Prep Cook Yield Ready In
25 minutes 12 hours, 0 minutes at least 12 12 hours, 25 minutes

Lamb Supreme Cholent

A meatier take on basic cholent.


2-3 cups water

1 teaspoon pepper

pinch red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon salt

1/4 tablespoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger

2 teaspoons coriander

Fresh mint and parsley (optional)

1 tablespoon paprika

3 potatoes, peeled and cut into 2

4 garlic cloves, peeled and left whole

2 onions, diced

3 lbs lamb shanks

4 carrots, cut into large chunks


In a large sauté pan, heat a few Tbsp olive oil on medium heat. Saute onions and carrots with the spices.

Place onions and carrots into the crockpot.

Add lamb, potatoes and the garlic cloves with the water into the crockpot. The water should almost cover the meat, so add more or less depending.

Leave crockpot on high for one hour and then switch to low. Allow to cook until you are ready to serve for Shabbat lunch.

If desired serve with chopped fresh mint and parsley.

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