If you are used to a cholent, try this new minestrone beef stew recipe for shabbat lunch instead. It is a Persian/Italian inspired dish and is just as meaty as a regular chollent but much lighter, healthier, pretty and more more flavorful! Make your Shabbos meals and menus beautiful with these colorful dishes! If you are cooking both meals this Shabbat, the pargiot chicken for Friday and night and lunch are spiced and grilled the same way to save you time. (yet they will taste so different!) Feel free to grill the asparagus too (3 minutes) for an even better flavor. These recipes look fancy but are surprisingly quick and deep flavored.