What to Serve with Steak
If you are confused about what to serve with steak, then we are here to help! The best steak is often the simplest, here are some delicious accompaniments to go with your beef or lamb steak dishes.
- 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm cubes
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tsp paprika or sweet smoked
Tip the diced potatoes onto a baking tray, sprinkle with the oil and salt and toss through with your hands. Shake to spread the potatoes into a single layer and dust with the paprika. Cook in a hot oven for 15 minutes until tender and golden.
Delicious with beef steaks
- 3 medium red onions, peeled and finely sliced
- 25g unsalted butter
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Pinch of salt
- Good pinch of sugar
Fry the onions in the butter and oil and over a gentle heat until transparent and soft (6 minutes) then sprinkle on the salt and sugar and continue cooking, stirring from time to time until golden and sticky and beginning to crisp at the edge.
A speedy steak sauce
- 2 tbsp half fat crème fraîche
- 2 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
- 1 tbsp red or green pesto from a jar
- 4 olives, pitted and chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh basil, roughly chopped
THYME AND GARLIC BUTTER
Try with beef or lamb steaks
- 25g butter, softened
- 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
- 2 cloves roasted garlic
Mix the butter with thyme and roasted garlic. Place a spoonful of butter onto cooked steaks.
ROSEMARY AND LIME BUTTER
Great with lamb steaks
- 25g butter, softened
- 2 tsp fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
- 1 lime, grated zest
Mix the butter with the rosemary and lime zest. Place a spoonful of butter onto cooked steaks.
Always great with lamb
- A large handful of fresh mint leaves
- 1 tbsp sugar
- ½ tsp salt
- 75ml cider or malt vinegar
Finely chop the mint and scrape it into a small bowl, sprinkle the sugar and salt onto the mint and squash it all together firmly with the back of a spoon to make all the juices run from the mint into the sugar. Add the vinegar and stir together well.
A fresh accompaniment with steak dishes
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- ½ onion, finely chopped
- ¼ cucumber, chopped
- 1 tsp white wine vinegar
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 tsp lemon juice
Mix all the chopped ingredients together. Add the vinegar, oil and lemon juice. If you like it hot, add a sprinkle of fresh chillies or chilli flakes.