cover pic for Slow Cooker Cholent

{VIDEO} Slow Cooker Cholent

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 hours
  • Total Time: 12 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 2 pounds beef cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 lb potatoes, chopped
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 cup pearl barley, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup red kidney beans, cooked
  • 1/3 cup dried great northern beans, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup dried pinto beans, rinsed
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 12 cups water (if needed)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 24 eggs (optional)


  1. Add potatoes and onions to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Add beef on top of the potatoes and onions. Sprinkle salt and pepper top of the beef.
  3. Scatter the pearl barley and the beans on top of beef. Pour broth on top of all the food.
  4. Top with paprika and honey.
  5. If all the food isn’t covered in liquid, add enough water until all ingredients are fully covered.
  6. Cook on low for 10-12 hours, stirring occasionally and adding more water if necessary.


*For those who observe Shabbat, do not stir or add more water during the cooking.