Skip Nav
Appetizers
All the Cheesy Recipes You Could Ever Need in Your Life
Food Video
Make This Fluffy Funfetti Cake in Just 5 Minutes!
Appetizers
23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

What to Do With Grapefruit

In Season: Grapefruit

While most citrus — lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits — are available year round, Winter is when it's at its peak. With their vibrant pink flesh and tart refreshing flavor, now is the time to enjoy the subtropical grapefruit. The grapefruit, which is a hybrid citrus born of the pomelo and sweet orange, was first discovered in Barbados in the 18th century. Today, the US is the largest producer of grapefruit with orchards in Florida, Texas, California, and Arizona. The most popular kind of grapefruit is the Ruby Red, a pink variety with a deep red flesh. For more info on grapefruit, including how to select them at the store and what to make with them, keep reading.

When shopping, choose grapefruits that are round, plump, and free of blemishes; the heavier the grapefruit, the better. Store grapefruit at room temperature for up to a week or for several weeks in the fridge. Grapefruits, which are packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber, prevent heart disease and cancer. They're delicious eaten raw for breakfast, but also are wonderful incorporated into the following dishes.

Do you eat grapefruit? Share your preparation suggestions with us below!

Image Source: Thinkstock
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
limelindsey limelindsey 4 years
I had a Greyhound with fresh squeezed ruby red over the weekend....pulpy deliciousness! It made me want to drink a million of them!
fuzzles fuzzles 5 years
Chilled and with white sugar for me! :feedme:
Advah Advah 5 years
Raw with brown sugar. I could it that all day long!
How to Cut a Lime
How to Eat Healthy If You Are Busy
How Chefs Make Grilled Cheese
How Chefs Fry Eggs
How to Make Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
How Chefs Cook Bacon
Best Grocery List For Someone on a Budget

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds