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Grapefruit Brulee

Grapefruit Brulee

Here’s a simple dessert, a fit cure for wintertime blues. Simply broil the grapefruit slices until warm and irresistible. Follow them up with a strong cup of aromatic jasmine or Earl Grey tea.

INGREDIENTS
3 large pink or ruby-red grapefruits
6 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter cut into tiny pieces
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1. Position oven rack about 5 inches from broiler; preheat broiler.

2. Slice the stem end and opposite end off each grapefruit. Stand the grapefruit, one cut-end down, on a work surface. Cut off the rind and pith with a sharp knife, making sure to remove all the white pith. Cut each fruit into 4 rounds, about 1/2 inch thick, by making slices parallel to the ones you made on the top and bottom.

3. Place the slices in a large baking pan in a single layer. Top each with 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar, dot with butter and sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg.

4. Broil the grapefruit until bubbling and starting to brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Drizzle pan juices over each serving.

Serves 6.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 121 calories; 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0g mono unsaturated fat); 5 mg cholesterol; 27 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 5 mg sodium; 215 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (60% daily value), Vitamin A (30% dv).

2 Carbohydrate Servings.

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat.

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11:28PM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Thanks

3:41AM PST on Feb 8, 2013

Thanks for the recipe.

1:29AM PST on Feb 7, 2013

Thanks

11:07AM PST on Feb 5, 2013

I love grapefruit!

6:10PM PST on Jan 26, 2013

Thanks for it Mel

2:26AM PST on Dec 15, 2012

Sounds tasty, thank you

2:16AM PST on Dec 15, 2012

Delightful, a glowing and vibrant tasty treat!

6:48AM PST on Dec 12, 2012

interesting

1:04AM PST on Dec 12, 2012

Sounds good. Thanks Mel.

4:05PM PST on Dec 11, 2012

yum

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