Kosher Vegetarian Bean Cholent (Parve)

Kosher Vegetarian Bean Cholent (Parve)

This vegetarian cholent is hearty and delicious with three types of beans, but much lighter than meat cholent recipes. Pair it with cholent kugel.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Soak the beans in water overnight.
  2. Step 2

    When ready to cook, drain the beans.
  3. Step 3

    Heat oil in a skillet. Sauté onions for 5 to 7 minutes until translucent.
  4. Step 4

    In a crock pot, mix onions with beans and barley. Add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook, covered, for 30 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Add potatoes. Cook, covered, on low heat for 30 more minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Stir in onion soup mix and tomatoes. Cook, tightly covered, on low heat for several hours or (if you plan to serve it for Sabbath lunch) overnight. Note:  Check the cholent's water level occasionally as it cooks. If too much water evaporates, add some water to the cholent.