Food

Let it simmer: 15 remarkable recipes that are worth the time on the stove

You're staying at home, right? Now's the time for cooking you need to keep an eye on.

You're staying at home, right? Now's the time for cooking you need to keep an eye on

(Credit, left: David Bagosy; styling: Melissa Direnzoright; right: Eric Wolfinger)

If you've found yourself passing on a recipe in the past because it would take too long to simmer, now's the time to put a pot on the stove — since we're all team #stayhome, we are all around to keep an eye on a dish. So, we surfaced 15 recipes that require a little extra cook time, but aren't too tricky to tackle. Soups, stews and other comfort food faves, these meals make the most of pantry items and transform cuts of meat into tender, fall-off-the-bone marvels after some simmering. We promise they're worth the wait.

Chicken and Lentil Soup

Newfoundland Jiggs' Dinner

Khoresh Ghormeh Sabzi

(Photography by Eric Wolfinger)

Reishi Mushroom Veggie Soup

Lamb and Apricot Pine Nut Pilaf

(Photography by Leila Ashtari)

Shahir's Argentinian Chili

Red Wine Beef Stew

(Photo: David Bagosy; Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Jamie Oliver's Beef & Guinness Stew with English Mustard Pearl Barley

(Credit: Jamie Oliver)

Braised Beef Ragu with Rigatoni

Beef Barley 'Dragon' Soup

Balinese-Style Pork Stew

(Credit: James Lyndsay)

Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Herbs

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Métis Boulettes

Jamie Oliver's Steaming Ramen

(Credit: David Loftus)

Turkey Neck Soup

(Photography by Cathryn Sprague)

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