Beef Stew

The secret to tender, tasty beef stew is choosing the right beef stew meat and giving it time to cook low and slow. From Guinness beef stew to crockpot beef stew, these easy recipes will keep meat tender, juicy, and full of flavor.

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.

Polenta Beef Stew

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

Texas Beef with Butternut Squash

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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.

Old-Time Beef Stew

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

Yankee Doodle Stew with Vegetables

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Old-fashioned beef stew, good for dinner the day is prepared, is even better warmed up the next day.

Potato-Topped Beef Stew

Family Circle

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.

Mediterranean Beef Stew

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Tomatoes, onion, and balsamic vinegar add Mediterranean flair to traditional beef stew.

Pumpkin-Cider Stew

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Miniature edible pumpkins replace traditional potatoes in this beef stew.

Beef Bourguignon

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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.

Sweet and Spicy Beef Stew

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Cinnamon and cayenne pepper fall at different ends of the spice spectrum, but combine to make this slow cooker beef stew scrumptious.

Burgundy Beef Stew

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Beef-Barley Soup

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Just stir all the ingredients in the pot and let the savory soup simmer away until you're ready to eat. Now that's an easy dinner.

Country French Beef Stew

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Slow-cooking intensifies the flavor in this beef-bean-and-vegetable stew.

Hurry-Up Beef-Vegetable Stew

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Forget sandwiches--here's a tastier way to use leftover roast beef. And it's prepared start-to-finish in just 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Beef and Garlic Rice

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Roasted garlic added to plain rice makes it the perfect go-along with the beef roast in this one-dish dinner recipe.

Tex-Mex Beef Stew

Family Circle

Ancho chili powder provides the Southwest heat in this hearty stew.

Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

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This slow cooker stew is a meat and potatoes dinner at its best and easiest. This recipe requires just 15 minutes of prep time!

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