Cooking up a nice steak and not sure what sides to have with your steak? You’ve come to the right place!
We’ve compiled this list of great Side Dishes for Steak to help you out. You’ll find a huge variety of steak sides here, from veggies and salads to potato dishes, pastas and so much more steak side dish ideas!
You’ll never have to wonder “what to eat with steak?” again. No matter how you’re cooking or seasoning your steak, you’ll find a great steak sides to go along with it!
Go through all these great steak sides recipes, and find the perfect one for tonight! Have fun…
The 30 BEST Side Dishes for Steak
1. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Creamy, buttery, fluffy mash! Everybody’s favorite something you grew up on… that made-’em-a-million-times, tried and tested family affair. This time, try it with the slight little flavor twist of goat cheese.
2. Green Beans Almondine
Green Beans Almondine!! Doesn’t it sound fancy? Vibrant French style green beans tossed with brown butter, toasty almonds (that’s where almondine comes from), shallots, garlic and a squeeze of lemon to brighten it in the end.
3. Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions
This is a simple, super easy, speedy side dish… A classic from your grandma’s generation. Sweet peas slathered in creamy white sauce, sprinkled with pearl onions.
4. Cherry Tomato Gratin
This Cherry Tomato gratin is the newest star on your spread. It’s the perfect combination of easy, tasty and pretty. You’ll love love this beauty alongside your steak!
5. Balela Salad
Let us present you Balela deliciousness!! So colorful, so easy, so refreshing… This hearty colorful salad comes from many Middle Eastern countries and is bursting with flavors and textures. Chickpeas, black beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, parsley, mint… what’s not to like!!
6. Rainbow Pasta Salad
Make this colorful pasta for your next barbecue. You can’t get easier than this Rainbow Pasta Salad. We love the final touch of feta in there…
7. Lazy Sweet Potato Mash
This recipe is so easy to make, we call it lazy. Sometimes, it’s okay to be lazy, and if you need all the time you can get, then this one’s for you. The sweet potato is simply cooked in the microwave and mashed up, to make a dish that’s easy and delicious.
8. Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad with Pesto
Spring and summer demand colorful, light, refreshing salads. So here it is our Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad, but with major flavor bender… delicious basil pesto dressing.
9. Israeli Couscous Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette
This stunning Israeli Couscous Salad is light and fresh, yet at the same time so delicious. It’s very simple and full of crazy addictive flavors. Let’s make this pearled couscous popular, your family will love this salad!
Sufferin’ succotash! This classic American side dish goes back centuries. The main ingredients are corn kernels and lima beans, but regional variations include other vegetables and meats such as bacon or corned beef.
11. Chakalaka (South African Vegetable Dish)
Chakalaka! If your grilled steak needs a new sidekick, this famous South African vegetable dish is the answer!
12. Lebanese Batata Harra
Add an exotic twist to your everyday potatoes with this Lebanese delight. Packed full of flavors, if you love fresh herbs this batata harra may be your new favorite side dish.
13. Mediterranean Pasta
This Mediterranean Pasta is your new weeknight best friend. It’s super quick, like 20 minutes quick, and has great flavors the whole family will love.
With just a few simple ingredients, this easy side will be on the table in no time.
14. Zucchini Carrot Salad with Catalina Dressing
This zucchini carrot salad with catalina dressing recipe is delicious and unique. It’s covered with toasted almond slivers and fresh mint leaves, and it tastes great!
15. Mexican Street Corn Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Salad is going to be the new star at all of your cookouts and potlucks. It goes great with tacos, grilled meats, and so much more.
16. No Knead Bread
This artisan quality bread can happen very fast and is super duper simple. You end up with a thick crispy crust and a chewy center with big fat holes like sourdough! It’s very forgiving and only takes 3 minutes of active effort. Now that sounds unbelievable, right? Not so. Try it yourself today.
17. Macaroni Salad
Macaroni Salad is another one of the staple sides for fried fish.
This version is extra creamy and extra tangy. Make a big batch, and enjoy the leftovers for days!
18. Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
These healthy and tasty alternatives to your basic French fries are sweeping restaurants across the country. Now you can make them in your own home with this easy recipe!
19. Baked Mac and Cheese
This beautiful Baked Mac and Cheese is cheesy, creamy and topped with panko-parmesan crunch bits. The panko gets mixed with parmesan, butter, and paprika to make for a beautiful golden-brown bake. Classic side dish!
20. Lemon Garlic Asparagus
These addictive lemon garlic asparagus taste amazing, and take only about 10 minutes to make! They’re crispy on the outside, and full of tender lemon and garlic flavors and go wonderfully with steak.
21. The Best Potato Salad Recipe
The star of every potluck and BBQ party. You’ve got to have some Potato salad. Not just any potato salad, but something super creamy, crunchy and finger licking delicious.
22. Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
These soft and fluffy homemade Hawaiian Sweet Rolls are absolutely delicious! They have a tropical flavor from ginger, pineapple, and coconut. So YUMMM.
23. Panzanella Salad
Have you heard of Panzanella Salad? Meet this Italian classic. All you need is some great ripe tomatoes and some bread along with crunchy fresh cucumber. Finish it of with fresh basil and mozzarella and you end up with yummy Panzanella…
24. Baked Potatoes
Perhaps no side is more associated with steak than baked potatoes. This recipe will show you how to perfect them.
25. Grilled Zucchini
As you’re probably aware, grilling things is a great way to bring out the flavor, which is why we recommend this grilled zucchini. Zucchini is surprisingly versatile, and grilling it helps bring out all of its flavors. You can make it as a main dish or as a side.
26. Wedge Salad
How about this classic wedge salad. Fresh, crispy and delicious. This goes great with your favorite cut of steak.
27. Classic Dinner Rolls
These homemade Dinner Rolls are fluffy, soft and buttery. They require very little effort, and go great with any meal! This recipe will become one of your favorite go to steak sides.
28. Caesar Salad
No salad can get as simple as Caesar!! You can make homemade croutons and make it tad bit more special. The good dressing is the key for a good Caesar.
29. Potatoes au Gratin (Dauphinoise)
THIS is the crème de la crème of all potato recipes!! Also known as Dauphinoise Potatoes, this French classic is made with layers upon layers of finely sliced potatoes, cream, butter and cheese with a hint of fresh thyme.
30. Creamy Garlic Mushrooms
These Creamy Garlic Mushrooms are ridiculously easy to make, and are so versatile. Serve them as a party appetizer, or have them over steak, tossed with pasta, on pizza, or any other way you can think of!
So there you go, thirty great side dishes for steak. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 4 lbs potatoes
- 1.25 cups milk, warmed
- 4 Tbsp butter, melted
- 8 oz goat cheese
- 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
- Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
- Drain the potatoes and mash them by hand. Add in warm milk a little at a time, melted butter, goat cheese, salt and pepper and keep on mashing until smooth.
- Taste and season. Stir in parsley and add additional butter on top before serving.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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