12 Sides to Serve with Steak
Iceberg Wedges with Creamy Blue-Cheese Dressing
A classic salad to accompany a good steak. Revel in the conrast and complexity of the rich blue-cheese dressing against the crunch of the iceberg.
Caramelized Pears and Red Onions
The deep, mellow sweetness of this dish plays right into the meaty, umaminess of a rich steak dinner.
Creamed Swiss Chard
Swiss chard swaps in for the typical spinach in this dish, giving this creamy classic side a more distinctive chew.
Parker House Rolls
These buttery classics are a delicious throwback to the steak dinners of yore.
Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots
For a nice, light accompaniment to steak nothing beats the fresh crunch of green beans. The addition of caramelized shallots adds a touch of decadence.
Big Martha's Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese
Cream cheese is the secret ingredient in Martha's mother's mashed potatoes, another classic side for a steak.
Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter
Pair your steak with this simple side for a light, bright yet flavor-packed finish.
Beefsteak Tomato Salad
Pull this fuss-free salad together in 15 minutes. The bold and bright flavors are just right for balancing the richness of steak.
Baked Potatoes with Sauteed Mushrooms and Yogurt
Mushrooms and yogurt mingle with the fluffy potato flesh for a side that's light yet satisfying.
Tomatoes and Peppers Stuffed with Basmati Rice and Kale
Spices, aromatics, dried fruit, and nuts bake together for a nutrient-rich and earthy side accompaniment to steak.
Green Bean and Yellow Pepper Salad
Crisp and colorful, this refreshing salad has a bite thanks to thinly sliced red onion and red-wine vinegar.
There's an underlying sweetness shared by the polenta and peppers in this side that enhances the savory lusciousness of a well seared steak.