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    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes

    Stew Recipes are what everyone is looking for when the temperature starts cooling off. There is nothing as comforting and cozy as a big pot of stew simmering all day. The smells, flavors and all the anticipation of digging into one perfect stew…

    Melt in your mouth meat cooked in with great seasonings and flavorings… We decided to give you all the stews of the world in one place. This list of Stew Recipes has all the stews you can think of. From beef to pork and chicken to all kind of mixes and combinations.

    There is of course basic classic beef stew plus a French spin like Beef Bourguinon, Belgiums famous Carbonnade Flamande, and Irish stew and Italian stew. There are local classics like pollo guisado, menudo, calderita and kedjenou.

    Find out all these new flavors and you end up with one delicious flavor bomb. There is so much to cook this winter…

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes.

    1. Beef Bourguignon (Julia Child Recipe)

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - beef bourguignon.

    Beef Bourguignon is a savory French classic. Tender chunks of beef, veggies and potatoes braised in a wine infused broth. So good. Foods like these are meant for one happy meal time.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    2. Guinness Beef Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Guinness beef stew.

    Who doesn’t like a nice steaming pot of stew? Melt in your mouth beef, hearty veggies, and an amazing Guinness stout based gravy. So comforting!

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    3. Brunswick Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Brunswick stew.

    This Southern classic will feed the large crowds. This pulled pork and roasted chicken stew along with veggies is loaded with flavors. Try this Southern comfort food next time you have some leftover rotisserie chicken or BBQ pulled pork. Great way to repurpose the leftovers… In a stew!!

    Get the Recipe @ gonnawantsseconds

    4. Gumbo

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - gumbo.

    Gumbo, a traditional Creole specialty from Louisiana. A classic blend of meat and seafood and the holy trinity of vegetables along with Creole spices and herbs. This would take a few hours, simmering in its goodness, but the wait would be well worth it when you get to sip your first spoonful.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    5. Maafe

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - maafe.

    This West African peanut stew, Maafe (or Mafe), is loaded with rich savory flavors. Any meat of your choice goes great in this perfectly spiced peanut butter and tomato based sauce.

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    6. Filipino Pork Menudo

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - pork menudo.

    Are you ready for a big bowl of the most delicious, melt in your mouth pork stew? You’ve come to the right place! This Filipino Pork Menudo is bursting with soul-satisfying flavors!

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    7. Sicilian-Style Fish Stew Recipe

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Sicilian fish stew.

    Looking for something to cook with your favorite fish? Don’t fry it… stew it! Add Italian flavors to the stew with plenty of aromatics, capers and raisins and more. Finger licking delicious…

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    8. Kedjenou Chicken (Ivory Coast Stew)

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - kedjenou chicken.

    Kedjenou is a beloved stew in the Ivory Coast. It’s so simple, yet so spectacularly tasty. Do you want it spicy? Oh, I will show you how to make it spicy!

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    9. Dominican Pollo Guisado (Chicken Stew)

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - pollo guisado.

    Pollo Guisado, a classic comfort food in many Latin countries. This Dominican version uses simple ingredients to create an amazing depth of flavor.

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    10. Dublin Coddle

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Dublin coddle.

    Some cold, chilly winter night would you like to cuddle up with this warm, hearty, rich, sumptuous Irish stew? This Dublin coddle is cozy beyond COZY!!

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    11. Chicken Caldereta

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - chicken caldereta.

    Chicken Caldereta… Try this mild yet tasty coconut based Filipino stew. It’s packed with loads of veggies and tons of flavor!

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    12. Classic Beef Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - classic beef stew.

    This classic Beef Stew has all the fixings! A truly simple dish to make with simple ingredients, but one that’s loaded with a multitude of deep and rich flavors. Some things are forever craved…

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    13. Bouillabaisse

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - boulliabaisse.

    Celebrating some special occasion at home? This French seafood stew is your answer. This fancy and elegant stew is a combination of assorted seafood in a broth. Shrimp, clams, mussels and fresh fish all simmered in a flavorful broth. All you need is some warm crusty bread… Divine.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    14. Oxtail Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - oxtail stew.

    Have you tried oxtail? This rich flavor bomb of a stew is the way to try it the first time. Here, the meat is braised until tender in a rich and flavorful gravy. Serve it with a plateful of rice and you are all set for amazing new flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    15. Chicken Cacciatore

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - chicken cacciatore.

    This classic rustic Italian dish is extremely flavorful. Chicken is cooked to fall off the bone tender, low and slow, along with onions, tomatoes, Italian fresh herbs, vegetables and wine. Your whole family is going to love this delicious Italian meal.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    16. Chili Verde

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - chili verde.

    This authentic Chili Verde is Mexican pork stew which is slow cooked until the pork is juicy tender and melt in your mouth. The homemade chili verde sauce is made with roasted tomatillos, onions, garlic, poblano and jalapeño peppers. Serve it with avocado, lime, sour cream and cheese. It’s Mexican cuisine at its best!

    Get the Recipe @ closetcooking

    17. Birria

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - birria.

    Birria is a traditional Mexican dish. This beef stew is loaded with all the Mexican flavors. You can make this on stovetop, crock pot or instant pot. Serve it in its most traditional way as stew with some tacos, with Mexican rice, or use the same recipe to make the famous birria tacos.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    18. Hungarian Goulash

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Hungarian goulash.

    Hungarian Goulash is nothing like the classic American Goulash. They just share the common name “Goulash”. This European dish is a rich and hearty beef and potato stew cooked slow and low until the meat is melt in your mouth. You would need one special ingredients though to make this happen… Hungarian paprika.

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    19. Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Italian beef stew.

    Crock pot is a great way to cook the stew slow and low. This stew has an Italian twist. Beef along with veggies, beans and artichokes in a tomato wine based gravy. So Yumm…

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    20. Carbonnade Flamande

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Carbonnade Flamande.

    Carbonnade Flamande, or  Flemish beef stew, is a popular and classic Belgian stew. Most of the ingredients are similar to any regular stew, except they use Belgian brown beer along with some bread and mustard to thicken it up. It’s usually served with potato fries. How unique…

    Get the Recipe @ leeksandhighheels

    21. Easy Mediterranean-Style Shrimp Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Mediterranean shrimp stew.

    How about cooking something special for your loved ones? This rustic Mediterranean style shrimp stew in tomato sauce is an excellent choice with some crusty warm bread. This one is perfect for some cozy weekend dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    22. Irish Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Irish.

    This classic Irish stew never disappoints anyone. Tender meat, carrots and potatoes simmered slow and low in perfectly seasoned beer broth and you end up with one delicious pot. This stew is a MUST for chilly winter nights.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    23. Instant Pot Spicy Beef Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - spicy beef.

    Craving some zing in your stew? How about this spicy beef stew, cooked in a jiffy in your favorite instant pot. It has a nice Mexican twist on your regular stew with salsa, corn and warm Mexican spices. This one is for you if you are hunting some new flavors in your stew pot.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    24. One-Pot Chicken Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - chicken.

    All you need is a few regular ingredients for this delicious rustic and hearty chicken stew. You will want some crusty warm bread to go along this fantastic stew dinner. Enjoy tender chicken meat and veggies in every single bite.

    Get the Recipe @ littlebroken

    25. Mexican Pork Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Mexican pork.

    Do you like pork stew? Then this pork stew with sausage and beans full of Mexican flavors is for you. This one turns up with tender melt in your mouth meat with a tad bit of kick. Now that pot does look wonderful.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    26. Slow Cooker Campfire Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - campfire.

    It’s called campfire stew for a reason. This is a bowl you need on those chilly winter nights around a campfire with your family. Tender, juicy pork along with carrots, butternut squash and cannellini beans all in a delicious tomato sauce with warm spices. Yumm…

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    27. Ratatouille

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - ratatoullie.

    Ratatouille might sound very fancy and French, but it has a simple, beautiful soul. This colorful vegetable stew is perfect for meatless nights. This French classic can be made with any of the veggies present in your kitchen. Try it and impress your friends and family with this simple vegetarian affair.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    28. Pozole

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - pozole.

    Now nothing is more classic Mexican food than Pozole. This hearty soup like stew is made with tender pork with hominy in homemade red chili sauce. It’s typically garnished with shredded cabbage and radishes. How peculiar!

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    29. Spanish Chicken Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Spanish chicken.

    Now you will completely fall in love with this Spanish Chicken Stew. Tender chicken is simmered with tomatoes and peppers along with raisins and olives to create the flavor magic in a bowl. This one is your answer if you are hunting healthy stew recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    30. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - corned beef and cabbage.

    Save this stew for St. Patrick’s day. Something new and different than regular corn beef and cabbage. Stew them in the crockpot and you are going to be amazed with the flavors. It’s as easy as throw everything in the crock and forget about it till dinner time…

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    31. Russian Sweet and Sour Beef Stew Solyanka

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - solyanka.

    Solyanka is something many of us are not aware of. But if you are a true meat lover, this rustic hearty Russian stew is for you. It’s made with beef and smoked kielbasa sausage with mushrooms and potatoes. It has a mix of salted preserves like pickles and olives. What an interesting flavor bender.

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    32. Philly Cheesesteak Beef Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - Philly cheesesteak.

    All the Philly Cheesesteak lovers, this one is for you. This stew simmers low and slow in the oven for that melt in your mouth deliciousness. Chuck roast is fork tender along with onions, bell peppers and mushrooms in a rich beef gravy. You gotta try this one..

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    33. Braised Beef and Green Bean Stew (Lebanese Lubee)

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - beef and green bean.

    We love all Middle Eastern Food. This Lebanese beef and green beans is no exception. Beef is slow cooked along with earthy spices like cinnamon and cumin with green beans. The end result is new flavors that would entice you forever.

    Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan

    34. Lamb Stew

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - lamb.

    This one takes some time, but the wait is well worth it when you dig into melt in your mouth perfect lamb stew. All the comforting flavors with meat and veggies. A MUST for all lamb meat lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    35. Sancocho

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes - sancocho.

    We are ending this fabulous stew recipe list with a Latin flavor BOMB. This Puerto Rican favorite is something everybody has loved for generations in any Latin household. Jam packed with Latin flavors and a mix of meat and variety of veggies. Embrace the new flavors with a bowl of Sancocho…

    Get the Recipe @ latinamommeals

    There you go, we have taken care of all your stew time this winter. From any meat of your choice, make that pot simmer low and slow and enjoy it with friends and family.

    Save these stew recipes by pinning or bookmarking this collection and you are back to them in seconds. No need to search all over the internet when you have 35 amazing stews in one place. Enjoy…

    Stew recipes.

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes

    This great collection of easy Stew Recipes will keep you warm and cozy when the temperatures start to fall. One of our favorites is this Guinness beef stew:


    • 2.5 lbs chuck roast, cut into 1.5 in chunks
    • 1 lb baby potatoes
    • 4 carrots, roughly chopped
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 4 celery stalks, chopped
    • 5-6 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1 12oz bottle Guinness stout
    • 2 cups beef broth
    • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
    • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary (or 2 tsp dried)
    • 7-8 sprigs fresh thyme (or 2 tsp dried)
    • 3 bay leaves
    • Salt & pepper to taste
    • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
    • 2-3 Tbsp flour


      1. In a skillet over medium high heat, add oil then beef chunks. Give a quick sear to all sides. Don't overcrowd, work in batches if necessary.
      2. In slow cooker, add half of veggies, then meat, herbs, and chopped garlic then remaining veggies. Add liquids. Everything should be submerged. If needed add additional water or broth.
      3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
      4. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of flour with cold water. Gradually stir into cooked stew until you get your desired consistency.


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