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Comfort Food Stew Recipes

Try these savory comfort food stew recipes, including beef stew, goulash, chicken stew, cazuela, vegetable stew, mushroom stew, bean stew, dumpling stew and more.

Chicken and Sausage Stew

Chicken and Sausage Stew

Chicken and Sausage Stew

I enjoy cooking for family and friends, but I don't want to break the bank. That's why I frequently rely on delicious one-pot meals like this.—Ernest Foster, Climax, New York

Cider Beef Stew

Cider Beef Stew

Cider Beef Stew

When I was a new bride 25 years ago, this recipe was inside a serving dish I received as a gift. It's great on winter evenings served with a loaf of fresh bread. The cider and vinegar help tenderize the meat and provide wonderful flavor to this hearty stew. -Carol Hendrickson, Laguna Beach, California

Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

Here's a good old-fashioned stew with rich beef gravy that lets the flavor of the potatoes and carrots come through. This is the perfect hearty dish for a blustery winter day. I make it often this time of year. — Alberta McKay, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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Herbed Beef Stew

Herbed Beef Stew

Herbed Beef Stew

This stew looks as terrific as it tastes! Flavored with a variety of herbs and chockfull of vegetables, this recipe lists salt as an option, making it ideal for family members and friends who must restrict sodium. —Marlene Severson, Everson, Washington

Beef Barley Stew

Beef Barley Stew

Beef Barley Stew

I like barley, so I knew I had to try this recipe when I ran across it in a newspaper some years ago. It's nice to have a tasty, filling dish that's lower in fat.—June Formanek, Belle Plaine, Iowa

Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings

Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings

Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings

Meet the Cook: You could call me a "recipe tinkerer". It's fun to take a recipe, substitute ingredients, add seasonings to spice it up and make the final result my own! -Shawn Asiala, Boca Raton, Florida

Quick Beef Stew

Quick Beef Stew

Quick Beef Stew

This recipe deliciously proves savory stews don't have to simmer for hours.—Laura McCormick, Lebanon, Missouri

Low-Fat Beef Stew

Low-Fat Beef Stew

Low-Fat Beef Stew

Now even folks on restricted diets can indulge in a hearty helping of stew!—Marian Stalknecht, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Herbed Beef Stew and Dumplings

Herbed Beef Stew and Dumplings

Herbed Beef Stew and Dumplings

Meet the Cook: With our supply of homegrown beef, I'm always searching for new ideas on how to cook it. That's the way I came to invent this dish. Everyone loves it! My husband and I have three children, all of them now grown. -Madeleine DeGruchy, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
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