Ahhhhhh!! Pure comfort food! That’s what Beef Tips are, and they need complimentary melt-in-your-mouth side dishes to round out your comfort food dinner.
Whether you call them beef tips or steak tips, you’ll love these 17 side dish recipes, including rice recipes, vegetables, salads, potatoes, and pasta recipes!
If you love my Beef Tips and Rice recipe or my Instant Pot Beef Tips with Gravy, or Instant Pot Beef And Mushroom Gravy, but wanted to know what to serve with them, then you need to check out these mouthwatering side dishes to serve with these Beef Recipes.
Table of Contents
- Rice Side Dishes
- Perfect White Rice Recipe
- Instant Pot Cilantro Rice
- Lemon Asparagus Brown Rice
- Rice Pilaf
- Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”
- Potato Side Dishes
- Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
- Bacon Onion Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
- Noodle Side Dish
- Seasoned Buttered Noodles
- Side Salads
- Chopped Vegetable Salad
- Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad
- Sweet Pea Salad
- Vegetable Recipes
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic
- Asiago Bruschetta Roasted Asparagus
- Creole Green Beans
- Bread Dishes
- Savory Herb Rolls
- Garlic Knots
- 17 Sides For Beef Tips
Rice Side Dishes
Beef Tips and Rice is one of the most popular recipes. So obviously, rice is one of the most popular side dishes. Usually, I serve it with plain white rice. However, if you prefer to spice things up a bit, then be sure and check out these other delicious rice recipes.
Cooking white rice perfectly is really easier than you might think. With only 3 ingredients, rice, salt, and water, it is hard to go wrong.
Rice goes perfectly with the melt-in-your-mouth beef tips with the gravy flowing over the beef onto the rice for a delicious comfort food meal.
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If you love Chipolte’s Cilantro Lime Rice, then you’ll love this easy copycat recipe made in the Instant Pot.
It is light and fluffy, full of flavor with lime and cilantro, and delicious with beef tips.
An easy yet delicious brown rice with fresh asparagus, lemon, and asiago cheese, makes a flavorful and wholesome rice side dish.
You can use the instant brown rice as specified in the recipe or prepare brown rice from scratch, whichever you prefer, and depending on how much time you have.
Rich, fluffy, and buttery, you’ll love this Rice Pilaf recipe with its chicken flavor, vermicelli combined with the rice, for a flavorful side dish.
The rice is sautéed in butter and cooked in a seasoned chicken broth to bring out as much flavor as possible.
If you are looking for a low carb option for rice, then try this Mexican Cauliflower Rice.
It is easy to make and if you want plain cauliflower rice, just leave out the seasoning and add only salt and pepper.
Potato Side Dishes
Nothing is more heavenly than creamy, buttery mashed potatoes, smothered in beef gravy and succulent beef tips.
My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Make your life easier by making the mashed potatoes in the Instant Pot.
If you want a spiced up version of mashed potatoes, then you need to check out these Bacon Onion Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
With onions cooked in bacon drippings, as well as ground mustard, and horseradish, these zesty mashed potatoes will liven up any meal.
Noodle Side Dish
Seasoned Buttered Noodles
What’s more comforting than pasta? These Seasoned Buttered Noodles by SavoryExperiments.com are soft, buttery, and delicious.
With only 4 ingredients, these buttery noodles are easy to make, and go with everything, including with Beef Tips and Rice.
A light and refreshing salad with fresh vegetables, crisp salad greens, that is budget-friendly, and fits into all different types of meal plans including low carb.
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with shredded Brussels sprouts, apples, pecans, and pomegranates with a lovely fall salad everyone will love!
Drizzled with an apple cider vinaigrette, this salad with crunchy, tangy, and delicious!
This delicious Sweet Pea Salad, with sweet peas, onions, cheddar cheese, boiled eggs and more, makes a scrumptious creamy salad that you’ll be proud to serve at any meal.
It is an ideal side dish to make ahead of time and can be refrigerated until you are ready to serve.
Roasted Brussels sprouts with crispy bacon, sautéed onions, all drizzled in balsamic vinegar make an earthy, savory delightful side dish that goes perfectly with beef tips or steak tips.
If you have never made Brussels sprouts before, then make this your first recipe you try! You’ll fall in love with Brussels sprouts.
Earthy oven roasted asparagus is topped with a Bruschetta of chopped tomatoes, onions, garlic, and then sprinkled with Asiago cheese.
This Roasted Asparagus recipe is a delightful gourmet side dish that is sure to convert the pickiest eater into an asparagus lover.
Fresh green beans combined with crisp bacon, onions, tomatoes, garlic, chilies, and Cajun Seasoning make for a zesty and flavorful vegetable side dish.
A splash of Worcestershire gives these fresh green beans a savory, earthy, yet vibrant flavor that will go perfectly with the Beef Tips and Rice.
Sweet, buttery and crunchy, these Honey Glazed Carrots make a delicious family-friendly side dish that goes well with anything, but especially beef tips and rice.
Furthermore, they are super easy to make with only 3 ingredients and can be ready in under 30 minutes!
Soft and fluffy, buttery and garlic-y, these pull apart bread rolls have butter, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and parsley with every bite.
Furthermore, these savory Monkey Bread Rolls are quick and easy to make because they start with crescent roll dough.
Slathered in garlic butter, these Homemade Garlic Knots are little bites of heaven!
Soft on the inside, toasty on the outside covered in melted butter, these garlic knots will melt in your mouth! Serve them with beef tips and mashed potatoes for a delightful meal.
17 Sides For Beef Tips
- Pour 1-1/2 cups of water into a medium saucepan. Place it over high heat to bring the water to a boil.
- Once the water is boiling, reduce the heat to medium high.
- Stir in the white rice and salt and return to a boil.
- Reduce heat to low so it will simmer. Cover and cook for about 16 to 18 minutes until rice is tender and has absorbed all the water.
- After it has finished cooking, remove the pan from the heat and let sit, covered, for about 10 minutes. Then fluff with a fork and serve.