Braised Red Cabbage

3 tablespoons butter
Salt and pepper
1 small onion, thinly sliced
½ cup cider vinegar
1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1 cup water
1 small head red cabbage, finely shredded
1 tablespoon brown sugar

Melt butter in heavy pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add apple and cook for 2 minutes. Add in cabbage and stir to coat. Season and add vinegar, water and brown sugar. Bring to a simmer and cover. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15-20 minutes until cabbage is tender. Add more water if necessary. Serve hot. Yield 6 servings.