If you are wondering what to serve with roast beef, we have you covered with over 40 of the best side dishes to serve with your roast! We organize the collection into a variety of common categories, including potatoes, salads and vegetables.
There’s nothing like a good roast beef dinner to bring the family together around the table! A perfect meal for the holidays or to serve up on the weekend.
I have fond memories of my grandmother cooking roast beef every Sunday; and entering the house with those good roasting meat smells wafting through the house.
While beef is the centerpiece of such a Sunday roast, a tasty array of side dishes really makes it a special, hearty meal. Check out our collection of recipes for inspiration in putting you menu together.
Browse through all of the recipes to determine what to serve with your roast beef dinner, or hop to the category of interest. Want more ideas? Many of the sides in our “What to serve with pork ribs?” collection could work, too.
Roast beef recipes
We are guessing that you probably have come to this what to serve with roast beef article just looking for sides to go with the meat. But if you are also looking for ideas for the beef as well, here are some of our favorites.
- Spoon Roast with Horseradish Cream
- Spiced Ribeye Roast with Caramelized Onions
- Strip Roast with Red Wine Sauce
- Spoon Roast with Mushrooms and Farro
Potato sides for roast beef
Well, it starts with potatoes for many of us when it comes to sides to serve with roast beef. My favorite is a simple mashed potatoes side; others here in our house like baked potatoes.
But there are so many ways to serve the humble potato! Check out this collection of potato side dishes from simple to fancy.
OK, so you’ve got your roast beef and potatoes. How about a salad to add some green to the plate? Here are some great salads to serve with your meat and potatoes!
Bread, Rolls and Yorkshire Pudding
Whether it’s dinner rolls or Yorkshire pudding, this category is another one to consider for your next roast beef meal.
Vegetables that get baked or roasted in the oven along with your beef can be a good option.
Just be sure to check out the cooking times and temperatures. A typical roasted vegetable recipe is likely to call for a higher temperature than roast beef. You might need to add a bit of extra cooking time to the vegetables. Another option is to finish the vegetables at higher heat while the roast rests after cooking.
Veggies on the stovetop & other methods
When you have a big roast in the oven, there are some advantages to cooking your vegetable side dishes on the stovetop. You might also want to use an Instant Pot or air fryer.