You've got the perfectly grilled steaks ready, now what? The sides you choose are just as important for a stellar steak dinner.
Don’t lose this recipe! Enter your email below and we will email this recipe to you, plus more yummy recipes weekly.
With the right complementary dishes, your steak will become the star of a five-star, restaurant-worthy feast. So bring on the butter, sour cream, quality olive oil and sparkling wine. It's time to transform an average steak night into an extraordinary culinary experience you won't soon forget!
- Best Side Dishes to Serve with Steak
- 1. Fried Green Tomatoes
- 2. Smashed Brussels Sprouts
- 3. Cream of Asparagus Soup
- 4. Green Beans with Pine Nuts
- 5. Cheesy Creamy Mashed Potatoes
- 6. Asian Ramen Noodle Salad
- 7. Honey Roasted Vegetables
- 8. Tex Mex Egg Rolls
- 9. Gourmet Au Gratin Potatoes
- 10. Beet Greens
- 11. Classic Wedge Salad
- 12. Mac and Cheese
- 13. Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
- 14. Twice Baked Potato
- 15. Sweet Potato Fries
- 16. Roasted Asparagus
- 17. Air Fryer Cauliflower
- 18. Garlic Bread
- 19. Kale Caesar Salad
- 20. Scalloped Potatoes
- 21. Ranch Potato Salad
- 22. French Onion Smashed Potatoes
- 23. Cherry Tomato Couscous Salad
- 24. Crispy Broccoli Chips
- More of the Best Side Dishes for Steak
- 25. Instant Pot Rice
- 26. Orzo Pasta Salad
- 27. Arugula Salad with Apple and Pecan
- 28. Sauteed Kale with Garlic and Olive Oil
- 29. Sour Cream and Chive Noodles
- 30. Roasted Eggplant with Balsamic Vinegar and Basil
- 31. Canned Artichoke Hearts with Parmesan Breadcrumb Topping
- 32. Soft Dinner Rolls
- 33. Creamed Spinach
- 34. Mushroom Risotto
- 35. Caramelized Onion Tart
- 36. Parmesan Truffle Fries
- 37. Roasted Vegetable Galette
- 38. Spinach and Mushroom Polenta Pie
- 39. Blue Cheese Coleslaw
- 40. Pesto Cavatappi
- 41. Avocado Salad
- 42. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
- 43. Onion Rings
- 44. Wild Rice Pilaf
- 45. Cornbread Muffins
- 46. Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms
- 47. Butternut Squash Soup
- 48. Corn Pudding
- 49. Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage
- 50. Avocado Mango Salad
- 51. Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks
- 52. Black Bean Bake
- 53. Grilled Potato Salad
- 54. Broccoli Cheese Casserole
- 55. Teriyaki Glazed Green Beans
- 56. Cauliflower Bites
- 57. Green Olive, Walnut, and Pomegranate Salad
- 58. Pineapple Fried Rice
- 59. Southern Baked Beans
- 60. Sesame Ginger Snap Peas
- 61. Charred Corn with Miso Butter
- 🍱 More Recipes To Explore
- Dessert Recipes
- 📖 Recipe
- 👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Best Side Dishes to Serve with Steak
1. Fried Green Tomatoes
With just a few easily accessible ingredients like green tomatoes, buttermilk, and a seasoned cornmeal coating, you can create a side dish to serve with steak.
2. Smashed Brussels Sprouts
If you're on the lookout for the best side dishes for steak, don't hesitate to give this brussels sprouts recipe a go. The earthiness of the sprouts, combined with the charred goodness of your steak will give you the perfect bite every time.
3. Cream of Asparagus Soup
This soup is the perfect side for steak dinner because it uses simple and fresh ingredients, letting the natural flavors of asparagus shine through.
4. Green Beans with Pine Nuts
The elegant presentation of this easy side dish makes it an excellent choice for holiday dinners or potluck gatherings.
5. Cheesy Creamy Mashed Potatoes
These delicious mashed potatoes has the right amount of creaminess and cheesiness. The recipe takes the classic mashed potatoes up a notch by incorporating a generous amount of cheese, giving them an indulgent flavor that goes well with any steak side dish.
6. Asian Ramen Noodle Salad
You should definitely give this a try—it's the perfect side dish! This recipe is a twist on traditional ramen, combining the crunchiness of ramen noodles with the earthy flavor of Brussels sprouts.
7. Honey Roasted Vegetables
The glaze of this vegetable side dish not only enhances the natural sweetness but also adds a nice stickiness that will keep you reaching for more.
8. Tex Mex Egg Rolls
Picture a perfect blend of Texan and Mexican flavors wrapped up in a crispy egg roll shell – it's a taste sensation that you won't want to miss!
9. Gourmet Au Gratin Potatoes
You won't resist the creaminess of these potatoes au gratin. The cream sauce, made with a perfect blend of heavy cream and milk, blankets the potatoes, transforming them into a velvety delight.
10. Beet Greens
The robust flavors of the greens complement the savory richness of steak, giving you a dining experience that feels like a gourmet steakhouse right in the comfort of your home.
11. Classic Wedge Salad
The creamy blue cheese dressing of this recipe is a decadent complement to the freshness of the lettuce, making it an ideal partner for grilled steak.
12. Mac and Cheese
You go wrong with macaroni and cheese, Why? One of the highlights of this recipe is the use of evaporated milk, which adds a luscious creaminess without making the dish overly heavy.
13. Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
What sets this corn cobs on the side recipe apart is the convenience. Imagine coming home to the aroma of perfectly cooked corn after a busy day – that's the beauty of using the slow cooker.
14. Twice Baked Potato
By baking the potatoes not just once, but twice, you achieve a perfect combination of a crispy outer skin and a creamy, fluffy interior with this twice-baked potato recipe.
15. Sweet Potato Fries
If you're looking for a different take on a classic steak dish, you must try these crunchy fries. Whether you're a fan of fried or baked sweet potato fries, this recipe has got you covered, offering a balance between a satisfying crunch and the wholesome goodness of sweet potatoes.
16. Roasted Asparagus
Roasting the asparagus brings out its natural sweetness and aroma and gives it a slightly crispy texture that goes well with steak.
17. Air Fryer Cauliflower
This easy air fryer cauliflower recipe transforms this humble veggie into a crispy, golden delight, with a texture that's hard to resist. It's a healthier alternative to traditional cooking methods since it uses minimal oil but still delivers the flavor and crunch.
18. Garlic Bread
You should definitely try this garlic bread recipe because it promises to be a delicious side , with crispy bread slices infused with the rich aroma of garlic, melted butter, and aromatic herbs.
19. Kale Caesar Salad
If you've been looking to switch up your game and add a hearty dose of vitamins and minerals to your diet, this refreshing salad is the perfect choice.
20. Scalloped Potatoes
The thinly sliced potatoes that are layered to perfection are bound to become a staple in your recipe repertoire. The heavy cream, garlic, and a medley of spices gives this potato side dish a creamy and piquant taste.
21. Ranch Potato Salad
You simply boil the potatoes until fork-tender, then mix them with a generous amount of ranch dressing and sprinkle your favorite herbs and seasonings. The result? A creamy, dreamy texture that's addictive.
22. French Onion Smashed Potatoes
Think of the comforting creaminess of mashed potatoes combined with the deep, savory notes of French onion – it's a match made in heaven. You can also whip up this side dish to go with a delicious steak without any fuss.
23. Cherry Tomato Couscous Salad
The flavors from the lemony vinaigrette ties everything together, providing a zesty kick that matches the natural sweetness of the veggies in this refreshing side dish.
24. Crispy Broccoli Chips
Level up your snack time with this recipe's crunch, umami flavors, and the joy of turning a simple vegetable into a snack sensation.
More of the Best Side Dishes for Steak
25. Instant Pot Rice
No more worrying about soggy or undercooked rice – this recipe takes the guesswork out of the equation and gives you the fluffiness you've always wanted.
26. Orzo Pasta Salad
The orzo, cooked to perfection, forms the ideal base for the ingredients. The colors from cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and green onions enhances the visual and flavor appeal, making the dish among the steak side dish recipes to try.
27. Arugula Salad with Apple and Pecan
Why is this arugula side dish to pair for steak night? The peppery arugula adds a refreshing bite, the sweetness of the apple slices brings natural sweetness, and the pecans give this side a nutty crunch and a hint of earthiness.
28. Sauteed Kale with Garlic and Olive Oil
Beyond its ease of preparation, this sautéed kale offers health benefits, providing you essential vitamins and nutrients. The garlic and olive oil give additional layers of goodness to this simple side for juicy steak.
29. Sour Cream and Chive Noodles
Whether you're grilling, pan-searing, or oven-roasting your steak, these noodles will match your steak recipes flawlessly. The creamy and tangy profile of the dish is a counterbalances to the flavors of steak.
30. Roasted Eggplant with Balsamic Vinegar and Basil
The eggplant is expertly roasted in the oven, bringing out its rich and savory essence. The process of roasting enhances the veggie's natural sweetness while giving it a wonderfully smoky undertone.
31. Canned Artichoke Hearts with Parmesan Breadcrumb Topping
The artichoke hearts with Parmesan, parsley, garlic, and breadcrumbs are versatile enough to accompany a range of main dishes, but they truly shine as a flavorful side for your favorite steak.
32. Soft Dinner Rolls
The taste of these dinner rolls is nothing short of heavenly. The golden brown crust gives way to a soft and fluffy interior, making each bite a moment of pure indulgence.
33. Creamed Spinach
The fresh spinach, creamy textures, and a hint of nutmeg creates a simple dish that's not only easy to prepare but also a yummy addition to any meal.
34. Mushroom Risotto
This amazing side is a fantastic way to showcase the versatility of plant-based ingredients. The umami-packed mushrooms add depth to the dish, while the Arborio rice becomes perfectly creamy as it absorbs the vegetable broth.
35. Caramelized Onion Tart
As you sink your teeth into the flaky, golden crust, you'll discover a rich bed of slowly cooked onions blanketed in the creme fraiche.
36. Parmesan Truffle Fries
Enjoy the combination of crunchy fries, nutty Parmesan, and truffle flavor all in one bite with these truffle fries.
37. Roasted Vegetable Galette
With crisp flaky layers and vegetable fillings, each bite will make you glad you decided to get creative in the kitchen and whip up this wonderful galette.
38. Spinach and Mushroom Polenta Pie
The creamy polenta serves as a comforting layer that ties the whole pie together. The addition of garlic, thyme, and nutritional yeast elevates the dish to a new umami and savory level.
39. Blue Cheese Coleslaw
The coleslaw has a nice mix of textures - the tender spinach, meaty mushrooms, soft polenta, and almond parmesan topping.
40. Pesto Cavatappi
The basil pesto and heavy cream in the recipe adds a wonderful texture and taste to the pasta.
41. Avocado Salad
The creamy texture of avocados combined with the zesty kick of the garlic anchovy vinaigrette provides a tasty and healthy option that's both keto and Whole30-friendly.
42. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
This creamy and smoky roasted red pepper hummus would make a fantastic addition to your next dinner party. The sweet, rich flavor of the peppers balanced by the chickpeas and tahini will have your guests begging for the recipe.
43. Onion Rings
Making the best onion rings come out of your kitchen is easier than you think with this recipe's simple batter technique.
44. Wild Rice Pilaf
You will love the texture and flavor that wild rice adds to this dish. It has a pleasantly chewy bite and a subtle, earthy taste that complements the sautéed vegetables perfectly.
45. Cornbread Muffins
Rather than relying solely on white flour and cornmeal, these muffins use a blend of whole wheat flour and cornmeal to add more fiber and nutrients.
46. Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms
The garlic adds a savory depth, the spinach brings a subtle bitterness, and the feta contributes a creamy and tangy twist. The breadcrumbs help bind the dish together.
47. Butternut Squash Soup
The aroma and flavor of this soup will transport you straight into cozy autumn. The hints of garlic, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and cayenne pepper will give this healthy soup lots of warmth and flavor that you'll enjoy all season long.
48. Corn Pudding
The process of browning the butter adds an extra layer of complexity to the dish, creating a depth of flavor that elevates the entire corn pudding experience.
49. Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage
Finish off your plate with grated Parmesan (or a vegetarian Italian-style hard cheese for a vegetarian option) and black pepper for an extra layer of savory goodness when you create this gnocchi recipe.
50. Avocado Mango Salad
The key ingredients that make this side salad include ripe avocados, mangoes, cherry tomatoes, red onions, and fresh cilantro. It is then generously drizzled with a lime dressing, adding a refreshing citrus kick to the mix.
51. Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks
The golden-brown hue of the crispy coating is a feast for your eyes, making it a dish that's as pleasing to look at as it is to eat.
52. Black Bean Bake
With a combination of garlic, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes, and cumin, you'll enjoy this black bean bake's aromatic spices.
53. Grilled Potato Salad
The horseradish sauce brings a bold and zesty kick to the dish, perfectly complementing the earthy notes of the grilled potatoes in this salad.
54. Broccoli Cheese Casserole
The melding of broccoli and cheese is a classic combination that appeals to a wide range of tastes. The creaminess from the cheddar cheese and mushroom soup makes it a dish that's likely to please both kids and adults alike.
55. Teriyaki Glazed Green Beans
The soy sauce contributes a rich umami taste, the honey adds sweetness, and the garlic and ginger bring depth and warmth to this green bean dish.
56. Cauliflower Bites
When you bite into them, you'll love the crispy, herbaceous exterior against the tender, mild interior of the cauliflower.
57. Green Olive, Walnut, and Pomegranate Salad
The coarsely chopped olives and walnuts provide a satisfying crunch, while the pomegranate seeds add a burst of juiciness.
58. Pineapple Fried Rice
Cooking this rice dish is quick and uncomplicated. You just need to start with cooked rice and chop up the vegetables and pineapple. Then it's just a matter of cooking everything together in one pan.
59. Southern Baked Beans
The Worcestershire sauce enhances the savoriness, and the trio of dark brown sugar, ketchup, and yellow mustard introduces sweetness and tanginess. The ingredients promise a mouthwatering experience that captures the essence of Southern comfort food.
60. Sesame Ginger Snap Peas
These green pods bring color to your plate and a refreshing and slightly sweet taste, making them a side dish that's a perfect balance of health and indulgence.
61. Charred Corn with Miso Butter
The charred corn's smoky sweetness and the umami richness of miso butter will let you savor unique and delectable flavors.
🍱 More Recipes To Explore
Don’t lose this recipe! Enter your email below and we will email this recipe to you, plus more yummy recipes weekly.
Side Dishes to Serve with Steak
There is more to a recipe than just the recipe card. Frequently Asked Questions within the blog post that you may find helpful. Simply scroll back up to read them!
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Smashed Brussels Sprouts
- Cream of Asparagus Soup
- Green Beans with Pine Nuts
- Cheesy Creamy Mashed Potatoes
- Asian Ramen Noodle Salad
- Honey Roasted Vegetables
- Tex Mex Egg Rolls
- Gourmet Au Gratin Potatoes
- Beet Greens
- Classic Wedge Salad
- Mac and Cheese
- Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
- Twice Baked Potato
- Sweet Potato Fries
- Choose your favorite recipe.
- Gather the ingredients.
- Make the recipe according to the recipe instructions.
Nutritional facts are estimates and are provided as a courtesy to the reader. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. Nutritional values are calculated via a third party. Changing ingredients, amounts or cooking technique will alter the estimated nutritional calculations.
👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 14 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.