Now that we all know how to grill the perfect steak, it is time to focus on the supporting cast. Although a nicely charred piece of red meat tastes great on its own, you might as well throw some veggies or potatoes on that grill while it’s fired up for some steak-worthy sides. From corn to artichokes, and even figs, you can grill just about anything.
The other benefit to grilling your sides is that cleanup after is a breeze. Not so confident in your grilling abilities? No problem, we’ve got you covered with these steak grilling tips from the pros. So head to your local farmers market and see what the freshest picks are for the season. You can’t go wrong if you just pick up whatever looks best. Usually all that these gems need is a little olive oil, salt, and pepper to become something truly delicious. Regardless of what you choose to cook up this grilling season, make sure to check out these grilled sides perfect for steak.
Sweet and salty, this warm-weather dish tastes wonderful alongside a juicy steak, but also makes a great appetizer for your next backyard barbecue. Finish these peaches off with a drizzle of your best balsamic vinegar to balance out all the flavors.
Meat and potatoes are such a classic combination. This salad recipe combines crisp Boston lettuce and radishes with smoky grilled fingerling potatoes to deliver a healthy, but delicious side for any cut of meat.
Grilled artichokes are a real treat, and taste even better with a nice steak. This recipe uses a fragrant butter, infused with garlic, shallot, and white wine to add flavor to these coveted vegetables.
This fresh and colorful mix of grilled vegetables is easy to prepare but packed with robust flavors. Just a little olive oil, salt, and pepper is all these vegetables need before they hit they grill, and a simple drizzle of balsamic vinegar at the end brightens up the whole dish.
Craving pasta, but don’t want the carbs? Then this cauliflower dish is for you. The vegan friendly lemon-tahini dressing is both bright and rich, and pairs well with the charred cauliflower.
Nothing says summer like fresh corn and figs! Both of these elements are grilled to add a smoky/sweet dimension to this steak-worthy side dish.
This popular Mexican street food is simple to prepare and extremely satisfying to eat. Compound butter, mixed with chilies and lime zest, is the key to taking this corn to the next level.
Panzanella salad is a genius way to repurpose stale bread. Grilling the leftover bread dries it out and it becomes nice and crispy. Tossed and let to sit in a simple vinaigrette with some fresh summer produce, this dish is the perfect side to any steak.
This recipe is perfect for those who follow the Mediterranean diet. Feta adds a nice saltiness and tang to the eggplant, while cucumbers bring freshness and crunch to the dish.
Recreate steakhouse vibes at home by pairing your favorite steak with this grilled mushroom recipe. If you can’t find oyster mushrooms, any variety will work, but depending on size, keep an eye on them as they grill to make sure they don’t burn.
This salad is very complex in flavor. Sweet, salty, nutty, and spicy, this recipe is the perfect complement to a delicious steak. Save some money and try to find an off-cut of meat.
Ramps mean that spring is finally here and it’s time to fire up that grill. If you are lucky enough to find these beauties at the farmers market, grab as many as you can! With just a little salt and olive oil, you will have a delicious side to accompany any main.
These sweet potatoes benefit from the addition of soy, maple, and bacon. Serve these tasty spuds at your next barbecue and your guest will be in awe — and then you can really wow them with one of these insanely good grilled desserts.
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