8. Nachos


If you don't feel like having fries with taquitos, serve nachos instead. They are much healthier than potato fries and can be customized according to your taste. For instance, you can eat them with a salsa sauce or a simple, spicy dip.

Nachos are also fulfilling and can keep you full for a long duration.

9. Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

If you want to serve taquitos to a crowd, we recommend making shrimp fried rice with them. This rice recipe is addictive and truly fulfilling. You can make loads of rice and serve it while it is fresh and hot.

Also, when it comes to adding vegetables, customize the ingredients according to your preference.

10. Broccoli


Are you too lazy to cook a side dish feast with taquitos tonight? If yes, make some healthy broccoli and serve them with your main dish.

You simply have to boil broccoli in water. And when the vegetable is ready, season it with salt and black pepper. You can make it slightly spicy by sprinkling chili flakes on top.

11. Guacamole


This is a beautiful dip that tastes divine with taquitos. The best guacamole dip uses ripe avocados and a few spices and herbs to make an excellent dip. You can fill a bowl with this dip and enjoy each bite to the fullest.

Since there are many recipe versions of this dip, ensure that you make the best and correct one. We have tagged the recipe so you can get in the kitchen immediately.

12. Mexican Corn Salad

Mexican Corn Salad

This is a refreshing corn salad, perfect to serve with taquitos. It features corn kernels sauteed in butter and then dressed with a rich lime dressing. the resultant salad is then finished with coriander.

The salad is outrageously good and can be enjoyed with your favorite beef-filled taquitos. Again, we recommend making a big bowl of this salad if you don't want to stay hungry.

13. Creamy Avocado Soup

Creamy Avocado Soup

Creamy avocado soup, yes, the name says it all. This is a heavenly delicious soup that tastes divine with every spoonful. It is light yet creamy and an excellent appetizer with your taquitos.

This flavorful soup is perfect for your cozy nights. If you want to have it on a summer lunchtime, serve it cold right after you are done with all the blending.

14.  Cilantro Lime Sauce

Cilantro Lime Sauce

We love this sauce for its refreshing flavor and the perfect consistency. Since it contains lime, you can have it with your taquitos on a hot summer day.

The heroes of this dip are avocado, cilantro, lime, and yogurt. Try it, and let us know how you found this sauce.

15. Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

Make a dish of mango salsa to go with taquitos. This is one of the best and most fulfilling combinations of all time.

It is juicy, fruity, and perfectly spicy. You will love every spoonful of this, so try on our recommendations.

16. Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

Garlic Sauteed Spinach

It is always a great idea to have spinach with taquitos. But instead of having them raw, sautee them in garlic and then enjoy their goodness. This side dish is divine and comforting in every way; therefore, it is worth having it.

17. Mexican Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Sweet Potatoes

Interesting and delicious are the two words that define this dish. Mexican sweet potatoes feature sliced sweet potatoes topped with creamy cilantro sauce and a refreshing black bean salsa. This dish offers you the best of both worlds, savory and sweet.

Serve the dish with taquitos and enjoy the mingling of various flavors.

18. Green Chile Corn Pudding

Green Chile Corn Pudding

Although this recipe requires many different ingredients, the resultant dish is insanely good. This cornbread tastes scrumptious with taquitos, and it is best to have it while it is warm and fresh.

19. Bell Pepper Salad

Bell Pepper Salad

Here is another salad recipe that you make right now. It uses almost all the ingredients already present in your pantry and turns out pretty great.

Make sure you follow all the instructions to make the best dressing, as mentioned in the recipe card.

20. Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

This saucy and fulfilling pasta is a perfect match for your taquitos. It is made from all the flavorful ingredients to spice up your table and gain you all the praise.

Final Words

You deserve all the good food. Therefore, make your taquitos taste fantastic with the best side dishes listed in this article. Also, share the list with your family and friends, so they can also create a crowd-pleasing menu.

Best Side Dishes For Taquitos

  1. Kale Chips
  2. Avocado Fries
  3. Arrabbiata Sauce
  4. Tomato Sauce
  5. Tabasco Sauce
  6. Spaghetti Sauce
  7. Refried Beans
  8. Nachos
  9. Shrimp Fried Rice
  10. Broccoli
  11. Guacamole
  12. Mexican Corn Salad
  13. Creamy Avocado Soup
  14. Cilantro Lime Sauce
  15. Mango Salsa
  16. Sauteed Spinach With Garlic
  17. Mexican Sweet Potatoes
  18. Green Chile Corn Pudding
  19. Bell Pepper Salad
  20. Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

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What To Serve With Taquitos

Elevate the flavor of your taquitos with the best side dishes on offer. Find recipes, serving ideas and cooking tips.
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Taquitos, Taquitos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 1 taquitos


  • Make the best taquitos at home.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can choose between tabasco sauce, mango salsa, avocado fries, green chile corn pudding, guacamole, cilantro lime sauce, Mexican sweet potatoes, nachos, bell pepper salad, refried beans and avocado fries.
  • Serve together and enjoy a perfect meal 🙂
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