Ashkenazi Cholent Recipe

May 4, 2007
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  • 1 lb. cubed stew meat
  • 3 to 4 potatoes, cut up
  • 1 to 2 cups cholent mix
  • ½ cup to 1 cup barley
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • Salt, garlic powder & paprika to taste


  1. Soak beans and Barley overnight
  2. Saute’ the onions till lightly brown. Add the cubed meat and saute’ until medium done
  3. Drain the water from the soaked beans and place all the ingredients in a crock pot (if you are using one)
  4. Add enough water to cover, about two inches above
  5. Cook on high for a few hours and then reduce to the low setting for the duration

I have tried experimenting with adding a little ketchup and Maggi seasoning with good results. Enjoy!

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