There are plenty of mouthwatering stews that aren’t hard to make. These delicious dishes are great when the weather’s cold but they’re good any time of the year. You won’t be stuck for ideas because there are lots of stew recipes to choose from. Perhaps you want to try Caribbean chicken stew, Italian potato and zucchini stew, beef masala, or another hearty and flavorful option. Pair any of these with some crusty bread and you will have a wonderful meal!
Easy Slow Cooker Kielbasa, Cabbage And Potatoes
Slow cooker kielbasa, cabbage, and potatoes is a hearty, warming dish that’s perfect for a chilly evening. This ‘stick-to-your-ribs’ dish pairs a rich sausage with cabbage and potatoes for a simple yet delicious evening meal. You can make this slow cooked meal for a tasty dinner.
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Curry Coconut Chickpea Stew
Garlic, coconut, red curry paste, tomatoes, and kale are just some of the exciting flavours in this curry vegetable stew. It’s worth making a batch because it reheats easily and freezes well too.
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Pasta E Ceci
This delicious chickpea soup boasts a variety of flavours from bacon to garlic, rosemary, tomatoes, and more. It’s an iconic recipe from Italy which is nutritious as well as hearty and satisfying. This pasta e ceci recipe will get rave reviews.
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You might have made Julia Child’s beef bourguignon before or another version. Simple dishes are often the best. As long as you have beef, red wine and herbs, you can rustle this up whenever a beef burgundy craving hits!
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Slow Cooker Chunky Ham, Potato, Cheese And Broccoli Stew
Can you think of a more tempting winter warmer than slow cooker chunky ham, potato, cheese, and broccoli stew? This rich, thick, and hearty dish is packed with flavor and is the perfect comfort food recipe to make with leftover ham.
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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
This Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken is packed with spicy Mexican flavors. It’s super easy to prepare on a weeknight or on the weekend for a hearty meal with the family.
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Easy Hamburger Stew
This easy hamburger stew is a delicious blend of flavors that will warm you up from the inside out. Packed with lean ground beef, a medley of fresh vegetables, and a savory broth, this soup is not only delicious but also incredibly simple to make in a slow cooker.
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Easy Southwestern Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Stew
This One-Pot Southwestern slow cooker chicken tortilla stew is infused with herbaceous cilantro, smokey chili powder, a bit of spice from green chili peppers, tomatoes, corn, black beans, onions, and chicken. All these combined make for a luscious, brothy, Mexican-inspired chicken stew topped with a mound of cheese and tortilla chips for a rich dinner after a long day at work.
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Old-Fashioned Beef Stew With Root Vegetables
Tender beef is simmered to perfection in a roasted garlic red wine beef broth. A medley of root vegetables is cooked with potatoes to create an incredibly hearty, filling dish!
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This delicious bison stew recipe is perfect for a chilly evening. It’s a hearty stew that can be made in a slow cooker, or on the stovetop in a large heavy pot.
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Zucchini Stew With Potatoes
Zucchini Stew with Potatoes is a rustic Italian-inspired main dish. This vegan and gluten-free recipe is healthy and loaded with vegetables. Enjoy a warm bowl of this comforting stew on its own or with some crusty bread.
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Venison Stew Recipe
The best Crock-Pot Venison Stew recipe is full of tender deer stew meat, hearty veggies, and simple ingredients. So easy to make using a slow cooker!
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Instant Pot Bo Kho (Vietnamese Beef Stew)
Learn how to cook Instant Pot Bo Kho (Pressure Cooker Bo Kho)! Tender & juicy Vietnamese Beef Stew bursting with rich savory-umami-sweet aromatic flavors. You’ll fall in love with the warm toasted baguette soaking up all the tasty beef broth with our secret umami flavor booster sauce.
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Lontong Sayur Lodeh (Indonesian Vegetable Stew With Compressed Rice Cakes)
As the sun sets on a warm summer evening, the air is filled with the siren song of aromatic herbs, spices, and rich coconut milk. The sounds of sizzling oil and bubbling broth waft through the open windows, inviting you to enter a world of flavors and colors. Throughout Indonesia, this vibrant dish has captured the hearts and palates of millions: Lontong Sayur Lodeh.
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Ginataang Kalabasa (Vegan Filipino Coconut Milk Stew)
Ginataang Kalabasa is a classic Filipino stew that shows off the country’s rich culinary tapestry with the creaminess of coconut milk, and the subtle heat of aromatic spices.
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Kidney Bean Stew
Kidney bean stew is a hearty and flavorful dish perfect to keep you warm on a cold day. It’s packed with a lot of delicious ingredients that make this stew very enjoyable and satisfying. This bean stew gets ready in just 30 minutes and is vegan and gluten-free.
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Slow Cooker Hungarian Goulash
Hungarian goulash is a hearty stew with a bright flavorful paprika broth. It’s a high-protein stew packed with fork-tender chunks of beef along with some carrots and potatoes
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One-Pot Lemony Red Lentil Stew (Low Carb & Keto-Friendly)
Need a one-pot quick and easy meal idea? Our lemony red lentil keto-friendly stew is just the thing! Comforting, flavorful, and packed with nutrients for brain health. Family-friendly and perfect for meal prepping. We also share how to cook red lentils in two ways.
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Cioppino Recipe (Seafood Stew)
An easy take on a classic Italian-American dish, this Cioppino recipe, also known as seafood stew or seafood cioppino, is warm, hearty, and incredibly delicious. Serve it warm with thick, crusty bread!
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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stew
This vegan mushroom stew is comforting, luxuriously creamy and flavorful, yet surprisingly light. Made with whole-food ingredients including fresh and dried mushrooms, potatoes, carrots, garlic, and rosemary. Serve with salad, rice, or your favorite crusty bread for dipping. This mushroom stew is gluten-free and oil-free (WFPB).
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Creamy Three Bean Chicken Stew
When the temperature drops, we turn to comfort foods. Unfortunately, here in Houston the cold weather rarely lasts for long, so we need to be ready for some good hearty foods when it happens! And what’s better than a nice and cozy pot of soup on a cold winter’s day?? This Creamy Three Bean Chicken Stew is an easy and tasty recipe to enjoy a protein-packed stew with chicken and a variety of beans as the centerpiece.
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Turkish Stew With Beef
This Turkish stew with beef and vegetables is perfect for cold days. It is easy to make despite taking some time. The slow cooking process allows the meat to become incredibly tender and juicy.
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Easy Authentic Beef Nihari
Enjoy slow-simmered Pakistani nihari with succulent beef shanks spiced with homemade nihari masala. Like soothing beef paya soup, Pakistani beef stew is hearty and filling – making it a perfect cozy meal for the cooler winter months. Don’t forget the homemade naan to soak up all the delicious flavors. And once you’ve made this recipe with beef, try mutton nihari next.
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Oxtail Stew Recipe
This oxtail stew recipe is warm, hearty, savory and so comforting! It simmers away until the meat becomes fall off the bone tender. This beef oxtail is incredibly flavorful. Great for family dinners, cold winter nights, meal prep and leftovers!
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Caribbean Chicken Stew
This savory, mildly-spiced Caribbean Chicken Stew is easy to make, budget-friendly, and dependably delicious. Perfect for family gatherings and cozy weeknight meals.
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Easy Shrimp Stew Recipe
Make this Easy Shrimp Stew for a great option when you want something different and unique for dinner. This spicy and comforting dish will warm you up from head to toe.
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Dutch Oven Beef Stew
Best easy Dutch oven beef stew recipe! This homemade beef stew has meltingly tender pieces of beef chuck roast, carrots, and potato in a rich broth.
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Moghrabieh (Lebanese Pearl Couscous And Chicken Stew)
Moghrabieh is a hearty and comforting Lebanese pearl couscous and chicken stew that is popular throughout the Middle East. It’s spiced with rich and warm spices making it a perfect fall or winter meal.
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You are in for a treat with this Beef Masala packed with bold flavors and tender chunks of beef. This recipe will take your imagination to the streets of India with its aromatic blend of herbs and spices.
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Japanese Beef Curry Recipe
I found the curry recipe very adaptable. The recipe serves 4 people but I needed enough curry for 6 servings so that we have enough for dinner and for lunch the next day. I increased the amount of meat, vegetables, and spices by 50% but used the same amount of liquid.
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Romanian Peas And Chicken Stew Recipe – Mancare De Mazare Cu Pui
I have always liked this Romanian peas and chicken stew recipe. It was often cooked by one of my grandmothers on a weekend, when my mother, sister and I would go visit. I liked that this peas and chicken stew had a slightly sweet taste, and what kid doesn’t like dessert for lunch? Of course, there isn’t any sugar in this recipe, but the peas and the tomato sauce have just enough natural sweetness that contributes to the flavour of this stew.
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Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Stew Recipe
Today, I got one of my favorite side dishes ever: A simple chickpea stew. This recipe is as simple to make as it is delicious. It requires very little effort and brings tasty, high-quality plant-based protein to any meal. It is also super budget-friendly and uses few ingredients. Are you sold? Then let’s jump into this Mediterranean chickpea stew recipe!
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Cuban Ropa Vieja (shredded Beef Stew Recipe)
Slow-cooked shredded beef and vegetables that resemble a pile of colourful rags is what Cubans call Ropa Vieja (or Ropa Vieja Cubana). From the Spanish term for “old clothes”, this rich shredded beef stew is one of Cuba’s most popular and beloved dishes. A filling and hearty Cuban Ropa Vieja Recipe is a great one for a delicious dinner on a cold evening!
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West African Vegan Peanut Stew With Butternut Squash
A recipe for peanut butter lovers! But this time, it’s not a sweet treat! It is our favourite West African Peanut Stew. We cooked butternut squash, pepper and spinach in spiced peanut butter stock to create a rich, creamy and satisfying stew for cold winter evenings!
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Hearty Vegan Stew And Dumplings
Nothing quite hits the spot on a cold winter’s night like this classic vegan stew and dumplings, which are so soft and fluffy. Hearty and comforting, it only needs one pan and it’s ready in 30 minutes. Plus, if you love stews, you may like a Vegan Beef Stew too.
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This dish entails a rich and hearty soup, featuring succulent beef shank, carrots, and onions, all floating in a fragrant broth infused with mild citrus hints of lemongrass.
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Brazilian Feijoada (Black Bean Stew)
This recipe for Brazilian Feijoada with Garlic Butter Rice makes this iconic Brazilian Pork and Black Bean Stew approachable for any home cook. Made with 3 (!!!) kinds of pork and just 15 minutes of active prep time, this hearty, stick-to-your-ribs meal is sure to banish even your biggest hunger.
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