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Warm Up with These 7 Hearty, Cozy Stews

January 16, 2024
Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

Get ready to brave the winter chill with a spoon in one hand and a bowl of hearty stew in the other. These cozy stews are the epitome of warmth and comfort. Filled with wholesome ingredients, fragrant spices, nutrient-rich vegetables, and more, there’s a bowl here for you, no matter what you’re craving.

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  1. Butternut Squash Chickpea Lentil Moroccan Stew

Butternut squash, lentil, chickpea stew

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

Embark on a flavor-packed journey with this Moroccan-inspired bowl of goodness. Sweet butternut squash, protein-packed lentils, and hearty chickpeas come together to create a rich, cozy stew that’s as nutritious as it is comforting.

Try this recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

  1. Crockpot Beef Stew

Crock Pot Beef Stew

Courtesy of Well Plated

Tender beef (budget-friendly chuck roast), lots of veggies, and a flavorful broth – this classic beef stew is guaranteed to take away the chill. The best part: It all comes together in a slow cooker, so it’s as hassle free as it is delicious. 

Try this recipe from Well Plated.

  1. Ginger Coconut Sweet Potato Stew

Gingery Coconut Sweet Potato Stew

Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

For a flavor fusion that’ll have your taste buds doing a happy dance, try this gingery coconut sweet potato and rice stew. It’s sweet, it’s spicy, and it’s irresistibly creamy. Plus, it comes together in less than an hour, and it’s Instant Pot-friendly, too.

Try this recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

  1. Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew

Tuscan Chicken Stew

Courtesy of Sweet Peas and Saffron

Transport yourself to the hills of Tuscany with this slow-cooked chicken stew. Bursting with the robust flavors of Italian herbs, tomatoes, and tender chicken, this cozy stew is worth the wait.

Try this recipe from Sweet Peas and Saffron.

  1. Healthy Brunswick Stew

Healthy Brunswick Stew

Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

Here’s a modern, healthy twist on a Southern stew originally from the 1800s. With shredded chicken, veggies, and a tomato-based broth, it’s a wholesome bowl that’s perfect for a cozy night in.

Try this recipe from Eating Bird Food.

  1. Mexican Quinoa Stew

Mexican Quinoa Stew

Courtesy of Cookie and Kate

Add a touch of spice to your winter evenings with this Mexican-inspired quinoa stew. Along with protein-rich quinoa, it features vibrant vegetables and zesty seasonings – it’s a celebration of bold flavors.

Try this recipe from Cookie and Kate.

  1. Easy Cioppino

Easy Cioppino

Courtesy of Damn Delicious

Feeling a bit fancy? Dive into this easy, protein-rich tomato-based seafood stew. Fresh seafood, tomatoes, and herbs come together in a rich broth, making a stew that’s both elegant and comforting.

Try this recipe from Damn Delicious.

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