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Slow Cooker Stews

Try these best-loved slow cooker stews for yourself. Recipes include beef stew, chutney, lamb stew, chili verde, seafood stew, bean stew, cabbage stew, ham stew and more.

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Instead of chuck roast, you can also use eye of round for this recipe. You can also serve it with noodles, rice or flour tortillas if you like.—Pat Dazis, Charlotte, North Carolina
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French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew

When it comes to this thick down-home stew, Iola Egle lets her slow cooker do the work. "Then I simply toss together a green salad and dinner is ready," she pens from Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Slow-Cooked Hearty Jambalaya

Slow-Cooked Hearty Jambalaya

Slow-Cooked Hearty Jambalaya

I love anything with Cajun spices, so I came up with this slow-cooker jambalaya that’s just as good as that served in restaurants. If you can’t find Andouille sausage, hot links, smoked sausage or chorizo will also work. I like to serve it with warm cornbread and garnished with sliced green onions. —Jennifer Fulk, Moreno Valley, California

Pork Chili Verde

Pork Chili Verde

Pork Chili Verde

Pork slowly stews with jalapenos, onion, green enchilada sauce and spices in this flavor-packed Mexican dish. It's great on its own or stuffed in a warm tortilla with sour cream, grated cheese or olives on the side. —Kimberly Burke, Chico, California
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Creole Black Beans 'n' Sausage

Creole Black Beans 'n' Sausage

Creole Black Beans 'n' Sausage

Cheryl Landers can easily add a Louisiana entree to her LaTour, Missouri table any day of the week. “I brown the meat, cut up veggies and measure spices the night before, and then assemble and start it cooking the next morning,” she pens. “When I get home, I make the rice…and dinner is served!”

Creamy Bratwurst Stew

Creamy Bratwurst Stew

Creamy Bratwurst Stew

A rich sauce coats this hearty combination of potatoes, carrots and bratwurst chunks. I adapted a baked stew recipe that appeared in a newspaper. This is so comforting on cold winter evenings. —Susan Holmes, Germantown, Wisconsin

Hunter's Delight

Hunter's Delight

Hunter's Delight

“We live in the ’north woods,’ so we usually have an ample supply of venison. This is a recipe our mom made often, and it’s one of our favorites.” —Terry Paull, Eagle River, Wisconsin

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Here is a variation of a beef stew that I came across. With sweet flavor from apricots and squash, we think it has South American or Cuban flair. The addition of corn makes it even more hearty. —Ruth Rodriguez of Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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.

Creamy Cabbage-Pork Stew

Creamy Cabbage-Pork Stew

Creamy Cabbage-Pork Stew

Savory flavors blend beautifully in this hearty recipe from field editor Ruth Ann Stelfox of Raymond, Alberta. “This stew can also be made in a slow cooker,“ she notes. “In a pinch, I use a ring of garlic bologna cut into chunks in place of the pork shoulder.“

Southwestern Pork and Squash Soup

Southwestern Pork and Squash Soup

Southwestern Pork and Squash Soup

I adapted a pork and squash stew recipe, using tomatoes and Southwestern-style seasonings. My husband and sons loved it, and the leftovers were even better the next day! Try it with fresh corn muffins. —Molly Newman, Portland, Oregon

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

Minestrone Stew

Minestrone Stew

Minestrone Stew

Janie Hoskins of Red Bluff, California adds green chilies to this slow-cooked stew made from convenient pantry ingredients. You're sure to like the taste...and the thrifty per-serving cost.

Beef Stew Provencal

Beef Stew Provencal

Beef Stew Provencal

When I was young, my favorite food to order in a restaurant was beef stew. My mother and I decided to create our own and experimented with different ingredients until we came up with this recipe. Everyone liked this slow cooker version so much that now it's a tradition every time the whole family is together. —Chelsey Larsen, Sparks, Nevada
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