Jewish Cholent Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lima beans/Navy beans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Quart
 Coarse barley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Short ribs/Plate / beef brisket2 Pound
 Ginger1 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3972 Calories from Fat 2984

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 331 g509.2%

Saturated Fat 143.5 g717.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg

Sodium 6289.7 mg262.1%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.7 g78.7%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 149 g298.4%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 61.6%

Calcium 16.2% Iron 116.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Soak beans in water overnight in water or for a maximum of 6 hours.

2. Add remaining ingredients.
3. Place the dish on heat, and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
5. Remove meat and cut into serving-sized pieces.
6. Place in a large Dutch oven or casserole with bean mixture.
7. Cover tightly and set in a very cool oven (temperature should not exceed 250°) until noon.

8. Serve Jewish Cholent in soup bowls.