4 assorted apples, cored and cut into 1/2 inch dice
3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1 onion, sliced into half-rounds
4 ounces sharp cheddar, finely diced
coarsely ground salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly butter a casserole dish or small pie plate.
Melt one tablespoon butter in a heavy skillet. Add apples and sauté until just tender.
In a separate pan, melt butter, add onions and sauté over low heat until golden brown.
Layer apples in prepared dish with caramelized onions and diced cheddar.
Dot the top
with remaining tablespoon of butter and a light sprinkling of salt and pepper.
Bake 30 minutes, until cheddar is melted and top is beginning to brown.
Serve hot. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.