This easy fruit dessert recipe maximizes the flavor of fresh red grapefruit with the addition of fresh ginger and a splash of Campari.

Kay Chun and Jane Kirby
Recipe by Real Simple December 2001

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Credit: William Meppem

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Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and ginger and simmer over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute. Stir in the Campari. Cool and set aside.

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  • Cut the peel and the bitter white pith from the grapefruit with a sharp knife. Working over a bowl to catch the juice, cut the grapefruit sections free from the membranes, keeping sections intact. Place in a medium bowl. Reserve the juice. Strain the Campari syrup and pour it and the reserved juice over the grapefruit sections. Cover and chill. Recipe can be made up to 1 day ahead.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 41mg; 127 calories; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 3g; protein 1mg.
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