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Chocolate-Baked Grapefruit

Chocolate-Baked Grapefruit

Combining chocolate and grapefruit, this quick and easy dish shows you a new side to citrus. Just mix three ingredients, bake for 5 to 7 minutes, and voilà — dessert is ready!
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Ingredients

Preparation time:
5 minutes
Baking time:
5–7 minutes

Directions

Yield:
2 halves

Serving size:
1/2 grapefruit

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut a thin slice off each end of the grapefruit (so that the grapefruit halves won’t roll around) and slice grapefruit in half crosswise. Using a knife, gently cut around grapefruit sections to loosen them inside the skin; remove seeds. Sprinkle each grapefruit half evenly with 1/2 tablespoon chocolate chips. Place grapefruit halves in a pan and bake uncovered for 5 to 7 minutes, or until chocolate chips soften. Top each grapefruit half with a strawberry and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 144 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 0 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 fruit, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.

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