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Warm Grapefruit with Ginger-Sugar

 Warm Grapefruit with Ginger-Sugar
Hostess Stephanie Levy greets her guests sweetly with broiled grapefruit—a specialty at her Lansing, New York B&B. Try it as an appetizer for breakfast or brunch or as a light, anytime dessert.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 large grapefruit
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chopped crystallized ginger


  • Cut grapefruit in half horizontally. With a sharp knife, cut around
  • the membrane in the center of each half and discard. Cut around each
  • section to loosen the fruit. Place on a baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and ginger; sprinkle over top. Broil 4
  • in. from the heat for 4 minutes or until grapefruit is warmed and
  • sugar is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 grapefruit equals 85 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.