4 x Easy but Impressive Sides for a T-Bone Steak

T-Bone steak

These delicious sides will taste great with any cut of beef, but we reckon they taste especially delicious when paired with a juicy T-Bone steak (don’t most things taste better when paired with a juicy T-Bone?). Enjoy!

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

Ingredients

  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Cut broccoli florets into even pieces and place into bowl.
  2. Toss with enough olive oil to coat the broccoli.
  3. Season with chili flakes, salt, pepper and lemon zest.
  4. Put broccoli on a baking sheet or aluminium foil in the oven and roast at 220º C for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, toss with lemon juice, serve.

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Garlic roast potatoes

Ingredients

  • 1.5kgs red potatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp parsley leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 ºC.
  2. Arrange the potatoes on a foil-lined baking dish.
  3. Mix olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour the mixture over the potatoes. Sprinkle potatoes with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake the potatoes for about 30 minutes, or until crisp and golden brown.
  5. Garnish the potatoes will parsley and serve.

Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese

Ingredients

  • 1 pound elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups milk
  • 5 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Instructions

  1. Bring a large bowl of salted water to a boil. Add the elbow macaroni and cook according to the package’s instructions.
  2. Rinse and drain the pasta. Return pasta to the pot and place on low heat. Combine the remaining ingredients and stir until the cheese and butter have melted.
  3. If you want a golden crunchy top, place macaroni in a baking dish, sprinkle with extra cheese and crisp under the grill until the cheese is golden.

Whipped Cauliflower with Crème Fraîche

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, stem removed and head chopped into florets
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Combine cauliflower florets, chicken stock and garlic cloves in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Cover with a microwave-safe lid or plate and microwave on high until the cauliflower is very tender (about 10 to 12 minutes). Don’t have a microwave? Alternatively, you can place the cauliflower florets and garlic in a steamer basket over boiling chicken stock, cover and steam until very tender (about 15 minutes).
  3. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cauliflower and garlic cloves to the bowl of a blender or food processor.
  4. Add the Parmesan, salt, and black pepper to the cauliflower and blend on high until the mixture is velvety and smooth (about 1 minute).
  5. Fold in the crème fraîche and season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

Now that you have your sides sorted, you need to cook the T-Bone Steak to perfection. Need a hand? See our beef rub recipes, beef marinade tips and our beef cuts cooking guide. Yum!