VF Food – Broiled Grapefruit



A sweet addition to any meal or dessert. Easily modified to use many different fruits such as peaches, apricots, or pineapple.



  • 2 grapefruit, cut in half

  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar


Prep: 5 min

Cook: 5 min

Ready in: 10 min

  1. Preheat the oven’s broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.

  2. Place grapefruit halves, cut sides up, onto a baking sheet; sprinkle each with about 1 1/2 tablespoon of brown sugar.

  3. Broil the grapefruit until the brown sugar has melted and begun to bubble, 3 to 8 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before eating warm.


Amount per serving (4 total)

  • Calories:137 kcal

  • Fat: 0 g

  • Carbs: 351g

  • Protein: 1 g




  • I cut the grapefruit in half, and into sections then all around the outside before I cook it.

  • You can add pumpkin spice, cinnamon or nutmeg.

  • For a healthier option, you can use honey instead of sugar.

  • Excellent using ruby red grapefruit & a bit of butter in the brown sugar.


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