Braised Red Cabbage With Pears
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
3/4 lb. Cabbage, cut in 2 or 3 wedges
1 large pear, grated
2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter, in small pieces
2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Slice the cabbage wedges finely by hand. Transfer to a pot. Quarter, core and peel the pear. Grate the pear on the coarse side of a four-sided grater. Add to the pot along with butter, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook over moderately low heat, stirring often, until cabbage is tender, about 30 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding another splash of balsamic vinegar if necessary.
Source: Fletcher, Fresh from the Farmer's Market.