Chowder & Stew

Stews and chowders are filling, economical, and often take very little time to assemble. There is a range of recipes, too, including clam chowder, beef stew, and oyster stew, as well as more unusual takes. Cook your way through our chowder and stew recipes for flavorful dinners all year long. We collected our best beef stew recipes for you to try, from the traditional stew you know and love to new ethnic-inspired flavor twists. Seafood is the basis for many stew recipes, including red and white clam chowders and farmhouse chowder. We have recipes for both, along with suggestions for sides to round out dinnertime offerings. Oyster stew is a holiday favorite, so we devoted an entire guide on how to make oyster stew. We'll walk you through step-by-step instructions with photos for a deliciously seasoned oyster stew you'll be proud to serve to a crowd. Most stews are considered fall and winter menu offerings, but corn and crab chowder is a true summertime treat. We offer you several seasonal ideas to serve with it, too.

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Fast or Slow New England Style Clam Chowder

When it only takes 5 minutes to cook in the pressure cooker, you'll never want to buy the canned stuff again.
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Fast or Slow Seafood Cioppino

This Italian-American stew is the ultimate comfort food for seafood lovers. Instead of standing over the stove, we've got an easy multicooker or slow cooker version to fit your schedule.
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Spicy Shrimp Tom Yum Soup

Originating in Thailand, this soup is a hot and sour bowlful of local ingredients like Thai chili peppers and lemongrass. These are available in Asian markets, but we have swaps that are easier to find in a pinch.
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Brazilian Fish Stew

Peppers, coconut milk, tomatoes, and flaky chunks of fish make up the base of this rich, full-bodied soup from South America. Local chile peppers, plantains, and various deep-sea delicacies like squid traditionally make the cut, but we kept it weeknight-possible by going with easy-to-find cod.
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Persian Green Bean Stew

This warming soup leans on green beans, potatoes, and chunks of beef for the base, with flavor boosters of turmeric and lime juice.
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Monday Dinner Beef Stew

A hearty beef stew doesn't have to take all day on the stove to be flavorful. It only takes 35 minutes of time until these tender beef tips, potatoes, and leafy kale are simmered and ready to eat.
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Pressure Cooker Sweet and Spicy Beef Stew

What makes this Instant Pot stew recipe sweet and spicy, you ask? A mix of chipotle peppers, sweet peppers, and sweet potato!
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Hearty Beef Stew Recipes

Whether you're looking for a slow cooker beef stew, a quick beef stew, or unique beef stew recipes with off-the-beaten-path flavors, you've come to the right place. With this extensive selection, you'll be sure to find the best beef stew recipe for your table tonight!
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Creamy Keto Roasted Salmon Soup

This keto soup doesn't skimp on flavor. Heart-healthy salmon is the star of this creamy, Italian herb-seasoned soup.