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Broiled Grapefruit

The following recipe and photography were provided by our partner, Yoko Segawa of Yoko’s Kitchen.

While fresh citrus is often serve cold, I find warm broiled grapefruit to be an irresistible treat on a cold winter day!

Broiled Grapefruit

You may be wondering “why on earth would you ever cook a grapefruit?” The answer is simple: it’s delicious! The heat from the broiler caramelizes the natural sugars in the fruit leaving you with a breakfast or snack that tastes as sweet as candy!

Dolloped with yogurt and finished with a sprinkling of granola and berries, this quick and colorful dish will make you think twice about how you serve your citrus!

Broiled Grapefruit
Broiled Grapefruit
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For the Broiled Grapefruit

  • 2 grapefruits, halved crosswise
  • 4 tsp. Heinen’s pure organic maple syrup
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 4 thyme sprigs

Optional Toppings

  • ½ cup plain coconut yogurt or yogurt of your choice
  • ¼ cup granola
  • ¼ cup blackberries


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Cut the grapefruit in half and use a paring knife to cut the grapefruit segments away from the pith and membrane.
  3. Arrange the grapefruit halves in a baking dish in a single layer, cut-side-up. Drizzle with the maple syrup and sprinkle the cinnamon and thyme leaves over the tops.
  4. Broil for 10 minutes.
  5. Allow the grapefruit to cool slightly before transferring to a serving plate. Top with dollops of yogurt, granola and blackberries, if desired.

Broiled Grapefruit

Yoko Segawa
By Yoko Segawa
Yoko Segawa is a published cookbook author, recipe developer, and food photographer who is passionate about plant-based cooking that everyone can enjoy. She shares tips for healthy cooking and beautifully styled, vibrant recipes on her Instagram page and YouTube channel: Yoko’s Kitchen.

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