HOW TO ACCOMPANY A GOOD STEAK
Planning a lunch or dinner with a good steak also means spending enough time thinking about how to accompany it. The garnish can be as important as the main course... For example, served with a simple salad, a steak can seem like a simple and nutritious dinner, while served with sauces and chips, it becomes a hearty and hearty meal. If you need ideas to accompany a good steak, here is a list of the best options.
SAUCESSome people may think that you can't serve a steak without a good spoonful of sauce... Here are some of the ones that go best with steak:
- Pesto: We're not talking about the traditional basil-based green sauce, but a mixture of watercress, chilli and hazelnuts that some people cook with meat.
- Barbecue: The classic of classics. Its ingredients include tomato sauce, spices, sweeteners, honey, soy, vinegar...
- Chimichurri: This typical Argentinian sauce is made with chopped parsley, garlic, shallots and chilli.
- Peppercorns: Another classic meat sauce. Make it with butter, pepper, beef stock and cooking cream.
- Traditional fries: Classic fries are fried crispy in the deep fryer or frying pan.
- Sweet potato fries: A little lighter than your average fries, sweet potatoes are delicious sliced and work well in the oven.
- Mashed potatoes: Try them with garlic, mustard or horseradish.
- Baked potatoes: If you want a lighter version, try baking the potatoes in the oven, so they are lower in fat.
- In salads: dress potatoes with vinegar and olive oil.
OTHER SIDE DISHES
- Macaroni and cheese: Serve a small portion of macaroni and cheese on the side of the steak.
- Tomatoes: A grilled tomato half is a barbecue classic. Enhance the sweetness with a splash of vinegar.
- Cheese and chive salad: With mature cheddar cheese and mustard for flavour.
- Roasted vegetables: try a combination of peppers, green beans and aubergines.
- Mushrooms: Another traditional side dish. Try them sweetened, roasted or with cream.