1 small head green cabbage 

1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped 

8 tablespoons butter 

salt and pepper 

1 (10-ounce) can condensed cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup 

1/3 cup mayonnaise 


3 tablespoons melted butter 

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 

1 sleeve Ritz crackers (about 30), coarsely crushed 



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole dish. 

Coarsely chop the cabbage. Melt butter in a large nonstick pan. Add cabbage and onion and cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until it is partially cooked down. 

Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Transfer cabbage mixture to prepared baking dish. 

In a small bowl, stir together soup and mayonnaise. Spread mixture over cabbage. 

In a bowl, stir together melted butter, cheese, and cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole. 

Bake for 30 minutes or until topping is browned. 

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