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Simple Broiled Grapefruit

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet addition to any meal or dessert. Easily modified to use many different fruits such as peaches, apricots, or pineapple."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 137 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
  2. Place grapefruit halves, cut sides up, onto a baking sheet; sprinkle each with about 1 1/2 tablespoon of brown sugar.
  3. Broil the grapefruit until the brown sugar has melted and begun to bubble, 3 to 8 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before eating warm.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 137 calories; 0 g fat; 35 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Simple and delicious! I usually just eat these things cold with a bit of Splenda, but this was really nice change. I cut the grapefruit in half, cut it into sections and loosed it a bit. I added...

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This isn't going to be a helpful review at all. maybe I didn't put enough sugar on it or should have tried it with butter. But I did not care for this recipe.

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Simple and delicious! I usually just eat these things cold with a bit of Splenda, but this was really nice change. I cut the grapefruit in half, cut it into sections and loosed it a bit. I added...

I've made this since 7th grade. Our home economics teacher taught us, but it also had butter underneath the brown sugar.... Try that... it's even better!

This isn't going to be a helpful review at all. maybe I didn't put enough sugar on it or should have tried it with butter. But I did not care for this recipe.

This took me back to my childhood. My mom would make this on special mornings and I thought it was wonderful. Still do.

This tasted really good, but we found it very difficult and messy to eat. Any suggestions?

I love this simple recipe. I used brown sugar splenda and added a dash of pumpkin spice. If you don't have the pumpkin spice, add cinnamon or nutmeg. Yes, this recipe can be messy but very yummy!

This recipe seemed to make the grapefruit quite bitter; in my family of eight, there wasn't a single fan.

To Hilarybear - As a kid, my Mum made this for us. My Dad loved grapefruit. She used to slice the segments and then all around the outside first and then cook it. Made it easier to eat. They als...

I wasn't sure I would like a grapefruit heated/broiled, but I did. I just used one grapefruit and broiled it in the toaster oven for 8 minutes. It adds a different dimension to the grapefruit ...