For everything there is a season, and right now is the season for citrus. Make your winter brighter and ignite your culinary prowess with grapefruit! Hailed by its Latin name as the fruit of paradise, the grapefruit sparkles with vitamin C and antioxidants. As its name suggests, this plump citrus is paradise, bursting with tartness, tang, and a hint of sweetness.
Grapefruits are typically eaten fresh by scooping out the pulp with a spoon or grapefruit knife. However, here at Brit + Co., we’re not so ordinary, so we’ve taken the grapefruit to extraordinary heights in a roundup of grapefruit recipes!
2. Grapefruit-Coconut Oatmeal: Don’t be a skeptic. The bitterness of grapefruit marries well with the earthiness of oatmeal. See for yourself with this deceptively delish oatmeal. (via The Oatmeal Artist)
3. Honeyed Grapefruit Yogurt Parfait with Popped Amaranth: Talk about a nutritious breakfast! Packed with the vitamins and antioxidants of grapefruit and the complete protein and amino acids of amaranth, this is a great way to prevent colds and flu. (via The Kitchn)
5. Grapefruit and Macadamia Nut Honey Jam: An elegant hors d’oevure with cheese and crackers –– preserve the end of winter’s grapefruit harvest and you’ll have a lovely supply of tart and sweet jam for the year to come. (via Big Island Bees)
7. Winter Grapefruit Salad with Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette: When you’re craving fresh produce, this salad delivers. It’s all about balancing flavors. Don’t believe us? Open wide. Incoming forkful! (via La Domestique)
9. Carrot and Pink Grapefruit Soup: A blend of sweet and sour make for a perfect match in this hot soup. Whipped to perfection with the silkiness of cream and the addition of potatoes… you know you want to slurp that. (via Food.com)
13. Homemade Pink Grapefruit Sorbet in Grapefruit Cups: Lush, sour, sweet, and oh-so delicious. A lovely way to end any meal or cleanse a palate, this simple sorbet will have you daydreaming of sunny days and cool breezes with each bite. (via Say Yes To Hoboken)
How do you like your grapefruit? Zest your answer in the comments below!