Broiled Grapefruit

Change up your breakfast routine by broiling your grapefruit! Broiling your grapefruit for 7 to 12 minutes and topping it with melted butter, cinnamon, and brown sugar will leave you with a warm breakfast on a chilly morning.


  • 2 grapefruit
  • 2 Tbsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp melted butter
Broiled Grapefruit
Total Time: 25 minutes
Amount Per Serving: 1/2 grapefruit


Servings: 4

70 calories; 2 g fat; 1 g saturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 19 mg sodium; 13 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 1 g protein


  1. Preheat boiler and position oven rack about 3 inches from the heat source. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  2. Cut each grapefruit in half, then trim a thin slice off the bottom so it sits level.
  3. With a knife, cut around each segment and remove and seeds.
  4. Place grapefruit halves on baking sheet.
  5. Brush each half with butter and top with sugar and cinnamon.
  6. Broil the grapefruit until the tops are bubbly and golden brown, about 7 to 12 minutes.