Karelian Hot Pot -- Finnish Three-Meat Stew

Total Time
6hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 hrs

Inspired by a Bourdain show, this is a terrific tummy-warming meal for those cold, dreary days. Plunk everything in the crockpot in the morning and come home to a hot, hearty stew. Courtesy of Kari Diehl

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown all the meat cubes in the oil.
  2. Place half of the sliced onions in the bottom of the crockpot, cover with half of the meat, and sprinkle with half of the salt, peppercorns, allspice, and a bay leaf.
  3. Repeat the layers.
  4. Pour in 1 cup water, cover crockpot, and allow to cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until the meat is tender.
  5. If desired, serve over cooked potatoes, mashed potatoes or cooked rice.

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