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Cholent-Egg Salad

Cholent-egg salad

You don't have to be Hungarian to eat cholent-egg salad, but if you are, you probably grew up with it as a special Shabbat treat not to be missed. One of the best parts of the morning Shabbat meal! 

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  • 5Servings


  • 5 eggs
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. When making cholent on a Friday, put the eggs (still in the shell, but washed) in the crockpot on top of the other ingredients, half submerged in the water.

2. When serving cholent for Shabbat lunch remove the eggs from the crockpot and set aside to cool.

3. When cooled, remove the shell and mash well. Add chopped onions, garlic powder, salt and pepper and mayonnaise. 

4. Serve with crackers.

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