Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Jewish
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Serves: 10
Cholent is the original slow cooker dish.
  • 2-3 potatoes (about 1½ pounds) cut into large chunks
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1½ pound flanken cut into serving size pieces
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup cholent mix beans
  • 1 cup barley
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 3-4 teaspoons chicken consomme powder (or bouillon)
  • 1 package onion soup mix
  • 6-8 cups of water
  1. Spray the container of the slow cooker with non-stick spray.
  2. Layer potatoes in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Arrange onions on top of the potatoes.
  4. Carefully place flanken in a single layer on top of the onions.
  5. Season flanken with pepper.
  6. Pour beans and barley on top of flanken.
  7. Sprinkle bouillon, onion soup mix and paprika on top of beans and barley.
  8. Add water to crockpot.
  9. Cook on low for 12- 18 hours or on high for 6 - 9 hours until beans are tender and barley cooked.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at