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Honey Grapefruit Halves Recipe

I like to experiment with quick, economical meals using citrus from our own groves. Our packinghouse crew tells me this slightly sweet side dish is one of my best. It's a real eye-opener at breakfast!—Peterson's Groves and Nursery, Fred Peterson, Vero Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 red grapefruit, halved
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 4 maraschino cherries or whole fresh strawberries, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place grapefruit halves, cut side up, in an ovenproof pan. Loosen grapefruit sections. Drizzle with honey; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • 2. Broil 5 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish each with a cherry or strawberry if desired. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 grapefruit equals 90 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.