Beef Stew Recipes

Thick, hearty, classic beef stew recipes. Get ideas for the slow cooker or stovetop, with tips and videos on making the perfect stew.

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Beef Tips

Rating: 4.5 stars 1100
Tender chunks of beef are simmered low and slow with a flavorful gravy.

Instant Pot Best Beef Stew

Rating: 4.5 stars 186
Am no-fuss, hearty meal of tender beef, potatoes, mushrooms, and carrots.

Beef Stew V

Rating: 4.5 stars 211
A charming beef stew flavored with red wine and vegetables. This recipe makes lots of stew, so invite some friends over.
By Kathy

Hearty Spanish Beef Stew

Rating: 5 stars 1
I took two of my favorite Cuban dishes, ropa vieja, and picadillo, to create this Spanish beef stew. Serve with cooked rice if desired.

Boeuf Bourguignon

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
Can be served over rice or noodles.
By Allrecipes Member

Red Chile Braised Beef Stew over Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 17
In this recipe, beef stew meat is braised in a rich, mildly spicy red chile sauce until fork tender and served over mashed sweet potatoes.

Quick Ground Beef Stew

Rating: 4 stars 2
This is a wholesome, unconventional, and delicious ground beef stew recipe for all to enjoy. I serve it over brown rice or sometimes we just eat it alone.

New Mexico Green Chile Brisket Stew

Cooked in an Instant Pot® electric pressure cooker, this stew takes on the wonderful flavors of the Southwest and is ready in little time to make a hearty, satisfying, comfort-food meal. Garnish with sprigs of fresh cilantro, if desired.

Ghormeh Sabzi (Persian Herb Stew)

Rating: 5 stars 15
Savory beef and kidney bean stew made with various greens and fresh herbs.

Beef and Guinness® Stew

Rating: 5 stars 1183
The maltiness of dark beer really does amazing things for this gravy. It's a very simple dish, but at the same time it has a deep, complex, rich flavor. I served this in a nice ring of green onion-mashed potatoes. I hope you give this a try, whether for St. Patrick's Day or anytime of the year.

Chile Colorado

Rating: 4.5 stars 145
A traditional Mexican dish "colored red" by red chiles cooked with beef.

Inspiration and Ideas

16 of the World's Best Savory Beef Stew Recipes
Explore the hearty stews of northern Italy and Chile, Guam and Poland, Cuba and Greece, and tasty points in between.
Homemade Beef Stew
Rating: Unrated 3724
"As my dad said, 'There ought to be a law against cooking this good.'" – Chuck
Beef Bourguignon I
Rating: 4.5 stars 236

My sister sent me this recipe and the delectable smell of this hearty yet fancy dish brings my teenaged boys running! Serve with potatoes, noodles or rice.