- Wedge Salad
There is no perfect starter for a steak like the traditional wedge salad. The major components of a classic wedge salad include bacon, tomato, iceberg lettuce, and homemade blue cheese dressing. It is one of the commonly ordered menu items in steakhouse restaurants. Not only is it a healthy alternative but also creamy and tasty when served alongside chopped steak.
- White-Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes
Scalloped potatoes topped which cheese complements any main dishes you have for dinner.
Its creamy and flavorful appearance spikes interest and feels perfect with chopped tender steak. The recipe for this delicious side dish has evolved over the years. However, adding ham, thyme, and sour cream can create a rich, saucy side dish to serve with steak.
- Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms
A combination of Brussels sprouts and mushrooms can make an amazing side dish to accompany the chopped steak. The mushrooms are cooked up in bacon fat with lots of garlic while Brussels sprouts get roasted. Next, add pepper, salt, red wine to the mushrooms and top them up with a generous heavy cream. Allow it to cook down before tossing in the Brussels sprouts and plenty of bacon.
- Sweet Potato Fries
Consider baked sweet potato fries if you are looking for a healthy alternative to accompany your chopped steak. Not only are they rich in vitamins but also delicious and low in fat. Sweet potato fries can add many flavors to your steak with just a sprinkling of salt and pepper. You can make this side dish more gourmet by adding paprika and dried cumin for an extra punch of flavor.
- Macaroni (Mac) and Cheese
Every great steakhouse has cheese and macaroni on the menu. A combination of soft noodles, creamy sauce, and sharp cheese flavor makes the perfect contrast to your mouth-watering, chewy, meaty entrée. Top your macaroni and cheese with crunchy breadcrumbs and smoky bits of bacon to add more textures and flavor. Maximize the cheesy flavor using a sharp cheddar, aged cheddar, or both.
- Fennel and Red Cabbage Coleslaw
This side dish is fresh, tangy, and cool to serve alongside chopped steak. Consider a mix of carrots, shallots, fennel, cabbage, and mayonnaise for a complimentary dish that is sure to liven up your plate. This coleslaw is one of the easiest side dishes to make on this list and goes fantastically with grilled or chopped steak.
There are endless options in terms of delectable sauces that give a divine taste to cooked meat. For instance, the classic Chimichurri is a South American sauce that brings a fresh combination of color and flavor to your main course meal. It is made with chopped parsley, shallots, and garlic. You can also go with the classic French sauce, Bearnaise that offers subtle tastes of tarragon and vinegar.
- Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Homemade beer-battered onion rings add a hot, crunch, and salty snack to your chopped steak. They are an easy treat made up of thick slices of sweet onion and a pale ale beer batter. A slight touch of paprika gives it a deep golden hue while the beer carbonation provides the lightest, crispiest breading. If you are not a beer fan, consider other carbonated beverages such as club soda or ginger ale.
- Oven-Roasted Vegetables
Oven-roasted veggies is probably one of the best ways to cook vegetables that go alongside steak. Roasting your vegetables in an oven not only adds a delicious flavor but also gives them a perfect texture. A large bowl of chopped steak topped with roasted veggies is a perfect way to present this side dish on the table.
The side dishes mentioned on this list do not take time to prepare. All you need to do is to select your favorite recipe, organize the ingredients you need, and prepare it in thirty minutes or less. If cooked to perfection, they make a delicious complimentary side dish that your guests will love, when served alongside chopped steak.