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    The 30+ 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 stew-Carbonnade Flamande, and Irish stew and Italian stew. There are local classics stews like pollo guisado, menudo, calderita and kedjenou.

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

    The 35 BEST Stew Recipes.

    1. 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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    2. Chicken Cacciatore ( Italian Rustic Stew)

    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.

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    3. Chili Verde ( Mexican Pork Stew)

    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!

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    4. Birria ( Mexican Beef Stew)

    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.

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    5. Chicken Stew

    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.

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    6. Filipino Pork Adobo ( Pork Stew)

    Tender, melt in your mouth pork loaded with tons of flavors, cooked for hours to a create rich, savory stew… that’s our Pork Adobo for you!

    This version of Pork Adobo is tad bit more tasty and addictive. It’s called Adobo sa Gata! It takes the classic adobo and adds a creamy twist with the inclusion of coconut milk.

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    7. Pork Stew

    Our Pork Stew is the ultimate winter time one-pot dinner, full of flavor and sure to satisfy your hungry crowd. Pork shoulder chunks simmer in a wine and herb enhanced gravy along with hearty vegetables.

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    8. Meatball Stew

    Just in time for fall, our Meatball Stew recipe is the hearty, family friendly dinner you’ll be cooking till the first buds of spring.

    I mean, how can it miss? Everyone loves stew. Everyone loves meatballs. This right here is the perfect fusion of both.

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    9. Brunswick Stew

    This Southern classic will feed the large crowds. This BBQ pulled pork ,chicken and brisket 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 or brisket. Great way to repurpose the leftovers… In a stew!!

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    10. Fricase de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)

    This Fricase de Pollo recipe is a hearty and delicious stew, where tender chicken thighs braise in a well seasoned, wine-infused broth.

    The Cuban version of Chicken Fricassee, it is a beautiful combination of flavors, and gets further bulked up with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and olives.

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    11. Beef Tagine (Moroccan Beef Stew)

    Brimming with sweet and savory flavors, this Moroccan Beef Stew is super fragrant as soon as you start making it. Thanks to all the earthy exotic spices like coriander, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, this stew takes on some amazing flavors from the exotic land called Morocco.

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    12. Carbonnade Flamande ( Flamish Beef Stew)

    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…

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    13. Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

    I’m sharing a special dish that’s close to my heart, my Jamaican-style Chicken Stew. This dish is a staple in every Jamaican home, loved for its deep, bold flavors and hearty, comforting qualities. It’s celebrated across the island for bringing people together and is just as perfect for a family dinner as it is for a festive gathering.

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    14. Asopao de Pollo (Chicken & Rice Stew)

    Try our Asopao de Pollo, a stew with tender chicken, rice, and vegetables. It’s a traditional Caribbean dish, perfect for colder days.

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    15. Moqueca ( Brazilian Seafood Stew)

    Now, this one is special… Moqueca is a marvelously tasty Brazilian seafood stew, with a decadent coconut milk base.

    Simple ingredients like tomatoes, peppers and pantry staple seasonings, along with a squeeze of lime at the end, all come together to create magic.

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    16. Coq au Vin ( French Chicken Stew)

    This Coq au Vin recipe, based off of the dish made famous by Julia Child, is a flavorful stew of chicken and veggies braised in red wine. This one’s a keeper!

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    17. Maafe ( African Peanut Stew)

    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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    18. Dominican Pollo Guisado (Chicken Stew)

    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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    19. Filipino 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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    20. Filipino Beef Caldereta

    We are introducing comfort food at the heart of Filipino cuisine with this Beef Caldereta (or Beef Kaldereta)!! This robust and savory stew is a beloved classic, known for its rich layers of flavor and comforting warmth.

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    21. Ropa Vieja (Cuban Stew)

    This Ropa Vieja, Cuba’s national dish, is slow cooked tender shredded beef in an amazingly flavorful sauce. So good! Tender and juicy beef in authentic tomato-wine sauce along with veggies is cooked slow and low for hours till it’s shredded easily by the mere touch of a fork. It’s finished with briny olives and capers to spike the flavors up a notch.

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    22. Pozole- Mexican Pork Stew

    Pozole Rojo, a quintessential Mexican stew, embodies the spirit of traditional Mexican cuisine with its rich flavors and heartwarming qualities. This celebrated dish is not just a culinary delight, but a vibrant expression of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage.

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    23. Sancocho ( Puerto Rican Beef Stew)

    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…

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    24. Ratatouille ( French Vegetable Stew)

    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.

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    25. Kedjenou Chicken (Ivory Coast Stew)

    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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    26. 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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    27. Chicken Chasseur

    Chicken Chasseur is one of the most popular French Chicken recipes. It’s a simple dish where chicken simmers in a tomato based sauce with wine and plenty of fresh herbs.

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    28. Pisto (Spanish Vegetable Stew)

    Pisto is that famous tapa that you will find in every single Spanish restaurant! Perfectly cooked vegetable stew in a flavorful tomato sauce with plenty of good old olive oil. 

    This Mediterranean vegetable stew is a medley of summer veggies like zucchini, bell peppers, eggplant and tomatoes all simmered down to a creamy consistency.

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    29. Chicken Caldereta ( Filipino Chicken Stew)

    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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    30. Hungarian Chicken Paprikash

    Chicken Paprikash… Out-of-this-world Delicious! Paprika basks in limelight here, in a rich, comforting Hungarian Chicken Stew.

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    31. 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…

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    32. 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.

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    33. Easy Mediterranean-Style 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.

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    34. Irish Stew

    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.

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    35. Gumbo- Creole Stew

    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.

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    36. Slow Cooker Campfire Stew

    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

    37. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Stew

    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…

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    38. Russian Sweet and Sour Beef Stew 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.

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    39. Philly Cheesesteak Beef Stew

    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..

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

    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.

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    41. Bouillabaisse

    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

    42. Lamb Stew

    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.

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    43. Slow Cooker 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

    44. Beef Bourguignon (Julia Child Recipe)

    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.

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    There you go, we have taken care of all your stew time this winter. From any meat of your choice, make that stew 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 ideas in one place. Enjoy…

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    The 30+ 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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