8 oz mascarpone cheese
2 tbls finely chopped sweet red bell pepper
2 tsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp seafood seasoning
1 tsp hot pepper sauce
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 cans (6 oz each) lump crabmeat drained
8 slices beefsteak tomato 1/2 inch thick
minced fresh chives for garnish
preheat oven 375 f. combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl.
gently fold in crabmeat.
place tomato slices on foil lined baking sheet,top with crab mixture.
bake for 12 - 15 minutes. top with chives and serve..
makes 4 servings. note if you don't have mascarpone cheese use regular cream cheese
and stir in half and half to soften.
can be made on grill for a smokier flavor