Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

1 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 Gala or Fuji apple, halved, cored, and sliced
1 head red cabbage (2 pounds), cored, quartered, and thinly sliced
Coarse salt and ground pepper
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
4 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup water

In a large Dutch oven or heavy pot, melt butter over medium heat.
Add onion and apple; cook, stirring, until onion softens, 4 to 6 minutes.

Stir in red cabbage and season with coarse salt and ground pepper.

Add cider vinegar, sugar, and water.

Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until cabbage is tender,
20 to 25 minutes.

Season with salt, pepper, and sugar.

from Martha Stewart,