If you’ve ever wondered what to serve with pot roast, look no further! These amazing pot roast sides are cozy, hearty, and easy recipes that will perfectly compliment your tender meat and gravy. Mix and match these roast beef sides for the perfect menu every time!
Is there anything more cozy on a cold day than a tender, succulent pot roast covered in gravy? Whether you make it in a dutch oven (affiliate), slow cooker (affiliate), or Instant Pot (affiliate), this is the absolute best way to use your chuck roast, bottom round, or other beef roast. Turn it into a classic Yankee pot roast, a flavorful Mississippi pot roast, or a simple roast beef without vegetables.
Our go-to recipe is this Slow Cooker Fall Apart Pot Roast recipe. With just 5 simple ingredients, it’s a real winner for a simple but home-cooked meal.
🍽 What to serve with pot roast
If you’ve ever felt unsure about what to serve with roast beef, you’re not alone. Choosing amazing side dishes for pot roast will make your whole menu shine, so it’s worth your time. A classic pot roast menu would include potatoes, vegetables, and bread. So today we’re sharing our favorite roast beef sides in each category.
🥔 Potato sides
Whenever someone asks me what goes good with pot roast, I always start with potatoes! You can serve creamy mashed potatoes to soak up the gravy, crispy seasoned potatoes to add texture, or even step outside of the box with baked sweet potatoes. These are absolutely essential pot roast sides!
🥕 Vegetable sides
There are so many vegetables to go with roast beef dinner! If you’re shooting for a more classic menu, I suggest green beans and pan roasted corn. But oven-roasted broccoli and crispy Brussel’s sprouts also make good options.
🥖 Bread sides
There are good sides for pot roast, and then there are the BEST sides for pot roast. Breads fall into the best category for me. Since this is a classic yet hearty meal, you don’t need anything extravagant. Simple dinner rolls or tender biscuits will do perfectly.
👨🏼🍳 Full pot roast menu
If you want a full menu with advice, shortcuts, and tips for a crowd, check out our Sunday Dinner: Pot Roast Edition. You can follow that menu as-is, or feel free to switch out some of the sides for recipes you found here today. It’s the perfect meal to draw your family and friends to the table this season.
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