Beef stew in a casserole dish

Beef stew recipes

Warm up with one of our comforting beef stew recipes. Choose from slow-cooked beef casseroles, stroganoffs or beef bourguignon for a winning family meal.

513 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts, as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This gluten and dairy free casserole is hearty and comforting, packed with chunky meat and veg. Simple to prepare, serve up with seasonal greens

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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199 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This sumptuous, step-by-step recipe for slow-cooked stew from Gordon Ramsay makes a great winter supper

3 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
188 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

An easy, superhealthy stew full of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
161 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Sweet, slow-cooked melty carrots and beautifully tender meat, this dish is comfort in a pot

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
167 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
24 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this simple stew for dinner, then pack into boxes to keep you going for lunches

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this beef stew when the nights draw in. With aubergine and Chinese spices, the flavours are warming and it's slow-cooked for deliciously tender meat 

3 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
311 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cook beef stew in a slow cooker for really tender meat. Add button mushrooms or smoked paprika for extra flavour – it will be an instant family favourite

4 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Just the thing to warm you up on a cold winter night

3 hrs
Easy
57 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Thrifty lean mince makes a great base for a hearty family casserole - serve this one-pot with seasonal greens

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
176 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a classic beef stroganoff with steak and mushrooms for a tasty midweek meal. Garnish with parsley and serve with pappardelle pasta or rice.

45 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Beef skirt and shin are great value cuts, and become particularly delicious when slow-cooked in this one-pot dish - ideal for no-fuss family dinners

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

We've cut the calories and fat and boosted the fibre in this comforting casserole by using a lean cut of beef and upping the vegetables

2 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
47 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Get a taste of South East Asia with this iron-rich, fragrant stir-fry with chilli, ginger, lemongrass and coriander

2 hrs
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's crowd-warming beef stew is delicious and dead simple

3 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
60 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A delicious one-pot of spicy braised beef is a great, stress-free way to fill up a hungry crowd

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
72 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for the whole family, this freezable pie makes a great meal for toddlers and teens alike and has plenty of hidden veg

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Serve beef meatballs in a tomato casserole with garlic and rosemary and eat with pasta or crusty bread

20 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The secret to this rich beef casserole is to use all wine and no stock. Our ultimate beef bourguignon recipe is an instant comforting classic, full of satisfying flavours.

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
77 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use this winter stew as a 'master recipe' – eat half, then use the rest in a pie or with pasta

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Transform beef mince into a comforting Russian-style meatball stew with mushrooms, paprika and soured cream

45 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook beef with cinnamon, saffron, coriander and harissa for a deeply fragrant rustic casserole

3 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
43 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this Hungarian paprika-infused beef casserole in minutes, or use a slow cooker for an extra tender finish

30 mins
Easy
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