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Hearty stews filled with tender vegetables, rich flavors of succulent beef chunks, fall-apart pork, or scrumptious chicken pieces, stews are the best dish to cuddle up with any time of the year. Here are some of our favorite stew recipes for you, your family, and friends to enjoy.

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By cindygwest

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (13 Votes)
Irish Beef & Guinness Stew 1 Picture
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Servings 6
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 200

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2.5 pounds beef chuck, brisket, or any other bone-less, slow-cooking beef
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 6-ounces bacon, speck, or pancetta, diced
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 (14.9-ounce) can Guinness Beer
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 cups chicken stock/broth
  • 3 carrots, peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch thick pieces
  • 2 large celery stalks, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 sprigs thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • creamy mashed potatoes to serve

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Guinness Beer is a dark-colored, rich Irish beer and it is the key flavoring for the sauce of this stew

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 12 chicken thighs, skinned, about 4-pounds
  • 3 1/2 cups fat-free, lower sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels, divided, about 3 ears
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 1/2 cups, cubed peeled Yukon gold or red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
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  • 2-pounds extra lean beef stew meat
  • 1/2 teaspoon oil
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  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 turnip, diced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
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  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 dried ancho chili peppers
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  • 3 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into stew cubes, divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
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  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4)
  • 1 box Betty Crocker Chicken Helper jambalaya
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups hot water
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  • 1/2 pound fully cooked Polish or kielbasa sausage, sliced, if desired
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  • 3 pounds chicken breasts, boneless, and skinless
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  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of fajita or taco seasoning
  • 1 large or 2 medium onions, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1 to 2 poblano peppers, diced
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire roasted tomatoes or regular canned tomatoes
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1.5-pounds beef top round, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, broken up and juice reserved
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs tied together with kitchen string, plus 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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  • 1 chicken
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  • 3 tablespoons sugar
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  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 5 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
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  • STEW:
  • 3 whole or 6 split chicken breasts, bone in, skin-on
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pinch plus 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, divided
  • 1 pinch plus 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground, divided
  • 5 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups yellow onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups carrots, medium-diced, blanched for 2 minutes
  • 1 (10-ounce package) frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen small whole onions
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • BISCUITS:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • I teaspoon sugar
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  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
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  • 1-pound lean chuck beef, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into slices
  • 3 large carrots, sliced into thick rounds
  • 1/2 cup shelled snap peas
  • 2 medium potatoes of any variety, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
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  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat parsley, optional for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 8 ounces slab bacon or pancetta, cut into 1/2-inch lardons
  • 1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 8 ounces dried French lentils, such as Le Puy
  • 12 sprigs parsley, leaves roughly chopped, stems tied together with a piece of kitchen twine
  • 2 bay leaves
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  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar, plus more to taste
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  • DILLED DUMPLINGS:
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound venison stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 to 5 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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  • 1 lb turkey
  • 3-4 T olive oil
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 8 small red potatoes
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 T flour
  • 10 3/4 can chicken broth
  • 1 c dry red wine
  • 1 t thyme
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c chopped parsley
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Catfish stew is the rich, creamy, and comforting dish that you're going to crave every night of the week

  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1-pound of catfish filets cut into chunks
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 2 cups of diced potatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of basil
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 (8-ounce) can of stewed corn
  • 2 cups of milk
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Butcher-chef Tia Harrison finds making stew a versatile way to use cuts like pork shoulder, shanks and belly

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 1/2 pounds trimmed boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 large white onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 8 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 pound carrots, cut crosswise into 2-inch lengths
  • 3 ancho chiles, seeded and cut into very thin strips with scissors
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 6 plum tomatoes, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
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