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36 warming winter stews

Cold weather calls for a nourishing stew to warm you up from the inside out.

There’s nothing like a steaming bowl of hearty, nourishing stew when the wind is howling and the rain is falling outside, and these delicious stew recipes are so gorgeous, you’ll be wishing for cooler weather just for an excuse to simmer up a pot. For the vegies, you’ve got to try the Moroccan chickpea stew, and for the carnivores? You can’t go past the slow-cooker beef, mushroom and red wine stew. Now all that’s left to do is pop your slippers on and curl up in front of a fire. Bliss.

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Hungarian beef stew

Beef pörkölt stew with tarhonya

A hearty Hungarian stew that’s perfect for the cooler weather.

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Tunisian lamb stew with almonds

Tunisian lamb stew with almonds

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Beef and mushroom stew

Beef and mushroom stew

This hearty beef and mushroom stew recipe, flavoured with baby carrots, celery and marsala is the perfect comfort meal for a cold day.

Oregano Lamb Stew with Gnocci

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Oregano lamb stew with gnocchi

Oregano lamb stew with gnocchi

With the unmistakeable flavour of fresh oregano this succulent lamb stew served on a bed of pillowy gnocchi is a classic winter warmer.

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Chicken and chorizo stew

Chicken and chorizo stew

Packed full of protein and flavour, this hearty chicken and chorizo stew is brilliant on a cool evening for a tasty family dinner without the hassle.

CHORIZO AND CHICKPEA STEW

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Chorizo and chickpea stew

Chorizo and chickpea stew

Smoky and delicious baked chorizo and chickpea stew.

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Basil, chickpea vegetable stew

Basil, chickpea vegetable stew

This vegie-packed stew with basil pesto is cooked low and slow in the slow cooker for full flavour and tender chickpeas. Verjuice adds an extra tang

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Irish stew with carrot-top salsa verde

Irish stew with carrot-top salsa verde

We top off this meaty Irish stew by using the carrot tops in our salsa verde to adds a nice fresh element and stop them ending up in the bin.

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Ragù alla bolognese (beef ragu)

Ragù alla bolognese (beef ragu)

An authentic Italian ragù alla bolognese (aka beef ragu) rich with wine, beef stock and tomato. Best served with al dente pasta and a glass of wine

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Indian-style lentil stew

Indian-style lentil stew

This vegetarian slow-cooker stew is full of hearty lentils and fragrant Indian spices. Just set and forget for an easy dinner on the table.

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Chicken, bacon and mushroom stew

Chicken, bacon and mushroom stew

The classic combination of chicken, bacon and mushroom come together in this rich stew with a flavour boost from wholegrain mustard and white wine.

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Lamb birria

Lamb birria

This spicy and flavoursome lamb birria will excite your taste buds! Full of authentic spicy Mexican flavours, this lamb stew will have you coming back for more!

HUNGARIAN GOULASH

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Hungarian goulash

Hungarian goulash

Is it a soup or is it a stew? Somewhere in between, we think. In any event this hearty, healthy dish is full of goodness and flavour.

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Verjuice chicken and leek stew

Verjuice chicken and leek stew

If you like recipes with loads of flavors, this verjuice chicken and leek stew is the answer. You’ll love the highly acidic flavour verjuice provides.

Simplest beef stew

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Simplest beef stew

This flavorsome tender beef stew is warm, nourishing, and perfect for the cooler nights in.

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Irish stew

Irish stew

It doesn’t have to be St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate this classic.

VEGETABLE AND WHITE BEAN STEW

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Vegetable and white bean stew

Vegetable and white bean stew

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Slow-cooker chorizo, chilli and white bean stew

Slow-cooker chorizo, chilli and white bean stew

The unbeatable combination of salty chorizo and hearty white beans goes beautifully together in this warming slow-cooked stew.

moroccan chickpea stew

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Moroccan chickpea stew

Moroccan chickpea stew

Chock full of veggies and tender chickpeas, this rich Moroccan-inspired stew is packed with nutrients and the best cold-busting remedy for winter nights.

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Vegetable stew with polenta dumplings

Vegetable stew with polenta dumplings

Looking for a twist on the classic winter stew? Get creative in the kitchen with this hearty vegetable stew with delicious polenta dumplings.

Sun-dried tomato and balsamic lamb stew

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Sun-dried tomato and balsamic lamb stew

Sun-dried tomato and balsamic lamb stew

Chunky bits of lamb sit in a nourishing stew with hints of fresh thyme and basil to cut through the richness. This is winter comfort food at its hearty best.

Lamb shanks and eggplant stew

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Lamb shanks and eggplant stew

Lamb shanks and eggplant stew

Nourish your family with this delicious lamb shank and eggplant stew.

beef stew and casserole recipes

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Slow-cooker beef, mushroom and red wine stew

Slow-cooker beef, mushroom and red wine stew

Warm, hearty and packed with mushrooms and bacon, this beef stew is slow-cooked in a fragrant red wine sauce to tender perfection.

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Italian bean stew

Italian bean stew

Warm, hearty and packed full of veggies, this tasty Italian bean stew is a real family favourite for cool winter evenings. It’s also vegetarian friendly and full of nutrients!

beef & porcini mushroom stew          with parmesan mash

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Beef porcini mushroom stew with parmesan mash

Beef and porcini mushroom stew with parmesan mash

Beef and mushrooms add an earthy richness to this stew – accompanied with a cheesy parmesan mash so that none of the delicious juices are wasted.

ROAST CHICKEN WITH CHORIZO & CHICK PEA STEW

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Roast chicken with chorizo and chickpea stew

Roast chicken with chorizo and chickpea stew

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Lamb & rosemary stew

Lamb & rosemary stew

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Beef and barley stew

Beef and barley stew

This hearty beef and barley stew is a great recipe to cook while camping; swap the saucepan for a camp oven and cook over hot coals.

chipotle lamb and chickpea stew

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Chipotle lamb and chickpea stew

Chipotle lamb and chickpea stew

spanish chicken casserole

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Spanish chicken stew

Spanish chicken stew

This rich Spanish chicken stew is infused with saffron, a popular spice in Spanish cooking. The best saffron is the most expensive spice in the world as it must be harvested by hand.

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Black bean, corn and chipotle stew

Black bean, corn and chipotle stew

Classic Lamb Stew with dumplings

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Classic lamb stew with dumplings

Classic lamb stew with dumplings

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Spanish seafood stew with aioli

Spanish seafood stew with aioli

Packed full of beautifully fresh seafood, this hearty Spanish stew is the ultimate comfort food for cooler evenings with the family.

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Pork, mushroom and marsala stew

Pork, mushroom and marsala stew

Hot, thick and hearty, this glorious pork, mushroom and marsala stew makes the ultimate comfort food for a cool Winter evening. Scoop yourself a bowl straight out of the pot, and enjoy with a slice of crusty bread.

Soya beans and vegetables

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Soya bean and vegetable stew

Soya bean and vegetable stew

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