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What To Serve With Tacos

Ideas for taco side dishes. This list of 20 taco side dish recipes plus this recipe for easy elote style corn on the cob.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: taco side dish
Servings: 4
Calories: 201kcal
Author: Heather


  • 4 corn on the cob husk removed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 teaspoon Tajin seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • lime juice


  • Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Place corn in the boiling water and let cook for 5-6 minutes.
  • Carefully remove corn from the water and set on a plate to slightly cool.
  • Mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, and salt. Brush the mixture over each ear of corn.
  • Top with Tajin seasoning to your liking. Next, sprinkle cheese on top. Add a splash of lime juice and serve.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 267IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg