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    What to Serve with Steak (30 BEST Sides)

    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.

    What to Serve with Steak

    1. Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

    Red wine mushroom sauce.

    This easy Red Wine Mushroom Sauce for Steak is the BEST! Tender mushrooms cook in a rich, herb infused wine sauce, which gets slightly thickened at the end for a velvety texture.

    Trust me, this easy mushroom wine sauce will take your steak night to the next level!

    Get the Recipe: Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

    2. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    3. Green Beans Almondine

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Green Beans Almondine

    4. Caesar Salad

    Caesar salad.

    If you want to master your salad game, this easy Caesar Salad recipe is a MUST!

    Perhaps the most famous and popular salad on the planet, Caesar is so simple, yet so tasty. All you need is lettuce, crotons, parm cheese, and an awesome dressing. So good!

    Get the Recipe: Caesar Salad

    5. Creamed Spinach

    Creamed spinach.

    This Creamed Spinach is going to be the new star of your side dish spread. It’s creamy, cheesy, and oh so comforting.

    With just a few simple ingredients you can easily whip up this recipe, which is so much better than store bought.

    Get the Recipe: Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

    6. Roasted Asparagus

    Roasted asparagus.

    These easy Roasted Asparagus are an essential veggie side dish you need in your repertoire. They’re the perfect accompaniment to filet mignon, and they’re so easy!

    While asparagus are great any way, be it steamed, blanched or sautéed, something special happens when you roast them. So good!

    Get the Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

    7. Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Creamed Peas

    8. Steak Fries

    Steak fries.

    These easy baked Steak Fries are a breeze to make, and go with just about anything. They may be the perfect side dish.

    You’ll love these tasty potato wedges, which are perfectly seasoned, then baked to crispy perfection.

    Get the Recipe: Steak Fries

    9. Greek Salad

    Greek salad.

    This traditional Greek Salad recipe, known to the locals as Horiatiki, is one of our summertime favorites!

    Crisp cucumbers, sweet cherry tomatoes, red onions, briny olives and capers, creamy feta, and a simple herb dressing. That’s all it takes. And the results are top notch.

    Get the Recipe: Greek Salad

    10. Roasted Broccoli

    roasted broccoli

    This easy oven Roasted Broccoli recipe is going to boost your side dish game big time! It’s tender and perfectly seasoned, and that little bit of caramelization takes it over the top.

    Just fresh broccoli, a little olive oil, and some simple seasonings are all you need. And it’s super versatile, and can go with just about anything.

    Get the Recipe: Roasted Broccoli

    11. Cherry Tomato Gratin

    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!

    Get the Recipe: Tomato Gratin

    12. Balela Salad

    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!!

    Get the Recipe: Balela Salad

    13. Rainbow Pasta Salad

    closeup of 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…

    Get the Recipe: Rainbow Pasta Salad

    14. Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    side view of lazy sweet potato mash in a metal bowl with rosemary and chopped pecans

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    15. 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.

    Get the Recipe: Cucumber Tomato Salad

    16. Israeli Couscous Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

    israeli couscous salad on a blue platter

    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!

    Get the Recipe: Israeli Couscous Salad

    17. Roasted Baby Potatoes

    Roasted baby potatoes.

    Oven Roasted Baby Potatoes take next to no effort, and are the ideal side dish for just about anything.

    Tossed with olive oil and fresh herbs, you can have these easy potatoes are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and seasoned to perfection!

    Get the Recipe: Roasted Baby Potatoes

    18. Wedge Salad

    Wedge salad.

    This Wedge Salad recipe is a real classic, and for good reason!

    Bright, crispy lettuce, homemade blue cheese dressing, sweet cherry tomatoes, and don’t you dare forget the bacon!

    It’s the perfect side dish for a huge variety of mains, and it’s one of the easiest salads you’ll ever make.

    Get the Recipe: Wedge Salad

    19. Succotash

    Bowl of succotash.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Succotash

    20. Chakalaka (South African Vegetable Dish)


    Chakalaka! If your grilled steak needs a new sidekick, this famous South African vegetable dish is the answer!

    Get the Recipe: Chakalaka

    21. Lebanese Batata Harra

    batata harra in a red bowl

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Batata Harra

    22. 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.

    Get the Recipe: Mediterranean Pasta

    23. Mexican Street Corn Salad

    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.

    Get the Recipe

    24. No Knead Bread

    miracle 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.

    Get the Recipe: No Knead Bread

    25. Macaroni Salad

    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!

    Get the Recipe: Macaroni Salad

    26. Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    pile of 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!

    Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

    27. 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!

    Get the Recipe@ momontimeout

    28. 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!

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    29. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    30. Baked Potatoes

    Perhaps no side is more associated with steak than baked potatoes. This recipe will show you how to perfect them.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    So there you go, thirty great side dishes for steak. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    What to Serve with Steak (30 BEST Sides)

    This collection of easy Sides for Steak will give you so many great accompaniments for your favorite cut if meat! We love this easy goat cheese mashed potatoes:


    • 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


    1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
    2. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
    3. 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.
    4. Taste and season. Stir in parsley and add additional butter on top before serving.


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