Cut the cabbage into two quarters and cut out the core. Shred each quarter into thin slices. You want them bite-sized and thin. Then quarter and slice the onions thin also.
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Crush garlic and set aside.
Next, in a large sauce pan melt the butter and add the paprika. Simmer about 3 seconds and next add the cabbage, onions and garlic. Cover pan with lid and simmer until cabbage is tender and translucent. If necessary, add a few tablespoons of water.