9 Delicious Grapefruit Recipes

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9 Delicious Grapefruit Recipes

Ok, grapefruit fans – – we have some delicious grapefruit recipes and an awesome Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruit giveaway for you! I have been a fan of grapefruit since I was a kid. I have many fond memories of breakfasts at my grandparents’ farm where grapefruit halves were often the starting point for the meal. I guess my grandma and grandpa passed their love of grapefruit down to me!

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While I love eating grapfruit “as is”, it is also wonderful in recipes. It’s super versatile as you can see in this assortment of grapefruit recipes that ranges from salads to drinks to frozen desserts:

9 Delicious Grapefruit Recipes

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Grapefruit Honey Bran Muffins

Broiled Grapefruit with Honey, Sugar and Thyme

Honey Roasted Grapefruit Parfait Popsicles

Grapefruit Frozen Yogurt

Ruby Red Grapefruitade

Grapefruit Sangria

Blueberry Acai Grapefruit Smoothie

Candied Grapefruit Peel


When you’re looking for grapefruits for a recipe or to eat straight up, check out Wonderful Sweet Scarletts. They are a new brand of Texas Red Grapefruits launched nationwide last year that can change the way you think about grapefruits! From the people who brought you Wonderful Pistachios, POM Wonderful and Wonderful Halos, Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruits are so sweet, you won’t even need to add sugar! The Texas climate yields the sweetest premium red grapefruits around. Not only is our grapefruit sweet, but half a grapefruit is only 60 calories and provides 100% of the recommended daily value of Vitamin C.

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Reader Giveaway: One lucky Thrifty Recipes reader will win aWonderful Sweet Scarletts prize package including Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruit, a grapefruit spoon, circular cutting board, grapefruit bowl, juicer, mason jar and apron. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59pm ET on 4/11/16. Good luck!

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  1. Ann Fantom says

    I would make fruit salad with the Wonderful Sweet Scarlet grapefruit.

  2. I would love to eat this plain

  3. I would eat them with a sprinkle of salt.

  4. I would enjoy them for breakfast, sectioned and lightly salted.

  5. beth shepherd says

    I like them with a little salt for a snack

  6. I would eat them in a fruit salad or just section them and eat it.

  7. Christina Moore says

    I would eat them with a little sugar on them

  8. with a spoon, straight to my lips πŸ™‚

  9. I would add a bit of honey, warm it in the oven and enjoy the grapefruit!

  10. I’d eat them sprinkled with a bit of sugar.

  11. Debra Hall says

    my family loves them i just cut them in half

  12. Peggy Rydzewski says

    Sliced into quaters

  13. Brittney House says

    I would eat it with sugar.

  14. Richard Hicks says

    I would use them to supplement our regular breakfast and add a touch of sugar

  15. Tari Lawson says

    I would eat them peeled like I do an orange.

  16. I would eat them plain

  17. i would eat them in a salad

  18. I would use them in a nice fruit salad. Yum!

  19. Emily Benzing says

    Either by itself with some sugar, or in a fruit salad!

  20. Jessica To says

    I would eat it with a little sugar sprinkled on it.

  21. i’d use it on a salad.

  22. I like to eat grapefruits with a dash of salt and chili powder πŸ™‚

  23. Julie Murphy says

    I use a little bit of sugar.

  24. Cut in half and with a spoon

  25. Cindy Peterson says

    Cut it in half grab my grapefruit spoon and enjoy the sweet natural goodness

  26. I’d slice mine in half and eat it with a grapefruit spoon!

  27. kyli wolfson says

    I would honestly eat them plain, grab a spoon, and go. They’re delicious without adding sugar or toppings.

  28. I would eat it plain with a spoon!

  29. I would eat it with my mom and grandma because they both like it.

  30. I would eat them with a pointy spoon and one of those neat curved knives.

  31. I love eating grapefruit first thing in the morning just the way it is!

  32. I would eat it plain.

  33. I eat them plain.

  34. With a little sugar.

  35. I’m not sure if I’m a salt or sugar guy.

  36. i would make grapefruit brulee! yum

  37. I would cut them in half and scoop.

  38. Susan Hartman says

    I like them with splenda however I did just see a recipe for baked grapefruit with brown sugar that sounds good.

  39. with a little sugar

  40. I like to put a little sugar on it

  41. Darlene Carbajal says

    I would eat it sliced.

  42. I would use these in a fruit smoothie.

  43. Bridgett Wilbur says

    I would peel it and eat it like and orange.

  44. I peel and eat them plain, often with a piece of toast.

  45. Terri Irvin says

    I love grapefruit slices mixed into with a green salad with slivered pine nuts, chopped green onions and goat cheese.

  46. With a breakfast of cereal and milk. I’d use the grapefruit as a substitute for OJ.

  47. Alyce Poalillo says

    I sprinkle a little sugar on them and lightly grill them.

  48. I eat them in sections and put a little stevia on it

  49. Stephanie Liske says

    I would eat them with sugar and a spoon.

  50. Danielle Day says

    with my whole family.

  51. Michelle H. says

    I would eat them as a snack or add them to my smoothies.

  52. I would eat it straight from the rind.

  53. Allison Swain says

    I would cut it up and add to to my morning fruit salad.

    thanks for the chance to win !

  54. Diane Estrella says

    Just as is. I love them and so does my daughter!

  55. I like grapefruits with some powdered sugar.

  56. Penny Snyder says

    I would eat them as a great start to my weekend with a little sugar!!~

  57. Lori Walker says

    I would eat them for breakfast.

  58. Suzanne Denys says

    Cut it in half and then eat plain with a grapefruit spoon! I love them so much.

  59. susan smoaks says

    i would eat them with cottage cheese for breakfast i would eat one every morning. i love them.

  60. Lorena Keech says

    I love them for breakfast, just plain. Yum!

  61. karen mayernick says

    I would eat the treat in a bowl, with my boy. We would enjoy that! Thank you so much for the opportunity!

  62. I’d eat it plain.

  63. I will use these for fruit salad.

  64. I would eat it with a grapefruit spoon and have a side of wheat toast with it.

  65. Danielle Magee says

    I would eat the grapefruit with sugar on it and spoon it out to eat.

  66. I would eat mine broiled with sugar.

  67. I would eat them sprinkled with sugar.

  68. Sherry Lambing says

    I would eat them with a little bit of sugar or plain!

  69. Juana Esparza says

    I love to add lemon to my grapefruit slices.

  70. Beth Klocinski says

    I would eat the grapefruit with a spoon and a little Splenda.

  71. Hesper Fry says

    I would eat in for breakfast, plain.

  72. With a spoon and a side of nuts

  73. Laurie Emerson says

    I would eat them slightly heated up and then put some brown sugar on top.

  74. a little bit of sugar sprinkled over the top!! yummy

  75. Jessica Kaufman says

    I would eat it with a little bit of sugar

  76. I would make a salad. Or maybe peel it and eat it

  77. I would eat the Scarlett’s grapefruit with a little sugar on top.

  78. I will eat them plain.

  79. Stephanie Larison says

    I like eating mine with a bit of sugar sprinkled on top.

  80. laurie murley says

    I would put a little salt on it and eat it like that

  81. Eugenia Hall says

    Just sliced in half with a bit of honey from a relative’s beehives on it

  82. Belinda Shaw says

    I enjoy my plain

  83. Lisa Vanhook says

    peeled and quartered..

  84. Kristen Patton says

    I would eat it plain, like an orange! My favorite fruit!

  85. I would make a salad type thing

  86. Amy Deeter says

    i would eat my Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruit sliced with some sugar

  87. in a bowl with sugar

  88. I slice in half and sprinkle a little sugar, thanks!

  89. I would add it to my smoothie.

  90. I would eat my Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruit as juice.

  91. Angela Saver says

    I would eat the Wonderful Sweet Scarletts sprinkled with sugar!

  92. Sharon Whitaker says

    With balsamic vinegar!

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