Top grapefruit slices with a little butter and brown sugar and run them under the broiler for an easy, healthy dessert.

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Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Position oven rack about 5 inches from broiler; preheat broiler.

  • Cut the rind and pith off each grapefruit with a sharp knife. Cut each fruit into 4 rounds, about 1/2 inch thick.

  • Place the slices in a large baking pan. Top each with some brown sugar, dot with butter and sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg.

  • Broil the grapefruit until bubbling and starting to brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Drizzle pan juices over each serving.

Nutrition Facts

122 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 26.8g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 21.9g; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 1.2g; cholesterol 5.1mg; vitamin a iu 1474IU; vitamin c 38.4mg; folate 16.2mcg; calcium 40.3mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 12.4mg; potassium 185.4mg; sodium 4.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 13g.

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  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
surprisingly delicious I was surprised at just how good this was. If you use brown sugar Splenda Brummell and Brown yoghurt butter blend you have yourself a super delicious low calorie desert. Yum! Pros: Tasty easy quick Cons: Grapefruits are expensive.:-/ Read More
Rating: 1 stars
Horrible Started out with a healthy ingediant and degraded it to a fat storage vehical Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Excellent!Yellow grapefruits were given to me so I wanted to use them up as a dessert. Read More