Cabbage and Noodles

Cabbage and Noodles
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
 

Ingredients
  • 2 c. thinly sliced onions
  • ¼ c. unsalted butter
  • 1½ Tbsp. paprika
  • 8 cups finely shredded green cabbage (about 1 ½ pounds)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 12 ounces fine or medium-wide egg noodles
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • dollop of sour cream (optional)

Instructions
  1. In a pot with a tight lid, cook the onions in the butter on medium heat until golden, about 15 minutes.
  2. Add the paprika & saute for a few seconds more.
  3. Stir in the cabbage & salt & continue to cook for 5 more minutes, stirring now & then. Cove tightly & cook on very low heat for 40-60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is very soft & brown.
  4. When cabbage is almost done, cook noodles in boiling water until al dente.
  5. Drain & toss well with cabbage mixture.
  6. Add generous amount of pepper, &, if you like, top with a dollop of sour cream & serve!