Beef Stew

Beef stew ranks as one of the most satisfying one-dish meals. From easy beef stew to vegetable beef stew to a crockpot variety, these easy recipes offer no-fuss versions of a warming comfort food.

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Old-Fashioned Oven Beef Stew

Betty Crocker

You can get down-home beef stew into the oven within 15 minutes. It then conveniently bakes unattended for hours.

Total: 4 hrs 15 mins

Homestyle Beef Stew for a Crowd


It takes just 15 minutes to put together the ingredients for this fabulous stew, that slowly simmers in a tomato juice-beef stock combination until the meat and vegetables practically melt in your mouth.

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

What's Our Beef? Stew!

A full-bodied beef stew, cooked slow to develop its flavors, is simple meat-and-potatoes fare at its height. Big chunks of carrots and onions play their parts, and herbs and often red wine bring the whole lovely mix together. And when you have the winter blahs, it's a hearty way to banish them, in one warming bite.

Beef and Vegetable Bake

Ladies' Home Journal

Beef stew meat and vegetables cook in a red wine sauce for this hearty dinner. Little biscuits baked on top finish off the meal.

Total: 1 min

Italian Beef and Ravioli Stew

Betty Crocker

Take a trip to Tuscany with a rustic soup brimming with beef, veggies and tomatoes.

Total: 1 hr 40 mins

Dijon Steak and Potato Stew

Betty Crocker

Frozen cut green beans and jarred beef gravy impart down-home flavor to a satisfying meat-and-potato stew.

Total: 45 mins

Slow Cooker Mexican Beef Stew

This Slow Cooker Beef Stew is filled with family-friendly Mexican flavors, and makes for an easy dinner any night of the week.

Hearty Autumn Beef Stew

The Food Channel

This bold beef stew is the classic one-dish dinner. It'll please everyone around the table, perfect for a crisp fall evening.

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chili

Pace Salsa & Picante

Stew meat gets especially tender when it slow cooks all day with red beans and chili powder-seasoned picante to make this hearty and delicious's great for weeknight dinners or weekend parties.

Total: 8 hrs 15 mins

How to Make Beef Stew

If you've never made beef stew, you might think it's complicated to put together or will break the family budget. Not true. Beef stew is actually one of the easiest and most economical meals you can serve. Once you've browned the meat and chopped your vegetables, the ingredients simmer away without constant tending.

Our Best Beef Stew Recipes

Stay warm on chilly evenings with our best beef stew recipes. Whether made in the slow cooker or on the stove top, you're guaranteed to enjoy these hearty recipes.

New Mexico Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

This spicy beef and vegetable stew can be made in the slow cooker.

Old-Time Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Long and slow cooking on the stovetop makes this stew rich in color and flavor, and with ultra tender meat.

Roasted Garlic Beef Stew with Texas Toast

Prego Italian Sauce

Fork-tender beef with potatoes, carrots and onions, all in a rich gravy...doesn't that sound scrumptious? And we've made it even more tempting, because it's served with a side of Texas toast.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Skillet Beef and Vegetable Stew

Betty Crocker

Wow! Just five ingredients and less than 30 minutes--you've got beef steak stew.

Total: 25 mins

Polenta Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Italian seasoning flavors the meat in this beef and vegetable stew recipe served with light and creamy polenta.

Texas Beef with Butternut Squash

Diabetic Living

Talk about a stick-to-your-ribs dinner! Using the slow cooker saves time and guarantees that the beef roast is fork tender. Serve with a big slice of Texas toast or cornbread to soak up the delicious juices.

Beef Stew  Recipes: Take your pick!
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