What are the best side dishes you should eat beef with?

The beef is the centrepiece of any meal you serve, but your sides are just as important for creating the perfect dish. It’s an incredibly popular meat around the world, with food lovers from London all the way to Melbourne enjoying beef.

At Beef & Lamb, we’re experts when it comes to choosing and creating the perfect menu. We take a look at some of the best side dishes that can be served with a range of beef menus such as beef tenderloin and beef wellington.


A common choice to serve with beef, and for good reason too. Potatoes are incredibly versatile given they can be served roasted, mashed, boiled or baked.

Everyone loves a nice crispy or soft potato with whatever meat, including beef!

Potatoes are commonly featured on caterers’ menus when they opt to serve up a carvery. Get some inspiration for beef menus here.

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Garlic roasted broccoli is an incredibly healthy, fantastic-tasting side dish to be served alongside some beef.

Unlike normal, boiled broccoli, cooking and serving broccoli roasted and infused with garlic is sure to change the minds of anyone that isn’t a fan of broccoli. Read more.

Mushroom Casserole

A mushroom casserole is a fantastic side dish that truly tastes amazing alongside beef. It has a number of health benefits too!

Packed with B vitamins, providing fibre and low in carbs, a mushroom casserole looks and tastes so succulent when having a tender slice of beef served alongside it.