Mexican cuisine has some of the tastiest and most exciting foods out there. From spicy fajitas to crunchy tacos and everything in between, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Not only are there some yummy meaty options, but there are also some truly delicious veggie dishes that simply cannot be ignored. Join your local foodies as we explore some of the best vegetarian side dishes to add to your next Mexican food fest.
1. Veggie Tacos from Clinton St Baking Company
The humble taco is probably one of the most famous Mexican foods out there, so we can't leave out the delicious Veggie Tacos served over at the Clinton St Baking Company. They serve an eclectic mix of world cuisines and street foods and their veggie tacos are probably some of the best in town. They are served with delicious veggies such as roasted bell peppers, grilled zucchini, sautéed mushrooms, shavings of red onion, pico do gallo, radish, avocado and topped with spicy jalapeno sour cream. They are a great addition to your meal and are tasty enough for you to keep coming back for more.
2. Mexicali Salad from Taqado Mexican Kitchen
If you are looking for a low fat and healthy option to go with your meal, then be sure to try the Mexicali Salad from Taqado Mexican Kitchen. This dish is low in carbs but still high in flavour as it is served with a romaine lettuce base and a Taqado dressing, your own choice of filling, and beans, salsa and any extras you may want. It is a great side to any dish served at Taqado, or just a great light lunch option!
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3. Jalapenos Locas from LOCA
If you love a bit of spice in your dish then the Jalapenos Locas over at LOCA are just the side for you. These spicy jalapenos are rolled in crunchy crushed tortillas and filled with creamy oaxaca cheese. They are the perfect starter or side and they are so good you'll wish you could find them in every restaurant!
4. Maria Guacamole, Maria Bonita
We can't very well have a list of the best Mexican sides and not include some guacamole, so make sure you check out the Maria Guacamole over at Maria Bonita. This famous homemade guacamole is one of their most popular dishes and is made with 100% fresh avocados, tomatoes, onions and cilantro for a fresh and tasty side dish you won't be able to stop dipping into. Just make sure to save room for the main!
So, whether you're a vegetarian or just a lover of all things veggie, there is no need to miss out on the delicious flavours of Mexican food in Dubai. These side dishes perfectly capture just how yummy Mexican veggie dishes can be, so be sure to pick yourself up some of these treats next time you feel a craving for some Latin American flavours.
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