Braised Red Cabbage with Pear
An elegant cabbage and pear side dish with a subtle blending of complementary flavors. A wonderful side for fall and winter meals.
1 medium red cabbage, cored and cut into wedges
1 large ripe pear, peeled, cored and coarsely grated
3 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
- Place prepared cabbage and pear a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add remaining ingredients; cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until cabbage is tender, about 30 minutes.
Makes 8 servings. Recipe may be doubled.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): 96.6 calories; 40% calories from fat; 4.5g total fat; 11.4mg cholesterol; 295.4mg sodium; 303.2mg potassium; 14.7g carbohydrates; 3.0g fiber; 9.1g sugar; 11.7g net carbs; 1.7g protein.