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25 Steakhouse Sides You Can Make at Home

Sometimes steakhouse sides are better than the meaty main event! Check out these dishes you can make for yourself.

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Slow-Cooker Baked PotatoesTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker Baked Potatoes

These slow-cooker baked potatoes are so easyjust add your favorite toppings. Save any extra potatoes to make baked potato soup the next day. Teresa Emrick, Tipp City, Ohio

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Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese DressingTaste of Home

Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

A wedge salad gets the creamy treatment when topped with blue cheese dressing. Keep the dressing as a topper, or make it a dip for Buffalo wings. Jenn Smith, East Providence, Rhode Island

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Garlic-Chive Baked FriesTaste of Home

Garlic-Chive Baked Fries

Yes, you do want fries with thatespecially these crispy, golden fries, full of garlic flavor and just a little bit of heat. Steve Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin

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Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn with BaconTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn with Bacon

Every time we take this super rich corn to a holiday potluck or work party, we leave with an empty slow cooker. It's decadent, homey and so worth the splurge. Melissa Pelkey Hass, Waleska, Georgia

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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with BaconTaste of Home

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

This side always takes my guests by surprise because of the smoky, creamy flavor. No doubt you'll get major kudos when you place these potatoes on your table. —Cynthia Boberskyj Rochester, NY

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Buttery Almond Green BeansTaste of Home

Buttery Almond Green Beans

Toasted almonds add crunch to this no-fuss treatment for fresh beans. They get extra flavor from convenient onion soup mix and Parmesan cheese. Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana

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Creamed Spinach & Pearl OnionsTaste of Home

Creamed Spinach & Pearl Onions

When I was a culinary student, this creamy dish wowed me, and I don't even like spinach. This side is a keeper! Chelsea Puchel, Pickens, South Carolina

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Lemon Garlic MushroomsTaste of Home

Lemon Garlic Mushrooms

I baste whole mushrooms with a lemony sauce to prepare this simple side dish. Using skewers or a basket makes it easy to turn them as they grill to perfection. Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida

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Lemon-Roasted AsparagusTaste of Home

Lemon-Roasted Asparagus

When it comes to fixing asparagus, I think it's hard to go wrong. The springy flavors in this easy recipe burst with every bite. Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California

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Stilton, Bacon & Garlic Smashed PotatoesTaste of Home

Stilton, Bacon & Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Bold, savory flavor from bacon, Stilton cheese and fresh garlic take mashed potatoes to a whole new level. This side dish is so rich and satisfying, it could be eaten as an entree! Jamie Brown-Miller, Napa, California

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Easy Slow-Cooker Mac & CheeseTaste of Home

Easy Slow-Cooker Mac & Cheese

My sons always say I'm the best mom in the world when I make this creamy mac-and-cheese perfection. Does it get any better than that? Heidi Fleek, Hamburg, Pennsylvania

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Golden Honey Pan RollsTaste of Home

Golden Honey Pan Rolls

A cousin in North Carolina gave me the recipe for these delicious honey-glazed rolls. Using my bread machine to make the dough saves me about 2 hours compared to the traditional method. The rich buttery taste of these rolls is so popular with family and friends that I usually make two batches so I have enough! Sara Wing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Slow-Cooked Corn on the CobTaste of Home

Slow-Cooked Corn on the Cob

I like to eat corn all year long, so I came up with this recipe. It's my favorite side to serve when I make sloppy joes. You can use a butter substitute for a skinny version of this corn. Teresa Flowers, Sacramento, California

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My Caesar SaladTaste of Home

My Caesar Salad

Romaine get a special treatment with the tasty, creamy salad dressing. It has a few veggies tossed in for color and crunch.Julie Reynolds, Columbia, Tennessee

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Three-Cheese Creamed SpinachTaste of Home

Three-Cheese Creamed Spinach

Cream cheese, Parmesan and mozzarella make this dish wonderfully cheesy. Sprinkle it with french-fried onions for a crisp boost of flavor. Kathy Vazquez, Amarillo, Texas

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Brown Sugar-Glazed Baby CarrotsTaste of Home

Brown Sugar-Glazed Baby Carrots

These delicious glazed carrots come to the rescue when Im preparing a special meal. They cook while I prepare the other dishes, and the slow-cooker simmering saves me precious oven space. Anndrea Bailey, Huntington Beach, California

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Herbed Rice PilafTaste of Home

Herbed Rice Pilaf

This savory side dish has been a family favorite for years. Our 12-year-old daughter, Jennifer, is an expert with this recipe, which is a great help for a busy working mom like me. We sure enjoy this rice dish in the summer with a grilled entree.-Jeri Dobrowski, Beach, North Dakota

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Cheesy Stuffed Baked PotatoesTaste of Home

Cheesy Stuffed Baked Potatoes

These special stuffed baked potatoes are a hit with my whole family, from the smallest grandchild on up. I prepare them up to a week in advance, wrap them well and freeze. Their flavorful filling goes so nicely with juicy ham slices. Marge Clark, West Lebanon, Indiana

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Lemon-Pepper BroccoliTaste of Home

Lemon-Pepper Broccoli

This easy side dish is perfect with just about any main dish. Lemon pepper gives it a nice zing. Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Crumb-Topped Macaroni and CheeseTaste of Home

Crumb-Topped Macaroni and Cheese

Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese. It's also tasty with sharp cheddar and cream cheese instead of Gruyere and mascarpone. Throw in some crispy bacon for a twist. Jennifer Standing, Taos, New Mexico

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Baked Sweet Potato FriesTaste of Home

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I can never get enough of this baked sweet potato fries recipe! Even though my grocery store sells them in the frozen foods section, I still love to pull them out of my garden and chop them up fresh! Amber Massey, Argyle, Texas

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Green Bean & Corn MedleyTaste of Home

Green Bean & Corn Medley

A bright, colorful side option, this quick dish makes any entree look good. Make it with fresh veggies in the summer or as is with frozen in the winter months; either way, it's a winner! Kimberly Stine, Milford, Pennsylvania

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Steakhouse MushroomsTaste of Home

Steakhouse Mushrooms

I got this recipe from a friend back when we were in nursing school. Whenever my husband is cooking meat on the grill, you can bet I'll be in the kitchen preparing these mushrooms. Kenda Burgett, Rattan, Oklahoma

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Deluxe Mashed PotatoesTaste of Home

Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

When it comes to mashed potatoes recipes, this is one of my favorites because they can be made ahead, refrigerated and then popped into the oven just prior to dinnertime. When my grandchildren come for dinner, I have to double this recipe. They love it! Vivian Bailey, Cedar Falls, Iowa

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Two-Tone Baked PotatoesTaste of Home

Two-Tone Baked Potatoes

One potato...two potato...this recipe is doubly wonderful as far as spud lovers are concerned. I have a reputation at home and at work for trying out new recipes. Everyone is glad I took a chance on this one.-Sherree Stahn, Central City, Nebraska

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Grace Mannon
Grace is a full-time mom with a Master's degree in Food Science. She loves to experiment in the kitchen and writes about her hits (and misses) on her blog, A Southern Grace.

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