Fall is the time for cozy recipes. Pumpkin, squash, and other root vegetables are all in season, and they taste exceptionally delicious in soup form. However, if you’re looking for something a little more hearty that soup, you’ve come to the right place. These fall stews will have you able to love the crisp, cool air, while you fill up on some amazingly warming stews.

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1. Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew

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The Fall season will be here before you know it and it will be time to pull out the sweaters, coats and those soup and stew recipes that keep us warm during the colder months. This Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew by Desiree Rodriguez will not only keep you warm but the flavor the Jamaican Jerk seasoning gives it will make you want seconds and maybe even thirds.

2. Hearty Purple Potato Stew

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Embracing the cooler seasons in all their glory means making large batches of soup for health and energy all week long. Sliced avocado is the perfect accompaniment to add to the top of this Hearty Purple Potato Stew by Wendy Irene right before serving. The flavors mesh beautifully and it adds a nice creamy touch of healthy fat to keep you happy and satisfied. The rich, dark reddish-purple color of the soup is not only beautiful, it’s full of antioxidants.

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3. Black Lentil Dal Stew With Carrots

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This Black Lentil Dal Stew With Carrots by Julie Zimmer is nutritious, colorful and flavorful! The Indian spices with the black lentils, sumac, fresh parsley, tomatoes, glazed carrots, potatoes, and cashew cream lend an earthy, savory and spicy-warm flavour. It is a hybrid Irish stew and Indian dal. Lentil dal is the perfect dish to warm you up on a chilly day or just for when you need something cozy. It has a long list of ingredients, but it’s really not too complicated to make. Try it out for yourself!

4. Moqueca (Brazilian Stew)

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Thick, luscious, comforting, and almost too good to share, this vegan Moqueca (Brazilian Stew) by Compassionate Cuisine, Linda Soper-Kolton and Sara Boan was inspired by a Brazilian seafood stew. Our compassionate version uses fried plantains, tofu, hearts of palm, and diced potatoes to create a gorgeous and uniquely flavorful dish. Since this was originally a seafood stew, we used wakame, a sea vegetable, to create a mild broth that lends a subtle taste of the sea.

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5. Butternut Squash Black Bean Corn Stew 

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This Butternut Squash Black Bean Corn Stew by Melissa Tedesco is a beautiful stew. It is packed full of fresh flavors like coriander and red pepper and bold spices like cumin and chili. Plus, it is so hearty and filling. So good!

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6. Sake-Stewed Miso Kabocha Squash

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In this Sake-Stewed Miso Kabocha Squash by Valentina Goltara, kabocha, also known as Japanese pumpkin, is stewed in sake until tender then tossed with miso for umami flavor. The result is soft winter squash with a unique flavor that’s slightly sweet and a little salty. This quick and simple recipe can be turned into a complete meal by serving the stewed kabocha with rice and green vegetables.

7. Delicata Squash Stew With Chickpeas and Quinoa 

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This Delicata Squash Stew With Chickpeas and Quinoa by Jodi Kay is the ultimate comfort food meal for chilly nights. It contains Delicata squash, hearty quinoa, leeks, chickpeas, and corn, all submerged in a savory broth made golden thanks to turmeric. To get a buttery vegetable broth make sure to add the cob of corn in after you’re done shucking off the kernels. That little cob adds a ton of flavor. Enjoy!

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8. Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Carrot Stew With Quinoa

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This Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Carrot Stew With Quinoa by Amarilis Moldes is delicious for a comforting meal or dinner. You can accompany it with any type of grain, brown rice is also very good or just more chickpeas. You can innovate and make your own creations!

9. Butter Bean and Root Veggie Stew With Herby Dumplings

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This hearty Butter Bean and Root Veggie Stew With Herby Dumplings by Emily Wilkinson makes the most of root vegetables, cooking potato, carrot, and parsnip, as well as butter beans, into a thick, savory stew. Top that with plump, golden, herb-stuffed vegetable suet dumplings, and there’s really nothing better.

10. Macrobiotic Autumn Fu Stew

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This ultra-comforting stew combines fu, or a variety of seitan, with tender winter squash, sweet potato, and onion. It’s hearty, packed with protein, and most of all, delicious This Macrobiotic Autumn Fu Stew by The One Peaceful World Cookbook: Over 150 Vegan, Macrobiotic Recipes for Vibrant Health and Happiness is a must-make!

11. French Onion Soup

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The vegan version of French Onion soup is just as good! This is not a quick soup to make – you need some time, as time is the key to making this French Onion Soup by Maryke Wylde delicious. A good one to have simmering away while you are working on other things. Keeps well in the freezer. The bonus is that onions are so good for you (anti-inflammatory, increase bone density, improve immune system, regulate blood sugar, skin and hair health etc)

12. Stew With Brown Lentils, Peas and Corn

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This 1-pot gluten-free vegan Stew With Brown Lentils, Peas and Corn by Nele Liivlaid with brown lentils is a perfectly quick and filling main dish to add to your salad bowls! Lentils and peas make it so hearty and creamy while the corn is there to surprise you with sweetness.

13. Green Bean, Potato, and Carrot Stew

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If you’re looking for comfort food, this Green Bean, Potato, and Carrot Stew by Alenoosh Matakupan fits the bill! Packed with fresh-cooked green beans, tender potatoes, and carrots in a savory tomato broth. It’s warmed by the addition of curry powder and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Once you make this recipe, you’ll be hooked.

14.Irish ‘Lamb’ Stew 

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For this Irish ‘Lamb’ Stew by Vaishali Honawar made without lamb (honestly, wouldn’t you rather just cuddle one?), it uses TVP chunks or soy nuggets which you brown first, just as you would brown meat, to add deep and rich flavor. Browning the TVP first makes the nuggets chewier, giving them a very meat-like texture that’s often hard to replicate in vegan substitutes. The TVP also gives the stew a big protein boost, making it pretty much a meal in itself with all the veggies in there like potatoes and carrots and mushrooms.

15. Seitan, Carrot, and Pumpkin Stew

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Say hello to the perfect stew! Seitan, carrots, and pumpkin are cooked until tender in a thick tomato-based broth seasoned with fresh sage, bay leaf, and cloves. This Seitan, Carrot, and Pumpkin Stew by Simona Malerbais  perfect on a cold night with a side of flat bread or grains.

Looking for other recipes to warm you up as the chilly season begins? Here are 15 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm and Satisfied All Winter and Our Ultimate Guide to Vegan Soup Recipes!

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