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What to Serve with Bearnaise Sauce? 10 BEST Side Dishes

Bearnaise sauce is a star at any meal.

We love it on steak, but there’s so much more it can do. Ever had it on fried chicken? That’s a breakfast game-changer.

How about scallops? Yup, it’s amazing. Our taste buds say “yes, please” to new combos.

Finding sides to rock with Bearnaise is key. It’s about making every bite count.

We’ve got you covered with our top 10 side dishes. These aren’t just any sides. We’ve tried them, loved them, and now we’re sharing them with you.

Ready to up your Bearnaise game? Let’s find your perfect match.

Top 10 Side Dishes for Bearnaise Sauce

Here are our top 10 favorite side dishes to pair with Bearnaise sauce:

Side DishMain IngredientsFlavor ProfileDifficultyPrep Time
Grilled SteakBeef, salt, pepperSavory, richModerate30 mins
Roasted AsparagusAsparagus, olive oil, garlicEarthy, slightly sweetEasy20 mins
Baked PotatoesPotatoes, butter, sour creamCreamy, comfortingEasy60 mins
Sautéed MushroomsMushrooms, butter, garlicEarthy, umamiEasy15 mins
Roasted Brussels SproutsBrussels sprouts, olive oil, saltNutty, slightly bitterEasy30 mins
Garlic Mashed PotatoesPotatoes, butter, garlicCreamy, garlickyModerate40 mins
Crispy Fried ChickenChicken, flour, buttermilkCrispy, savoryModerate45 mins
Buttered Egg NoodlesEgg noodles, butter, parsleyButtery, comfortingEasy20 mins
Roasted Fingerling PotatoesFingerling potatoes, olive oil, herbsCrispy, flavorfulEasy40 mins
Seared ScallopsScallops, butter, lemonTender, sweetModerate20 mins

1 – Grilled Steak

Alright, let’s talk grilled steak. This side dish is a true delight. Juicy, tender, and full of flavor. We appreciate the way Bearnaise makes its taste pop. The herby sauce complements the richness of the steak perfectly.

Every bite brings a little bit of heaven. We’ve tried it with different cuts, and each one was outstanding.

2 – Roasted Asparagus

Who knew roasted asparagus and Bearnaise would be such a killer duo?

Asparagus is perfect, crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside. Bearnaise? It just elevates it. Seriously, try drizzling it over those green spears. The blend of flavors will surprise you.

Roasting brings out a smoky edge, while Bearnaise adds that herby richness we can’t get enough of.

3 – Baked Potatoes

We love ourselves some baked potatoes. They’ve got that crispy skin and fluffy insides. Baked to perfection, they make a great canvas for Bearnaise.

Bearnaise sauce adds a herby kick to the rich, buttery taste of potatoes. Throw some green onions and bacon bits on top. It’s a comfort food combo we can’t resist.

4 – Sautéed Mushrooms

Sautéed mushrooms are a treat. They soak up the Bearnaise, emphasizing its herby richness.

We sautéed them with a touch of garlic and olive oil. They offer an earthy depth. Bearnaise sauce gives a delightful contrast, making them pop.

Perfect for mushroom lovers. We couldn’t stop eating them. They make any meal fancy.

5 – Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels sprouts rock with Bearnaise. They’re crispy, a bit smoky, and soft inside. They bring that awesome contrast.

Bearnaise sauce just makes them pop. We tossed them with some olive oil and a pinch of salt. They turn from plain to wow.

It’s an unbeatable side combo that’s always a hit at our table.

6 – Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Okay, let’s talk garlic mashed potatoes. They’re creamy with a punch of garlic. The mashed texture combines perfectly with Bearnaise sauce.

Bearnaise adds a rich, herby layer. It’s a match made in flavor heaven. We sprinkled some chives on top.

This dish is pure comfort. Simple, yet satisfying. We always go for seconds.

7 – Crispy Fried Chicken

Crispy fried chicken is a true gem. It’s crunchy on the outside and juicy inside.

We love it with Bearnaise sauce. The herby richness works wonders with the chicken’s savory flavor.

You’ll be hooked. This combo will leave you craving more. Perfect for dinner parties or a simple family meal.

8 – Buttered Egg Noodles

Buttered egg noodles are simple and comforting. Let’s talk about how they pair with Bearnaise.

Bearnaise brings a rich, herby flavor to the creamy noodles. This mix is exciting and satisfying.

We love this side dish for its versatility. Bearnaise sauce makes it special and fancy. These noodles soak up sauce so well, each bite is delicious.

9 – Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Alright, folks, roasted fingerling potatoes are on another level. They’re crispy on the outside and buttery inside. Bearnaise sauce gives them a rich, herby kick. It’s a perfect pair.

We roast them with olive oil and salt. Simple and delicious. We can’t get enough of this combo. It’s always a hit!

10 – Seared Scallops

Alright, so seared scallops need to make the list. Picture this: caramelized outside and tender inside. Perfect texture.

Bearnaise sauce lifts the flavor to another level. The herby richness meshes perfectly with the mild sweetness of scallops. It feels gourmet.

We tried it for dinner last night. No leftovers, not even one.