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Traditional Cholent
Source: Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen

Flavorful and hearty vegetable stew with beef, chicken, barley, potatoes, and zucchini,

Prep Time: 12 hours
Cook Time: 0 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210.9
Total Carbs 30.4 g
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
Sugars 2.0 g
Total Fat 5.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 297.0 mg
Protein 11.1 g
Sodium 30.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/2 cup  barley, pearl
8 oz  round roast, lean
6 each  chicken wing drummettes
1 tbsp  olive oil
1 each  Cooking Spray, canola, non-aerosol, butter flavor, 1/3 sec spr
1 each  medium onions
1 each  fresh leeks
6 each  medium garlic cloves
9 oz  small potatoes
2 cup  kohlrabi
2 each  large baby 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
  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. For those that are not carb restricted feel free to add beans as well which will add protein and still not raise the fat content. Cover with boiling water. Let stand until ready to use.
  2. Boil meat and chicken. Remove fat.
  3. Prepare the onion, leek, and garlic the Enlitened way (see below). 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. Add soda if desired. If using a slow cooker, set to low or transfer the pot to a prepared hotplate and leave overnight.

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