25 Sides for Fajitas that are perfect for busy weeknights. These side dishes for fajitas are easy to make, frugal and tasty.

A chicken fajita topped with peppers in oniones

Easy Side Dishes for fajitas

Mexican Monday is even easier with this fabulous list of side dishes to serve with fajitas. My family goes crazy over Mexican food and it is something everyone enjoys.

It is easy enough to make during busy weeknights and the results are yummy. The next time you are craving Mexican food, try some of these easy Mexican side dish ideas.

What goes on a fajita bar?

One of our favorite things to cook at home is a fajita bar. There is something for everyone.

The typical fajita bar has chicken, steak, shrimp and veggies on it. It really is the perfect meal for the entire family. The bell peppers and onion add even more flavor.

Whether your family likes chicken fajitas or tex mex, there is something to please everyone.

Not only is this perfect for family dinner but an easy meal for parties. Everyone will love having a fajita bar with lots of delicious options to choose from. You can keep everything warm in the crock pot and easily serve this for a crowd.

A beef fajita wrapped in a tortilla and lettuce with limes next to it

What usually comes with fajitas?

Fajitas usually come served with a Mexican salad. It consists of shredded lettuce, guacamole, salsa, sour cream and diced tomatoes.

You also normally get a choice of corn or flour tortillas. Fajitas definitely make a great dinner choice any night of the week.

The Best Sides for fajitas

Let’s get started with the best Mexican sides. The hardest part about these recipes is choosing which one to make first. They are all so tasty.

1. Crock Pot Refried Beans

Skip the canned beans and make easy refried beans in the slow cooker. They are a must have with fajitas around here.

Crock Pot Refried Beans
Learn how to make refried beans by cooking them in the crockpot! It is so easy to make Crock Pot refried beans and saves a ton of money.
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2. Chili Cheese Dip

This dip is hearty and delicious to serve with fajitas.

Chili cheese dip
Chili cheese dip recipe is the perfect appetizer when you are craving comfort food. It is the best dip and so inexpensive to make. 
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3. Corn Salsa Recipe

This fresh corn salad is loaded with flavor for an easy but delicious side dish.

Corn Salsa Recipe
You are going to love this easy Mexican Corn Salsa Recipe. It is super easy and packed with flavor. Try this Mexican Corn Salsa Recipe. 
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4. The Best Mexican White Cheese Dip

My kids go crazy over cheese dip and this recipe is so authentic and amazing. It is super creamy and really easy to make.

The Best Mexican White Cheese Dip
This is the Best Mexican White Cheese Dip recipe. An Authentic queso dip that tastes just like the Mexican Restaurant white sauce. Your entire family is going to love this queso blanco.
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5. Homemade Salsa

Once you try homemade salsa, you will see how easy it is. The flavor is delicious.

Homemade Salsa
Homemade Salsa Recipe is so easy that you will not believe it.  Make this in minutes and enjoy the best salsa and chips at home. Yum!
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6. Spanish Rice

Not only is this an easy side dish with fajitas but it is freezer friendly too.

Easiest Spanish Rice Recipe
This recipe for homemade spanish rice tastes just like the restaurants.Try this easy Spanish rice recipe. Learn how to make spanish rice.
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7. Easy Guacamole Recipe

Fresh guacamole is the best. It is one of my favorite things with fajitas.

Easy Guacamole
My husband loves this very simple guacamole recipe. If you love fresh guacamole then you need to try this delicious but very simple guacamole recipe. 
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8. Mexican Corn on the Cob

Mexican street corn is a flavor packed side dish without much work. It is always a crowd pleaser and we like to add fresh lime juice on top.

Mexican Corn on the Cob
Easy grilling recipe! Try this simple Mexican Corn on the cob. It tastes just like authentic Mexican Street corn. You will love this mexican corn recipe.
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9. Black Bean Salsa Recipe

The simple combination of black beans and corn is a tasty side for Mexican night.

Black Bean Salsa recipe
Next time you need a delicious dip try this easy and amazing Black Bean Salsa recipe. Your family will love the flavor of this black bean and corn dip.
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10. Easy Grilled Avocado Recipe

Toss some avocado on the grill for a keto friendly side dish everyone will enjoy.

Easy Grilled Avocado Recipe
Easy Grilled Avocado Recipe has the most amazing flavor. This recipe is so simple to prepare and absolutely delicious. Plus, it is keto friendly!
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11. Copycat Fritos Bean Dip

Bean dip is a classic and this copycat recipe is super easy to put together.

Copycat Fritos Bean Dip Recipe
Try this easy Copycat Fritos Bean Dip Recipe. Save a ton of money by making your own frito bean dip.
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12. Roasted Red Potatoes

Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these potatoes cook in minutes. Each bite is perfectly seasoned.

Roasted Red Potatoes
Oven roasted red potatoes make a tasty side dish with the perfect blend of seasonings. The potatoes are crispy while being so tender inside.
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13. Cilantro Lime Rice

Make this flavorful rice in minutes. The cilantro and lime is so light and refreshing. This easy Mexican rice is a great side and can also be made in the instant pot.

Cilantro Lime Rice
Try Cilantro lime rice recipe for an easy side dish. Cilantro lime rice is so quick to make. Everyone will enjoy Cilantro Lime Rice recipe.
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14. Crock Pot Green Chili Stew Recipe

The salsa verde in this stew is a game changer. The flavor is perfect to combine with fajitas.

Crock pot Green Chili Stew Recipe
Crock Pot Green Chili Stew Recipe has so much flavor and the salsa verde really takes the stew to the next level. Give this green chile stew recipe a try.
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15. 7 Layer Dip Recipe

Layers of tasty refried beans, salsa and guacamole make this dip filling and delicious with fajitas. Serve with tortilla chips for dipping.

7 layer dip recipe
7 layer dip recipe is a crowd pleaser and easy to make. Layers of refried beans, salsa, guacamole and more make this a great dip for parties and tailgating.
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16. Pico De Gallo Recipe

Served as a side dish, pico de gallo is light and healthy. It is delicious with any type of fajitas and the red onions add a lot of flavor.

Pico De Gallo Recipe
Try making this easy Pico de Gallo Recipe for the perfect addition to tacos, grilled chicken and more. Learn how to make pico de gallo that is authentic.
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17. Black beans

Cook black beans in the crock pot and freeze them for an easy side dish.

How to Cook Black Beans in the Crockpot (and how to Freeze them)
Save money and learn how to cook black beans in the crock pot. It is super easy and takes hardly any effort.
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18. Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

If you like traditional corn chowder, you will enjoy this Mexican version. It is so creamy and great with fajitas.

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe
Crock Pot Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder Soup Recipe takes traditional chowder to the next level.  Hearty chicken, creamy corn and more make the best meal.
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19. Avocado Dip

Jazz up fajitas with this easy to make avocado dip. It has the perfect blend of everything.

Avocado Dip
Avocado Dip is so creamy and delicious. This is the perfect snack or party food to enjoy with tortilla chips or pita chips.
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20. The best flour tortilla recipe

If you have a few extra minutes, make homemade tortillas.

The Best Flour Tortilla Recipe
Have you tried to make homoemade flour tortillas before? You have to try The Best Flour Tortilla Recipe. Homemade tortillas are now easy to make at home!
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21. Salsa Verde de Tomatillo

Salsa Verde is a flavorful way to jazz up fajitas and an easy change from traditional salsa.

Salsa Verde de Tomatillo
Try this easy salsa verde de tomatillo recipe. This simple salsa verde recipe is amazing. We eat it with chips or serve it with our tacos.
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22. Crock Pot White Cheese Dip

Make this easy side when you need to throw something delicious in the crock pot. It tastes just like the cheese dip served in Mexican restaurants.

The Best Crock pot White Cheese Dip Recipe
This crock pot Mexican white cheese dip recipe is easy to make and everyone loves it. A restaurant quality white queso dip recipe that you can make at home.
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23. Crock Pot Cream Cheese Taco Dip

Only 5 ingredients and this creamy dip comes together easily for a hearty side dish.

Crock pot cream cheese taco dip
Crock pot cream cheese taco dip has only 5 ingredients and makes the best snack. The dip is so cheesy and really hearty with ground beef.
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24. Mango Salsa

Sweet and spicy and easy to make, this salsa is delicious as a side dish.

Mango Salsa
This easy Mango salsa recipe has the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Enjoy this with your favorite Mexican dish, seafood or with tortilla chips.
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25. Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

This cornbread is the best blend of sweet and spicy to serve as a side.

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe
You have to try this easy cheddar jalapeno cornbread recipe. It is the perfect blend of spicy and sweet and your family will love this cornbread recipe.
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Try one of our Fajitas Recipes

Crock pot Chicken Fajitas – only 4 ingredients!
You have to try this EASY crock pot chicken fajitas recipe. With just 4 ingredients you can have dinner ready in no time. This easy chicken fajitas taste amazing
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Skillet Fajitas
Try this quick and easy Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe. It is delicious and perfect for a simple weeknight dinner or a date night in!
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Instant pot steak fajitas
Instant pot steak fajitas recipe comes together with only 5 ingredients for a great dinner. Enjoy fajitas any night of the week thanks to the instant pot.
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Grilled Chicken Fajitas Recipe
Everything is maded on the grill for these quick and easy grilled chicken fajitas with peppers and onions made with fajita seasonings.
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Crock pot Steak Fajitas
Enjoy Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas Recipe with very little work thanks to this easy recipe. You just need 5 ingredients for the best crockpot steak fajitas.
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Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas Recipe
Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas Recipe makes dinner time so easy because everything you need is in one pan. Enjoy flavorful shrimp, veggies and the best seasoning.
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Sheet pan Chicken Fajitas
Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas only takes a few ingredients and less than 25 minutes. Enjoy this delicious chicken mixture with tortillas or serve it alone.
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