Hearty, tasty and satisfying these stew recipes are a surefire way of warming up on a cold winter’s night. Whether you favor seafood, chicken or red meat, these winter stew recipes offer a little something for everyone. So get ready to combat freezing temperatures with a bowl of these comforting stews.
10 Winter Stew Recipes
We begin our cold-weather stew journey with posole, a hearty Mexican stew made with pork, chicken and hominy is an excellent way to keep warm.
Japanese Seafood Stew
Seek refuge from the cold with this hearty Japanese-style stew featuring scallops, shrimp, ginger and noodles.
Coq au Vin
This classic French chicken stew infused with red wine will leave you wanted more.
Learn how to make it with this recipe from legendary chef Paul Bocuse.
Brazilian Shrimp Stew
This alluring shrimp stew laced with coconut milk and spices will bring a bit of the tropics to your table.
Wild Boar with Chianti
This is a decadent yet hearty Tuscan stew featuring wild boar simmered in wine – the perfect antidote to a bone-chilling weather.
Guinness Irish Stew
Lamb, veggies and a generous amount of Guinness beer make this a stick-to-your-ribs stew.
Vegetarian Lentil Stew
Here’s a filling stew for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. It contains Hokkaido pumpkin, carrots, scallions and green lentils.
Vegan Black Bean Stew
This is another great option for vegetarians and vegans: a robust black bean stew flavored with chipotle, peppers and coriander.
Flemish Beef Stew, Stoverij
This exquisite Belgian beef stew features meat braised in dark beer, thyme and mustard.
Castillian ‘Olla Podrida’ Stew
It’s name translates to ”rotten pot” but there’s nothing unpleasant about this Spanish stew prepared with a blend of chicken, veal, chickpeas, potatoes and chorizo.