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Easy Grapefruit Cocktail

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  • Total 2 min
  • Servings 2
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A simple cocktail that celebrates the sweet and tangy goodness of grapefruit! MORE + LESS -

Ali Ebright
December 1, 2014

Ingredients

12
ounces freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice
6
ounces tequila
1
splash grenadine (optional)
Juice of half a lime

Steps

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    Stir or shake all ingredients together until combined. Serve over ice.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
Crank up the heat, broiled grapefruit is where it’s at!

I grew up in a family that loved grapefruit.  Make that – LOVED grapefruit.  Every winter our church would host a fruit sale, and we would order boxes upon boxes of fresh grapefruit. Once our shipment arrived, I would come down to breakfast every morning to find half a grapefruit sitting on the table for me, already sectioned by my dad.  (I know, I hardly appreciated it at the time. Now I know that made grapefruit all the better!)

As an adult, my grapefruit love has continued.  But one of my favorite ways to prepare it now is super quick and delicious – broiled!

It literally could not be easier.  Just sprinkle your grapefruit halves with a pinch of sugar, pop them under the broiler until they are warm and the sugar begins to caramelize, and then a delicious treat is yours to enjoy.

Broiled grapefruit is fabulous plain, but I also really enjoy it:

1. Dipped in Greek yogurt

2. Transformed into an easy grapefruit cocktail

3. Garnishing a delicious grapefruit salad

Here’s how to get started by broiling your grapefruit:

Start with a ripe grapefruit or two.

Cut them in half, and then sprinkle a pinch of sugar across the top of each half.

Pop them under the broiler on low for about 5-10 minutes, or until the tops begin to burst and the edges turn slightly golden.  Keep a close eye on these while baking.  The edges can burn quickly!

Then pull out the delicious warm grapefruit with that caramelized sugar and dive in!!!

Great Grapefruit Ideas

Grapefruit Chicken Recipe
Skinny Grapefruit Margarita Recipe
French 78 Jelly Shot Recipe

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