Few entrees are as iconic or captivating as a beautifully prepared steak, and even fewer are as versatile in terms of potential side dish pairings. With a classic dish like the steak, it’s hard to go wrong with the traditional protein, starch, and vegetable combo, but there are plenty of other options for the home cook to go down when it comes to making dinner.
Flip through the gallery below for a variety of sides that you can’t go wrong with when preparing steak.
Perfect Baked Potatoes
The perfect baked potato can provide a surprisingly healthy and beneficial starch to your meal. Just don’t overdo it on the toppings! Or do. I’m not the health police. You do you! [RECIPE]
Compound butter is simple to make and will add an entirely new dimension of flavor to your steaks, elevating them to infinity and beyond! [RECIPE]
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Growing up, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll hate brussels sprouts–believe me, I was no exception. But it turns out that you can make some seriously delicious brussels sprouts (and carrots, and broccoli, and more) by roasting them in the oven. Give it a shot and you won’t regret it! [RECIPE]
A rice pilaf is a simple, versatile dish that can be adapted to a variety of main courses. Basically, you cook up rice in some stock with some spices and you’re good to go. Couldn’t be simpler! [RECIPE]
Roasted Garlic Macaroni and Cheese
This one will take you a little while longer, but results in a rich and creamy mac and cheese that will make you never want to reach for Kraft again. [RECIPE]
Soft and Fluffy Pillow Rolls
Picture the softest, fluffiest, most delicious dinner rolls you’ve ever had. Now replace those phantom rolls in your memory with these very real rolls and never think about them again. [RECIPE]