3 medium ripe peaches, peeled and thinly sliced
3 tablespoons peach preserves
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 English muffins, split and toasted
1 carton (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
Fresh mint leaves
1. In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread cut sides of English muffins with mascarpone cheese. Drain peaches, reserving liquid. Arrange peaches over muffins; brush with some of the reserved liquid. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet; sprinkle with brown sugar.
2. Broil 3-4 in. from heat until caramelized and bubbly, 3 to 4 minutes. Garnish with mint.
Prize Winning Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Broil: 5 min.
YIELD: 12 servings.
1 tart: 202 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.