grapefruit tip

Note: Once a week I share a popular post from the archives. This post was originally published in January 2013.

SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruitAlthough we have quite a few citrus trees all but one lemon tree are very young and did not produce this year.  Thank goodness we have friends who have the most amazing grapefruit and lots of it.

I’ve been peeling the grapefruit and just keeping it in a bowl in the refrigerator for whoever wants it.  I thought I’d share how I do that quickly…

SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruitCut both ends off with a really sharp knife…
SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruit Then slice the rind off of the sides…
SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruitNow you have a peeled grapefruit (I don’t worry about the waste, usually someone comes along and cleans the rinds off for me or we just give them to the chickens)…
SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruitOpen the grapefruit up and begin taking the pulp out of the casings.  You might need to use the knife to loosen the casing at times.
SchneiderPeeps - How to quickly peel a qrapefruitThere you have it, a super simple way to peel and segment grapefruit. 

SchneiderPeeps - How to Peel and Segment a  grapefruit These make a delicious addition to salads or salsas.  They also make a great snack. To get your hands on the fruit without the peel or segment walls, follow these steps.What fruits are you enjoying right now?