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Warm up on chilly fall and winter days with these Cozy Stew Recipes that are the ultimate cold weather comfort food!
Nothing tastes better than a warm, comforting bowl of stew on a cold day! Cozy up by the fire, and enjoy these Easy and Delicious Stew Recipes perfect for easy weeknight meals, weekend food prep, and casual get-togethers all fall and winter long!
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Make Delicious, Satisfying Meals in a Fraction of the Time with the Instant Pot
Many of the recipes in this collection are made with the Instant Pot (each recipe also has instructions for alternative cooking methods if you don’t have an Instant Pot).
Instant Pots are incredibly popular right now, and for good reason! Most of us live fast-paced lives that can make getting a healthy dinner on the table every night a huge challenge. That’s why the Instant Pot is such a lifesaver!
This Best Selling Instant Pot Model combines 7 kitchen appliances in 1 to save you space, including a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer.
I recently bit the bullet and bought an Instant Pot, and my only regret is not getting one sooner! My favorite function is the pressure cooker because it lets you whip up healthy, hearty dishes in just minutes instead of several hours like with conventional cooking methods.
And the pressure cooker is super easy to use! It’s nothing like those dangerous and complicated pressure cookers of the past.
My Instant Pot has actually already paid for itself with these Cheap and Easy Instant Pot Recipes!
Do you use an Instant Pot to prep easy meals? I would love to know what you think of it. Please share your experience in the comments below!
Hearty Stews for Easy + Satisfying Cold Weather Meals
Make this quick and easy stew in the Instant Pot with just 6 ingredients in 45 minutes! So easy!
Guinness Beer gives the sauce in this Irish Beef and Guinness Stew an incredible rich, deep flavor, and the beef is fall-apart tender. Serve with Irish Soda Bread for a special meal any night of the week!
This warming Chicken Stew is made in the slow cooker, so you can set it and forget it until dinnertime!
This healthy Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Stew is an easy comfort food dinner the whole family with enjoy! Moms love the Crock Pot, while kids adore the little meatballs throughout this hearty, nourishing dish.
Stifado is a thick, onion-y Greek stew perfect for chilly nights when you want a cozy dinner. Though stifado is often made with beef or lamb, this recipe features chicken, adding artichokes to mix and wrapping it all up in a thick, rich tomato and wine based sauce. Yum!
A rich French-style beef stew with red wine and vegetables. You’ll love the intense flavor and it’s so easy to make in a Dutch oven – low and slow! Serve this stew with crusty bread and a salad for a simple, yet elegant meal.
Considered by many to be the signature dish of San Francisco, Cioppino is a wonderful seafood stew that is perfect for entertaining and holidays. Serve this with crusty sourdough bread to sop up all the delicious broth for a truly Californian dining experience!
This recipe is like a thick, hearty Minestrone with Italian sausage, elbow macaroni, and creamy mozzarella cheese. It’s also budget friendly!
This easy Lamb Stew recipe is filled with healthy and tasty ingredients. A one pot lamb stew with minimum preparation time is perfect for family meals.
Philly Cheesesteak Beef Stew is made with richly browned chuck roast in butter with onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms in a rich beef gravy that simmers low and slow in the oven and has all the flavors of a Philly Cheesesteak – excluding the Cheez Whiz!
This Shrimp and Spicy Italian Sausage Stew will knock your socks of with flavor and is perfect for those meals when you want to impress!
This Vietnamese beef stew has all the flavors of a traditional beef stew with additional aromatics from lemongrass and star anise to give it another dimension of flavor. It can be easily transformed into a beef noodle soup bowl, as well!
This recipe features Asian flavors like fish sauce and coconut aminos paired with hearty fall root vegetables that will fill you up.
This Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Stew is bound to be your new favorite winter comfort food! It’s hearty, creamy, cheesy, and loaded with vegetables. The Crock Pot makes it an easy weeknight meal.
Brunswick Stew is a classic, iconic stew recipe. Get this family favorite Brunswick Stew recipe that is sure to become this hit of every gathering you serve it.
This delicious Oxtail Stew recipe features oxtails braised in red wine and stock with onions, parsnips, and carrots for a hearty, rich meal that’s to die for!
This easy Moroccan lamb stew is perfectly saucy and packs flavor from some amazing spices, including Ras El Hanout, cinnamon, and allspice. Chickpeas and dried apricots complete this hearty stew. Braising and slow-cooker instructions included.
Campfire Stew is a hearty, flavorful, and meaty stew that can be easily made on a campfire or in an Instant Pot, slow cooker, or oven.
This Easy 20-Minute Whitefish Fish Stew is cooked in a delicious, rich, and fragrant broth, topped with fresh cilantro, and served over quinoa or rice.
Chase away the cold with this flavorful crock pot beef stew! Apple cider and a little bacon give this homemade beef stew smoky and slightly sweet undertones from the apple cider or juice.
Make the most of fall and winter with these Seasonal Stew Recipes you and your family will love for years to come!
Do you like to make warm, comforting stews on cold fall and winter days? What are some of your favorite cold weather recipes? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!