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Healthy Cooking Stew Recipes

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Baked Vegetable Beef Stew

Baked Vegetable Beef Stew

Baked Vegetable Beef Stew

"When my granddaughter was 3, she had a bear that sang a song about 'root stew'," recalls Alice McCabe of Climax, New York. "She thought he was talking about tree roots, so I took her to the store to buy root veggies, and we made this stew."

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew

My grandmother used to make this stew as a special Sunday meal…and a memorable treat from Ireland. —Vickie Desourdy, Washington, North Carolina

Mexican Stew

Mexican Stew

Mexican Stew

I heat up cold nights by serving this thick and zesty stew with corn bread. I also like to spoon leftovers into corn tortillas with a little salsa and reduced-fat sour cream for a satisfying snack. —Mickey Terry of Del Valle, Texas
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Savory Beef Stew

Savory Beef Stew

Savory Beef Stew

Wine lends a warm background flavor for this satisfying take on a traditional French stew. Lynn Stein in Joseph, Oregon uses low-fat mashed beans to thicken her broth and boost nutrition. Serve with garlic bread and dinner's done!

Southwest Turkey Stew

Southwest Turkey Stew

Southwest Turkey Stew

I prefer main dishes that enable me to stay on my diet but still eat what the rest of the family eats. This stew is a hit with my husband and our young children. —Stephanie Wilson of Helix, Oregon

Easy Burgundy Stew

Easy Burgundy Stew

Easy Burgundy Stew

Watching your salt intake? This satisfying stew has almost 2/3 less sodium than many off-the-shelf “beef stew cup” products. To lower the sodium even further, replace the diced tomatoes with no-salt-added diced tomatoes. —Coleen Balch, Clay, New York

Pinto Bean Stew

Pinto Bean Stew

Pinto Bean Stew

"This thick, hearty stew is chock-full of beans and vegetables and makes a wonderful supper on cold winter days," relates Gina Passantino of Arlington, Virginia. "I sometimes serve it over rice for a fun change of pace. It also freezes well."

Turkey Sausage with Root Vegetables

Turkey Sausage with Root Vegetables

Turkey Sausage with Root Vegetables

I had a delicious stew recipe but rarely prepared it because sausage can be high in fat and sodium, so I substituted low-fat turkey sausage. Now it not only tastes good, it feels good—both hearty and healthy! —Lisa Zeigler-Day of Forest Park, Illinois

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

I like to sprinkle this chicken stew with toasted almonds or cashews and serve with hot couscous. Flavored with cinnamon and a touch of sweetness from the apricots, this stew tastes like you fussed. It's great for potlucks, too! —Angela Buchanan, Longmont, Colorado

All-American Beef Stew

All-American Beef Stew

All-American Beef Stew

My mother was born and raised in Japan and wasn't familiar with many American dishes when she married my father and moved to the States. This is one of the recipes her mother-in-law handed down to her. —Frances Aldal, Antelope, California

Oven Beef Stew

Oven Beef Stew

Oven Beef Stew

No one ever guesses that this traditional combination is low in fat. A thick flavorful sauce makes this hearty dish one that will be requested time and again. I know your family will enjoy it. —Debbie Patton of Westchester, Illinois
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