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Broiled Breakfast Grapefruit

 Broiled Breakfast Grapefruit
“Here's a dressed-up way to prepare a breakfast classic," says Tonda. "The warm sweetness of brown sugar contrasts with the cool, sharp grapefruit taste. It's fabulous served hot and bubbly.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 medium grapefruit
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Cut grapefruit in half horizontally; with a sharp knife, cut around
  • each section to loosen fruit. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Top each with 1/2 teaspoon butter. Combine the sugar substitute,
  • brown sugar blend and cinnamon; sprinkle over grapefruit. Broil 4
  • in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until topping is bubbly. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 grapefruit half equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.