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4 Easy Stew Recipes

4 Easy Stew Recipes

At long last it’s begun to get colder, which means it’s time for heartier, more comforting, warming meals. Summer salads and sunny citrus infused dishes are a thing of the past. It’s stew time.

It’s easy to dismiss the simmering mix of bits and bobs as a leftovers dish, or something too homely to be exciting, but most likely that means you’ve never had a really great stew. Not only are stews usually super simple to make, but they can be bowl-lickingly delicious, ‘this is now my signature dish‘ sort of meals – if you have the right recipe.

Whether you’ve already been converted to the signature dish of autumn, or you’re a skeptic in need of some convincing, below are some of our finest stew recipes to show off just how good this dish can be. Give them a try, or if you’ve got your own easy stew recipe that’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser let us know about it in the comments!


 

1. Melty Vegetable & Halloumi Stew

Gousto Recipe Melty Vegetable & Halloumi Stew

This stylish stew is a perfect way to ease into the autumn, when long, sunny Mediterranean days are still in relatively recent memory. A sweet and sour flavours keep it interesting, while the vegetable trio of courgette, pepper and onion gives it a hearty, homely base.

Cooking Time: 30mins
Customer Rating: 4.5star
Best For: Summer people trying to survive the autumn

Read the full recipe here!


 

2. Smoky Cuban Chorizo Stew

Gousto Recipes Smoky Cuban Chorizo Stew

This quick, easy stew recipe makes use of typically autumnal produce such as carrots and onions, with added richness and adventure from the more exotic elements: black beans, chipotle, coconut cream and, of course, chorizo. For its unbeatable flavour, we use artisan British cooking chorizo from our amazing supplier Castellanos.

Cooking Time: 25mins
Customer Rating: 4star
Best For: The tastes of home and holiday in one dish

Read the full recipe here!


3. Aubergine & Harissa Stew

Gousto Recipes Aubergine & Harissa Stew

This quick, easy stew recipe makes use of typically autumnal produce such as carrots and onions, with added richness and adventure from the more exotic elements: black beans, chipotle, coconut cream and, of course, chorizo. For its unbeatable flavour, we use artisan British cooking chorizo from our amazing supplier Castellanos.

Cooking Time: 40mins
Customer Rating: 4.5star
Best For: Warming up before winter

Read the full recipe here!


4. Caponata 

Gousto Recipes Caponata

Not to be confused with the Aubergine & Harissa Stew above, the Caponata is a Sicilian sweet and sour stew that’s a little similar to ratatouille, the homeliest of French dishes. Sweetness comes from sultanas, sourness from aubergine and red wine vinegar, and a super filling, wholesome base from millet. 

Cooking Time: 35mins
Customer Rating: 4star
Best For: Italian autumn

Read the full recipe here!


 

Do you have an awesome stew recipe you think we should know about? Share it with us in the comments! If we really like the sound of one we may even make it and post about it on the blog – stewpendous!