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Enlitened Traditional Cholent
Source: Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen

A traditional Shabbat stew made with beef, chicken, vegetables, and barley.

Prep Time: 12 hours
Cook Time: 6 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251.4
Total Carbs 33.3 g
Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Total Fat 7.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Potassium 490.7 mg
Protein 14.1 g
Sodium 45.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 2 Starch
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1 1/2 cup  barley, pearl
8 oz  round roast, lean
6 each  chicken wings, raw
1 tbsp  olive oil
1 each  cooking spray
1 each  medium onions
1 each  fresh leeks
6 each  medium garlic cloves
3 each  small potatoes
2 cup  kohlrabi
2 each  large zucchini
1 pinch  salt and pepper
2 tbsp  paprika
0 1/2 tsp  paprika, hot, Hungarian
0 1/2 tsp  ground cumin
1 cup  Soda, cola, diet, with nutrasweet
  1. The day before serving, prepare the cholent in a heavy pot or slow cooker by doing the following: Put the barley in a bowl. Cover with boiling water. Let stand until ready to use.
  2. Boil meat and chicken. Remove fat.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil together with the cooking spray in a large non stick skillet over medium heat for a few seconds.
  4. Add the leeks and onions, stir and lower heat. Cook until the leeks and onions start to brown, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add garlic and a few drops of water, the mixture will start to brown. Cook another few minutes, scraping the bottom of the pan so that nothing sticks.
  6. Rinse and drain the barley, and add to the meat, chicken and vegetables. Season and cover with cold water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for several hours.

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