Cholent Recipe

Looking for an easy Cholent recipe? Learn how to make Cholent using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aech

Makes 8 servings



From Veganomicon, p. 182. Serve with bread or rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Cholent

3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, diced
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp tarragon
1 tsp salt
1/2 c Red Cooking Wine
1 g or 2 bay leaves
1/2 c French lentils, rinsed
1 c sliced carrots
1 1/4 lbs. potatoes, chopped into 3/4-inch chunks
15 oz tomato sauce
3 c water
1 c TVP chunks
1/2 c edamame
15 oz kidney beans, rinsed and drained

Recipe Directions for Cholent

  1. Preheat a large soup pot over medium heat. Saute the onions in the oil until translucent, 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic, tarragon, salt, and pepper. Saute until the garlic is fragrant, about a minute more.

  2. Deglaze the pot with the red wine. Add the bay leaves, lentils, carrots, potatoes, tomato sauce, water, and TVP chunks. Mix together. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, until the potatoes and carrots are tender.

  3. Add the lima and kidney beans and cook until heated through.

Categories

Beans, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Jewish, Saute, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
284
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
727mg
30%
Potassium
907mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
37.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
11.9g
48%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
13.8g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 11% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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