These Beef Stew Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Season

These beef stew recipes are filled with vegetables, spices, and other ingredients with tons of flavor to ensure you and your crowd won't be hungry after dinnertime.

Beef Stew
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Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

As temperatures drop and fall turns into winter, keep your family warm with these beef stew recipes. Soups and stews are so satisfying on a cold night, and these easy beef stew recipes will go perfectly with a lit fireplace and a Christmas movie. Beef stew is the comfort dish your fall and winter nights need. If you've never made beef stew before, no worries. This list includes slow-cooker beef stew recipes that are as simple as putting ingredients in the slow cooker and pressing "on."

Slow-cooker recipes like these are ideal to make ahead for busy weeknights, and these beef stew recipes are hearty and filling dinners. If you don't have a slow cooker, many of these recipes cook in one pot on the stove. One of the most convenient things about soups and stews is that they freeze well, so you can make these recipes, freeze the leftovers, and enjoy them again. These beef stew recipes are filled with vegetables, spices, and other ingredients with tons of flavor to ensure you and your crowd won't be hungry after dinnertime. So snuggle up—beef stew is for dinner.

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Beef Stew with Buttery Garlic Bread

Beef Stew with Buttery Garlic Bread
Stephen DeVries, Prop Styling: Missie Neville Crawford; Food Styling: Torie Cox

The secret to the best crunchy garlic bread? Cook it in a cast iron skillet instead of toasting it in the oven.

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Beef-and-Butternut Stew

Beef-and-Butternut Stew
Jennifer Causey; Food Styling: Melissa Gray; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

You'll never want to have overly sweet butternut squash again after taking a bite of this stew recipe. The beef is melt-in-your-mouth tender with the orange juice bringing out dimension in the squash and beef palettes.

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Hamburger Stew

Hamburger Stew
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Stylist: Kay E. Clarke; Food Stylist: Margaret Monroe Dickey

When you're suddenly craving the flavors of a summer barbecue in the middle of winter, this stew is the ideal winter blues cure.

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Classic Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

Classic Slow Cooker Beef Stew
Iain Bagwell

When choosing a dark beer for this recipe, make sure it isn't too hoppy. You don't want to add bitter notes to the stew.

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Beef Stew with Cheddar Biscuits

Beef Stew with Cheddar Biscuits
Linda Pugliese; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

This comforting beef stew is made even better with cheesy biscuits on top.

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Beef Stew

Beef Stew

Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

This one-pot meal has five kinds of vegetables for tons of texture and flavor.

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