Sweet Broiled Grapefruit Recipe: A Healthy Addition to Breakfast or Brunch by Beth Aldrich, CHC, AADP, CNT


Sweet Broiled Grapefruit Recipe: A Healthy Addition to Breakfast or Brunch

So many people I talk to want to add more fruit to their diets. I get it! One way I add fruit is with this sweet broiled grapefruit recipe. Grapefruit is high in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, plus low in calories. (Read about the many health benefits of grapefruit.)

Broiled grapefruit is healthy and an elegant a brunch dish or anytime snack or breakfast idea. What a great addition to breakfast or Sunday brunch. It's good for you and absolutely delicious. Even kids like it!

To make this quick healthy grapefruit you will need fresh, juicy grapefruit, brown sugar, butter and ground cinnamon. The amount of sugar, butter and cinnamon is up to you! Add as much or as little as you like. The grapefruit is popped under a broiler for a few minutes. The sugar and butter caramelize on top, creating a crave-worthy piece of fruit!

Serve these vitamin-rich, low-sodium, low-calorie broiled fruit for breakfast, brunch or even for dessert

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 1

Ingredients

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Recipe Notes

  • Try this recipe with oranges or other citrus fruit.
  • For easier cleanup, use parchment paper or aluminum foil.

Here's how you make it: 

  1. Stir together some brown sugar, melted butter and a pinch of cinnamon. 
  2. Using your fingers, sprinkle the sugar mixture evenly over the grapefruit halves. 
  3. Slip it under the broiler about 4 inches from the heat source and broil until the sugar is uniformly bubbly, about 2 to 3 minutes. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 55

Total Fat: 2g

Saturated Fat: 1.2g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 14mg

Total Carbohydrate: 9.6g

Dietary Fiber: 1.1g

Total Sugars: 8.4g

Protein: 0.7g

Vitamin D: 1mcg

Calcium: 14mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 142mg

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Tiffany Zook
Iā€™m trying this next.
Cassiday
Neat idea, easy and healthy.
Elisa Schmitz
Mmm! This is such a fresh breakfast alternative. Love this recipe! #yum

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