30 Easy Side Dishes for Steak

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Find 30 of the BEST side dishes for steak in this incredible guide! If you’re wondering what to serve with steak, you’re in the right place.

From potatoes, to roasted vegetables, salads, breads and more, there’s something for everyone here!

The beauty of steak is that it’s actually quite simple to make. Who can argue with something that’s so delicious to eat, but effortless to cook? Luckily, these side dishes are no different!

A single BBQ baked potato on a white plate, topped with butter and sour cream.

Steak is the quintessential dinner to make when you want an elevated meal. It’s delicious, protein-packed, and easy to make and serve.

There’s so much to love about a steak dinner, but let’s not forget all the delicious options to serve alongside it! Sometimes it’s easy to grab steak at the store, without thinking your side dishes through.

For a complete meal, you’ll need a couple fabulous options to go with that juicy steak! Today’s round-up covers all your bases, from potatoes to veggies and everything in between. Whether you’re indulging or trying to eat a little cleaner, we’ve got you covered.

Side Dishes for Steak

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White bowl with sauteed brussel sprouts, blue linen napkin to the side.

We’re breaking this post into categories for ease. You’ll find the best potato sides, then veggies, salads, and breads. We will cover all the classics and throw in a few less expected items for good measure!

Let’s throw some steak on the grill (or in the oven) and get started! These easy side dishes for steak are going to take your dinner to the next level.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the classic steak side dishes?

Most classic steakhouses will serve options like baked potatoes and mashed potatoes with their steak entrees. Of course you can round out the meal with a leafy green salad or vegetables like broccoli, asparagus or green beans!

What salad goes well with steak?

A wedge salad is the ultimate steakhouse classic! Serve it simply, with my incredible homemade ranch and crumbles of blue cheese and bacon for a truly timeless salad.

Potato Sides for Steak

Grilled Baked Potatoes

These grilled baked potatoes are such an incredible side dish for all your summer grilling adventures! Baked potatoes on the grill are so much better than your oven – they have a perfectly moist, soft and fluffy interior but are incredibly crispy and salty on the outside.

grilled baked potatoes sliced open and placed on a white plate.
Caramelized Shallot Mashed Potatoes

Mix up your mashed potatoes for the holidays with this easy Caramelized Shallot Mashed Potatoes recipe! They’re so flavorful you’ll never want basic mashed potatoes again!

caramelized onion mashed potatoes
Grilled Sweet Potatoes

These quick and easy grilled sweet potatoes in foil make an excellent side dish for all your favorite barbeque entrees! They are healthy, savory and so easy to customize to every individual’s tastes.

A grilled sweet potato on a white plate, gold fork to the side.
Healthy Sweet Potato Fries

Skip the deep fryer with these Healthy Sweet Potato Fries, ready in less than 30 minutes. If you love sweet potatoes, these Gourmet Fries will blow you away!

healthy sweet potato fries in a bowl
Loaded Smashed Red Potatoes 

Smashed Red Potatoes make the perfect burger side dish or party appetizer to serve a crowd. These pretty little potatoes are so good, and perfect for entertaining, any time of year! Don’t skip these classic garlic smashed potatoes, too!

smashed red potatoes recipe
Gratin Dauphinois

Gratin Dauphinois is a traditional French casserole made with thinly sliced potatoes, cream and gruyere. It’s an incredibly luxurious and indulgent potato bake side dish!

Sure to impress your dinner guests, this potatoes dauphinois recipe is easy enough for a weeknight but delightfully special for an upscale dinner.

A white oval Staub baker filled with Gratin Dauphinoise potato bake.
Easy Oven Baked Gourmet Fries

These gourmet fries are so good, you’ll make them again and again! Dip them in this easy Truffle Aioli and your life will change for the better.

fries in a white bowl
Potato Gratin Stacks

Potatoes Au Gratin in easy to serve stacks! This recipe is everything you love about potato gratin made with thinly sliced potatoes, cream and gruyere – plus it’s delicious little individual servings.

Individual stacks of potatoes au gratin on a white platter with touches of fresh thyme for garnish.

Vegetable Sides for Steak

Low Carb Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

An easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes recipe is all you need to replace carbs with veggies. It’s so simple and absolutely delicious. With a few tips and tricks (shh…it’s cream cheese!) along the way, no one will ever know it’s mashed cauliflower!

cauliflower mashed potatoes with rosemary in a white platter with gold spoon
Crispy Brussel Sprouts 

This Crispy Brussel Sprouts Recipe is bursting with flavor! Brussel Sprouts with pancetta and shallots are sautéed into a fragrant, textural side dish that make them one of the BEST side dishes for steak!

White bowl with sauteed brussel sprouts, blue linen napkin to the side.
Grilled Green Beans

Meet your new favorite healthy summer side dish! These grilled green beans are perfectly crisp, yet tender and charred just the right amount. They are the best accompaniment to any of your favorite grilled or baked entrees.

A white oval serving dish, filled with grilled green beans, blue linen towel to the side.
Roasted Mushrooms

These are a low carb, low fat side dish that also double as a great topping for your burgers!

oven roasted mushrooms with garlic
Italian Vegetables

Served alongside any of your favorite dinner entrees, Italian Vegetables are seasoned and oven-roasted to perfection. Italian Roasted Vegetables are rustic, simple and so beautiful to serve! 

Ivory oval ceramic bowl filled with roasted Italian vegetables, gold serving spoon to the side. #italianvegetables #roasteditalianvegetables
Cheesy Corn

Creamy corn casserole made with cream cheese – this cheesy corn doubles as a dip! It’s a classic side dish that is perfect for parties as a dip or a family-friendly side dish.

corn casserole in casserole dish
Firehouse Green Beans With Bacon

Step aside green bean casserole, Green beans with Bacon are an easy, last-minute side dish for holidays with the best blend of garlic, parmesan and bacon that will have green bean haters begging for the recipe!

Made in less than 10 minutes with just a handful of ingredients.

Firehouse Green Beans With Bacon
Baked Artichokes

Baked Artichoke is one of the easiest side dishes and ways to get your veggies in! These roasted artichoke are so delicious on it’s own or tossed into a salad. It’s not only delicious, but a good source of fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin K!

roasted artichoke
Seasoned Green Beans

Learn about the best seasonings for green beans, and how to make the most incredible seasoned green beans as the ultimate side dish!

A white bowl full of seasoned green beans, gold fork for serving.

Best Salads for Steak

Simple Spring Salad Mix

This spring salad mix is the perfect summer salad to take with you to picnics and pot lucks. Full of vibrant fruits, pecans and cheese, you can prep the salad at home and whip up some vinaigrette and have a fresh, easy-to-transport salad.

A white bowl full of a fresh pot luck salad, wooden spoons to the side..
Arugula Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

This is an easy and refreshing recipe for an arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette. This simple salad is so perfect for the warmer weather, and is perfect to serve as a simple side or appetizer.

arugula salad recipe on white plate with parmesan and lemon vinaigrette
Roasted Beet Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

This roasted beet salad is not only gorgeous to serve, it’s more delicious with each and every bite! Loaded with incredibly tender roasted root veggies, it’s a restaurant level salad you’re going to absolutely crave!

A white plate full of an easy beet salad recipe, topped with sliced jicama, dried figs, and roasted golden beets.
Amazing Italian Salad With Italian Dressing

A simple Italian Salad recipe, St. Louis style. Mix up this delicious, memorable salad with fresh and flavorful Italian Dressing in less than 10 minutes!

This Italian Salad is filled with crisp lettuce, red onion, artichokes, pimentos and grated parmesan to ensure each bite is perfectly covered in Italian Salad Dressing.

an italian salad in a white bowl
Handheld Endive Salad

This easy endive appetizer is everything you crave for entertaining! It’s healthy, gorgeous, and simply bursting with fresh flavor. Bonus? Endive lettuce is naturally so easy to hold… your guests will keep coming back for more!

Individual endive appetizers on a white platter.
Insalata Mista

A light and refreshing classic Insalata Mista with shaved parmesan, grape tomatoes, and pine nuts tossed in a delcious balsamic vinaigrette. This mixed salad goes great with just about every entree!

White plate filled with instalata mista mixed salad.
Easy Pear Salad Recipe With Walnuts

An easy Pear Salad Recipe with candied walnuts and gorgonzola is all you need to accent any fabulous protein entrée.

Tossed in a homemade white wine vinaigrette, this fruit and nut salad is simple, crisp and irresistible.

pear and walnut salad with gorgonzola on a silver platter

Breads to Serve with Steak

Much like your favorite high end steakhouse, the bread can be a big part of the meal! One of the most classic side dishes for steak is traditional, delicious and comforting bread.

30 Minute Dinner Rolls

These homemade dinner rolls are soft, fluffy, buttery and quite simply irresistible. The best part? This homemade dinner roll recipe is truly ready in around 30 minutes, start to finish.

How to make dinner rolls in just 30 minutes
Artisan Bread

A quick and easy artisan homemade bread recipe that is adaptable. It’s perfect for smothering in butter, dipping in oil, or slicing for sandwiches. This homemade bread is moist on the inside, crusty on the outside, and full of flavor!

Marble surface with a loaf of homemade rosemary olive oil bread, knife to the side.

Homemade Cornbread

Crispy homemade cornbread topped with an incredible maple butter an easy sweet and savory cornbread. It’s a side dish that everyone will love! Simple to make, it’s on the table in just 30 minutes and serves beautifully with any classic dinner!

homemade cornbread recipe with maple butter
Cornbread Muffins

These easy cornbread muffins are made with jalapeno cheddar for a real pop of flavor. They are so quick and easy to make, you can make them from scratch in less time than it takes to preheat the oven.

Amazing Cornbread recipe & tips for hosting a pot luck party
Cheddar Beer Bread

It’s amazing on its own or served with Honey Butter. Speaking of honey, if you haven’t tried my classic honey beer bread recipe, you have to start now! It’s foolproof- no yeast required! Slather it with a little honey butter and you’re golden. Literally!

cheddar beer bread recipe on julieblanner.com

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The Best Steak Recipes

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Side Dishes for Steak

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 20 mins

Total Time 30 mins

Find 30 of the BEST side dishes for steak in this incredible guide! If you’re wondering what to serve with steak, you’re in the right place.

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Instructions

  • Select your favorite recipes, or try one from each category!

  • Organize all the requested ingredients, and print each recipe card to get organized.

  • Prep and serve your sides – most are done in under 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 211kcal (11%), Carbohydrates: 49g (16%), Protein: 4g (8%), Fat: 1g (2%), Saturated Fat: 1g (5%), Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 1g, Sodium: 154mg (6%), Potassium: 769mg (22%), Fiber: 7g (28%), Sugar: 10g (11%), Vitamin A: 32063IU (641%), Vitamin C: 5mg (6%), Calcium: 81mg (8%), Iron: 2mg (11%)











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