Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes

Recipe courtesy of Cajun Cuisine

Makes 5 pieces

  • 5 firm tomatoes 
  • ½ cup of minced mushrooms 
  • ½ cup of minced onions 
  • ½ cup of minced bell peppers 
  • ½ cup of butter 
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs 
  • ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese 
  • ½ pound of fresh crab meat 
  • Salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper, to taste

Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes

Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes

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Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Slice the tops off the tomatoes and reserve tops; scoop out pulp and reserve pulp.

Sauté mushrooms, onions and bell peppers in butter.

Add bread crumbs, cheese and crab meat; season to taste.

Add one-half cup of reserved tomato pulp; mix well.

Heap mixture into tomato shells and top with reserved tomato tops; place in greased shallow dish.

Bake uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes or until tomatoes are heated thoroughly.


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