Karelian Hot Pot – Finnish beef, lamb, and pork stew

prep time:10 min
cook time:6 min
ready in:6 min
  • 1 lb. beef stew meat
  • 1 lb. pork stew meat
  • 1 lb. lamb stew meat
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 large onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. peppercorns
  • 8 whole allspice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2-3 cups water
  • Brown beef, pork, and lamb stew meat on all sides in olive oil over medium-high heat.Yield: 5-6 servings of Karelian Hot Pot.
  • 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. Repeat the layers.
  • Pour in 2 cups water, cover crockpot, and allow to cook on low heat for 6-8 hours.