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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.

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Hearty Ground Beef Stew

Hearty Ground Beef Stew

Hearty Ground Beef Stew

"I created this chunky soup when looking for something inexpensive and easy to make," recalls Sandra Castillo of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. The thick and hearty mixture is chock-full of ground beef, potatoes and baby carrots.

Cabbage Patch Stew

Cabbage Patch Stew

Cabbage Patch Stew

"On a chilly day, a hearty helping of this recipe is a welcome treat when you come home in the evening," suggests Violet Beard of Marshall, Illinois.

Homemade Apple Cider Beef Stew

Homemade Apple Cider Beef Stew

Homemade Apple Cider Beef Stew

It's especially nice to use this recipe in fall, when the weather gets crisp and Nebraska's apple orchards start selling fresh apple cider. This entree's subtle sweetness is a welcome change from other savory stews. We enjoy it with biscuits and slices of apple and cheddar cheese. -Joyce Glaesemann, Lincoln, Nebraska
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Homemade Italian Sausage Stew

Homemade Italian Sausage Stew

Homemade Italian Sausage Stew

One day when I was preparing Italian sausages, I decided to do something different. After browning them, I put the sausages in a pot and added other ingredients, ending up with this stew that my husband and I like very much. We have four grown children and will soon celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary!

Savory Italian Stew

Savory Italian Stew

Savory Italian Stew

My niece shared this recipe with me, and whenever I’ve served it, I get requests for the recipe. The sausage, tortellini, tomatoes, zucchini and herbs make it different from typical stews featuring meat and potatoes. It’s a hearty one-dish meal that’s simple to prepare.

Mushroom Beef Stew

Mushroom Beef Stew

Mushroom Beef Stew

Top this hearty stew with crumbled blue cheese just before serving to add a burst of flavor. Serve some now and store the rest in the freezer for another meal.—Nancy Latulippe, Simcoe, Ontario

Sweet Potato Pork Stew

Sweet Potato Pork Stew

Sweet Potato Pork Stew

I'm an avid recipe collector and have fun trying new dishes. Fortunately, my family doesn't mind experimenting with new tastes. Everyone loves the blend of flavors in this stew.

Beef Stew with Ghoulish Mashed Potatoes

Beef Stew with Ghoulish Mashed Potatoes

Beef Stew with Ghoulish Mashed Potatoes

Kids of all ages will be delighted with the seasonal twist on this hearty beef stew, which also features mushrooms and parsnips. Rich mashed potato "ghosts" are piped onto each bowlful. The cook will love the convenient slow cooker preparation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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

Fireside Beef Stew

Fireside Beef Stew

Fireside Beef Stew

This stew is perfect for warming up on a wintry day. It is a good dish to make when you're busy, since it's quick to prepare and doesn't need attention while cooking. Instead of noodles, I often serve it with rice.

Turkey Dumpling Stew

Turkey Dumpling Stew

Turkey Dumpling Stew

My mom made this stew when I was young, and it was always a hit. Since it's not time-consuming to make I can fix it on a weekend for our children, who love the tender dumplings. —Becky Mohr of Appleton, Wisconsin
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