Butternut Squash, Lentil, and Wild Rice Stew

Here’s a main-dish soup loaded with veggies. A great slow cooker recipe for a busy weeknight meal.

stew butternut squash lentil wild rice

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 30 mins
Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs on low-heat setting or 3 1/2 to 4 hours on high-heat setting


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Tzimmes is a traditional stew for Passover, is one of those traditional Jewish foods that seems to have dozens of variations. This delicious stew — appropriately named tzimmes (Yiddish slang for “a big fuss”) — is a Passover tradition. Our version gets its dulcet flavor from sweet potatoes, dried apricots, and prunes.




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Guinness Lamb Stew with Vegetables

This is a delicious hearty lamb stew with vegetables. The lamb is seared and then braised in a flavorful Guinness-spiked broth until it almost falls apart, and the vegetables are added at just the right time so they don’t get mushy. You can definitely make this stew a day or two ahead, as the flavor only improves. Just note that the broth thickens up quite a bit in the fridge so you may need to add some water to thin it out.

lamb stew guinness

Servings: 4-6


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This Mediterranean seafood stew’s uniqueness comes from the herb and spice combination of orange peel, fennel and saffron, which is what gives the soup its deep golden color.

Now let’s talk about the seafood. You can use whatever you want, though traditional Bouillabaisse recipes will call for 3 different kinds of fish along with shellfish.fish bouillabaisse

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes


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