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.
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.
This spicy beef and vegetable stew can be made in the slow cooker.
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.
Italian seasoning flavors the meat in this beef and vegetable stew recipe served with light and creamy polenta.
Long and slow cooking on the stovetop makes this stew rich in color and flavor, and with ultra tender meat.
A simple wine sauce flavors stew meat made in the slow cooker for this beef dinner.
Beef roast is flavored in a red wine sauce for this traditional French stew recipe. Use the slow cooker directions when you need a hearty, table-ready meal on busy nights.
Customize the vegetables in this slow cooker beef stew to fit your taste preferences and the season. Can't find fresh zucchini? Try eggplant or winter squash instead.
Cinnamon and cayenne pepper fall at different ends of the spice spectrum, but combine to make this slow cooker beef stew scrumptious.
Burgundy adds a touch of sophistication to this stew's deep mellow blend of mushrooms and vegetables. It makes a hearty dinner when served over noodles or garlic mashed potatoes.
Tomatoes, onion, and balsamic vinegar add Mediterranean flair to traditional beef stew.
Old-fashioned beef stew, good for dinner the day is prepared, is even better warmed up the next day.
Transform the concept of meat and potatoes into a comforting stew that's perfect to warm the whole family at the end of a chilly day.
Miniature edible pumpkins replace traditional potatoes in this beef stew.
Packaged beef steak with gravy is the base for this quick dinner. Just add sweet peppers, salsa and cumin, then serve with noodles.
All the chili flavor in this easy one-dish dinner comes from a can of chili peppers.