The 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner

The 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner

The 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner includes grilled, baked, and sautéed low calorie steak side dishes.

Each steak dinner recipe is easy to make, and comes with it’s own printable recipe card!

The 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner

In the sections below we will review each of the steak side dish recipes. We will go over calories, and ease of each recipe.

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And to make the healthy sides for steak dinner even easier, we have collected all of them here at the top of the article. This is especially helpful should you want to bypass the notes on each recipe.

These 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner will include calories and nutrition, a printable guide, and 10 printable recipe cards!

The 10 Best Sides for Steak Dinner

These 10 healthy sides for steak are easy and yummy! And all of the recipes include shopping lists, printable recipe cards, and nutrition labels. 

With plenty of steak and potato ideas, romantic steak dinner ideas and quick healthy meals. You’re sure to find just what you’re looking for in the recipes below!

Here are 10 Healthy Sides for Steak:

  1. Ranch Seasoned Potato Wedges
  2. Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts
  3. Grilled Corn on the Cob
  4. Steak House Wedge Salad
  5. Loaded Potato Skins
  6. Oven Roasted Cauliflower “Steaks”
  7. Sautéed Bacon and Brussels Sprouts
  8. Oven Baked French Fries
  9. “Copycat” Cilantro Lime Rice
  10. Seasoned Grilled Asparagus

Special Tip: We couldn’t stop at just 10 steak sides, so with each of the 10 side dish recipes we noted above… There will be a bonus recipe. So you can grill or bake the asparagus. Make cauliflower steaks or mash… Which means you will find 20 total side dish recipes below.

Before we get into the low calorie steak sides, we wanted to share out 5 best healthy steak dinners. Just incase you are looking for some inspiration…

Try our Healthy Steak Recipes:

1. Ranch Seasoned Potato Wedges

Steak and potatoes go together like… well, steak and potatoes! So we have included a few healthy potato recipes that make great steak dinner side dishes.

This recipe for steak and potatoes is easy and healthy… At just 52 calories you can enjoy this healthy side dish for steak without guilt.

Ranch Seasoned Potato Wedges

If you prefer mashed potatoes, we have included an extra recipe below. Check out both of these healthy steak dinner sides… plus many more to come below!

Seasoned Ranch Potatoes {JUST 3 INGREDIENTS!}
These ranch seasoned potatoes wedges are just 52 calories per cup (1 large or 2 small potatoes per serving) and so easy to make!
Though we do call for homemade ranch seasoning (trust me on this, you probably already have all the ingredients!) you can use store-bought as well. In fact, higher in the article you'll find a store-bought salt free ranch that is all natural and super yummy.
These seasoned ranch potatoes are a fantastic side dish, and only require 3 ingredients!
Check out this recipe
Ranch Seasoned Potato Wedges
The Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe
This is the best homemade mashed potatoes recipe for those looking to cut calories without cutting flavor.
We've removed all of the heavy cream, and only add butter as a garnish… I only add it for holiday gatherings, to make it a bit fancier.
Try this low calorie easy mashed potatoes recipes for your next holiday gathering, or weeknight dinner.
Check out this recipe
The Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe

2. Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

To elevate your steak dinner sides, try this impressive healthy dish. It’s just 81 calories and fantastic for grilled steak sides.

Almost too easy to call a “recipe” you grill the zucchini rounds, then top with salty feta and crunchy pine nuts.

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

If you’re looking for a baked zucchini recipe, we have included one below. It’s a frantic healthy steak dinner side dish!

The Best Grilled Zucchini Recipe (Low Calorie)
This grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for about 1 1/2 cups!
Topped with feta, pine nuts and parsley, this marinated grilled zucchini is easy, delicious, and impressive.
Marinated grilled zucchini slices recipe is packed full of flavor, with lots of lemon, garlic. Plus salty feta and crunchy pine nuts… You'll want to make this recipe for zucchini weekly.
Check out this recipe
Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts
Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe
This Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe is low in calories and easy to make!
You can use any dried herbs in this baked zucchini recipe, but we find that Italian seasoning works well with the parmessan cheese.
You can omit the cheese for a vegan oven baked zucchini recipe!
Check out this recipe
Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe

3. Grilled Corn on the Cob

We love vegetable sides for steak, and this one also makes great grilled sides for steak dinners.

At just 116 calories, and with 5 flavors to choose from… This foil wrapped corn can be changed up each time you make it.

Grilled Corn on the Cob in Foil

If you prefer making your corn in an instant pot, on the stove-top, or in the microwave. We’ve included a recipe for that below too!

5 Seasoned Grilled Corn on the Cob in Foil Recipes
These 5 recipes for grilled corn on the cob in foil are all low in calories and healthy.
Try the basic corn recipe, or add ranch, taco, or Chimichurri flavoring to your seasoned grilled corn on the cob in foil recipes. All 5 recipes for foil wrapped corn on the grill are delicious and easy to make.
When using the additional seasonings I like to add butter and the additional seasoning. But you can cut more calories and fat and skip the butter all together.
Check out this recipe
Grilled Corn on the Cob in Foil
Healthy Corn on the Cob (Grill, Microwave, Boil, Oven, & Instant Pot)
The best corn on the cob recipe, made 5 different ways!
How to cook corn on the cob on the Grill, in the Microwave, Boiled, in the Oven and even in the Instant Pot!
Check out this recipe
The best corn on the cob recipe

4. Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese

If you’re trying to recreate a steakhouse dinner at home, you have to make a wedge salad! It just screams “steak house dinner”!

At just 138 calories, these healthy steak dinner sides give you a dose of veggies to fill you up with healthy fiber.

Steakhouse Wedge Salad Recipe

If you’re not a fan of blue cheese, the salad below is similar to a “Field Greens” salad that is also very popular in steak houses!

Low Calorie Classic Wedge Salad Recipe
This Steakhouse Wedge Salad Recipe is made healthy with our healthy blue cheese wedge salad dressing.
You can watch a video of Rachael Ray and I making this yummy blue cheese wedge salad dressing below, and find out how to make low calorie salad dressings with the help of Greek yogurt.
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Classic Wedge Salad Recipe
Healthy Spinach Salad {157 Calories}
This is the best ever spinach salad recipe! It's only 157 calories for over 2 cups, and is vegan and gluten free!
Our Low Calorie Apple Spinach Salad Recipe makes a great side dish, lunch or dinner.
Try adding in some protein if you plan on enjoying this as a main course.
Check out this recipe
Best Ever Spinach Salad Recipe {Just 157 Calories}

5. Loaded Potato Skins

Steak and potatoes are a well known combination… But why not steak and potato wedges?

This healthy potato skin recipe is just 113 calories! In making potato skins, you scoop out much of the potato flesh and therefore most of the carbs! And that makes these healthy sides with steak.

Loaded Potato Skins Recipe

We also love Hasselback potatoes with steak… and because we ran out of room below, we’ve supplied you with a second potato recipe here.

The BEST Healthy Potato Skins {LOW CALORIE}
This low calorie Loaded Potato Skins Recipe is just 113 calories, and they taste just like your favorite bar food!
We used real bacon (though you could swap it for Turkey bacon if you prefer) and real cheese, and swapped out sour cream for it's doppelgänger, Greek yogurt.
Greek yogurt tastes just like sour cream, but it's far less in calories, packed full of protein and even boosts metabolism!
Check out this recipe
Healthy Potato Skin Recipe
HEALTHY Hasselback Baked Potato Recipe
This hassleback baked potato recipe is made with rosemary, and Parmesan cheese.
We've been able to keep this sliced baked potato low in calories, with the help of olive oil spray. It helps to crisp up this recipe for hassleback potatoes, without adding excess calories or fat.
These easy hassleback potatoes are only 156 calories each, and they are packed full of flavor!
Check out this recipe
Hasselback Baked Potato Recipe

6. Oven Roasted Cauliflower “Steak”

When looking for menu ideas for steak dinner, don’t skip the ever popular cauliflower steak!

At just 30 calories these low calorie sides for steak are great with any cut of steak! And if you’re making our Hanger Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, you can drizzle the sauce over the steak and cauliflower.

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

If you’re looking to add more cauliflower to your diet, check out the cauliflower mash below. Just like mashed potatoes, but for a fraction of the calories and carbs!

5 BEST Healthy Roasted Cauliflower Recipes
This low calorie oven roasted cauliflower recipe is simple and easy. And this recipe for roasted cauliflower is just 30 calories!
Along with the baked cauliflower recipe, you'll find 4 amazing sauces to top it with.
Learn how to roast cauliflower easily, for less calories than the average recipe. You can have 1/4 of the head of cauliflower for just 30 calories!
Check out this recipe
Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
The Best Cauliflower Mash Recipe
This easy recipe for cauliflower mash is a great way to cut calories, and add more vegetables to your diet.
Hands-down, the best cauliflower mash recipe you'll try, this mashed garlic cauliflower is delicious, and creamy! You can make it vegan by swapping the butter for olive oil.
Check out this recipe
The Best Cauliflower Mash Recipe

7. Sautéed Brussels and Bacon

No list of steak dinner ideas would be complete without a recipe for Brussels sprouts.

This 124 calorie recipe is packed full of flavor (because we use real bacon!) and so easy to make.

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

We’ve included a second Brussels sprouts below without bacon. It’s even lower in calories and is made in the oven.

HEALTHY Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
These Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are only 124 calories and so easy to make!
You can find a similar recipe in the Holiday chapter of my best selling cookbook LOSE WEIGHT BY EATING. That recipe will celebrate the colors of Christmas with green Brussels sprouts and red bell pepper.
Check out this recipe
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
This easy recipe for oven roasted Brussels sprouts is packed full of flavor, but only 65 calories!
Oven roasted Brussel sprouts are great for holiday gatherings, or just weeknight dinners. Try this low calorie side dish the next time Brussels sprouts are on sale.
Check out this recipe
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

8. Oven Baked French Fries

Here we are again, steak and potatoes! This popular steakhouse side dish is made healthier with the help of our secret ingredient and tips for low calorie cooking.

At just 148 calories you don’t have to feel guilty having fries with your steak any longer.

Oven Baked French Fries Recipe

If you prefer sweet potato fries, we have one of those too! And we’ve included the recipe below for you.

Oven Baked French Fries Recipe
This low calorie oven baked french fry recipe is just 148 calories, for 2 cups of homemade baked french fries!
Learn how to make french fries at home, easy and fast with this low calorie french fries oven baked recipe.
Check out this recipe
Oven Baked French Fries Recipe
5 BEST Sweet Potato Fry Recipes (LOW CALORIE)
These oven baked sweet potato fries are just 101 calories for 1 cup! Now you can enjoy your favorite fries, without hurting your diet.
These crispy sweet potato fries are the best oven fried sweet potatoes you've ever had. We use 2 secret ingredients to make them crisp up while cutting calories… Olive Oil Spray and Parchment Paper.
Check out this recipe
Sweet Potato Fry Recipes

9. Cilantro Lime Rice

For Spanish and Mexican seasoned steaks, a bright lime side dish works great! And this cilantro lime rice is perfect with steak.

These steak dinner recipes are just 115 calories, and tastes just like Chipotle’s famous rice!

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Other common steak dinner menu ideas include rice pilaf. Which we have included below… both of these rice sides go great with steak.

HEALTHY “Copycat” Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice
This cilantro lime rice recipe is just 115 calories, is vegan and gluten-free, and is completely delicious!
Try this chipotle lime rice recipe yourself, it's a crowd pleaser and goes great with any dish.
You can make this chipotle cilantro lime rice recipe on the stove top, or in a rice cooker, directions for both are included.
Check out this recipe
HEALTHY "Copycat" Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice
Easy Rice Pilaf Recipe {LOW CALORIE}
Making homemade rice pilaf is easy, and it makes a great side dish. We were able to cut calories without changing the flavor, consistency, or serving size of this easy rice pilaf recipe.
Instead of browning the orzo and cooking the onion and garlic in lots of butter, we use olive oil spray. Saving 100's of calories and lots of fat.
But we still add a bit of butter at the end so you get all the buttery flavor you love, but for 1/2 the calories. You can have 1/2 cup of this low calorie rice pilaf, for just 142 calories!
Check out this recipe
How to Make Rice Pilaf Recipes Low Calorie Rice Pilaf Recipe

10. Seasoned Grilled Asparagus

At just 27 calories, this grilled side for steak is great for all diets!

When making grilling sides for steak, picking a bright and colorful ingredient (like asparagus) can brighten up your dish.

Perfect Asparagus on the Grill BBQ Asparagus Recipe

Just incase you want a baked side dish for steak dinners, we have also included a baked asparagus below.

Low Calorie BBQ Asparagus Recipe
This low calorie BBQ asparagus recipe is just 27 calories for a huge serving!
Along with the perfect asparagus on the grill recipe, we've supplied you with 3 of the best seasoning for asparagus blends to choose from… or you can just just salt and pepper, which is also delicious.
Learn how to cook asparagus on grill recipes with this easy to follow recipe card.
Check out this recipe
Perfect Asparagus on the Grill BBQ Asparagus Recipe
Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe {How to Bake Asparagus}
This lemon garlic asparagus recipe comes out perfect every time!
You get to choose how much garlic you want to add, I always add lots, but depending on your personal taste you may want to use just 2 cloves of garlic.
Try this low calorie oven roasted asparagus and learn how to bake asparagus perfect every time!
Check out this recipe
Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe {How to Bake Asparagus}

10 Printable Recipe Cards for the Best Sides for Steak Dinner:

These 10 easy sides for steak all come with their own shopping lists, printable recipe cards, nutrition labels and tips and tricks for healthy cooking.

Be sure to see our 5 low calorie steak recipes. And if you clicked “jump to recipe” you missed 10 additional healthy sides for steak above. We’re sneaky like that…

5 Healthy Steak Recipes:

  1. Grilled Hanger Steak Recipe with Chimichurri Sauce
  2. Healthy Carne Asada
  3. Marinated Tri Tip Steak Recipe
  4. Marinated Steak Kabobs Recipe
  5. Easy Stove-Top Steak
healthy sides for steak dinners

10 Healthy Sides for Steak

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These 10 healthy sides for steak are easy and yummy! And all of the recipes include shopping lists, printable recipe cards, and nutrition labels.
These are the 10 best sides for steak dinners. With plenty of steak and potato ideas, romantic steak dinner ideas and quick healthy meals. You're sure to find just what you're looking for in the recipes below!
Special Tip: Each steak side dish below has a printable and sharable recipe card!
5 from 23 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 dinner
Calories 60 kcal

Instructions
 

  • Pick 1-2 healthy steak side dishes.
  • Click on the links to retrieve the recipe… You can even print the recipe cards for each side dish!
  • Serve them alongside your steak recipes, or check out one of our 5 healthy steak recipes above.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sideCalories: 60kcal
Keyword Side Dish, sides, steak
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