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Italian Cholent

Italian Cholent
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  • 6 ServingsServings


  • 2 lbs. brisket, cubed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 sprig rosemary, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1/2 lb. cannelini beans, soaked overnight
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 package Matzo ball mix, made per package directions (optional)
  • 1 lb. Swiss chard



1 Put brisket, onion, potatoes, rosemary, garlic, beans and salt in a large crock pot.
2 Cover with water and top with matzo balls. Turn on low and cook fora bout 18 hours.
3 Saute chard with a little water until wilted, set aside and mix in just before serving. On Shabbat this can be done by spooning the cholent into a bowl and mixing in the chard.