1 medium head of cabbage, about 5 C. when sliced
4 t. butter
1/2 C. water
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. sugar
good pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
1. Wash the cabbage and slice in half then into strips. Place the cabbage in a 2 quart baking dish. Cut the butter into 4 pieces and place around on top of the cabbage.
2. Pour in the water and then sprinkle with the seasoning. No need to stir. Cover with tinfoil and bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.
3. Remove the tinfoil and bake uncovered for an additional 15 minutes or until your desired tenderness.