Fried Green Tomatoes

Jessica Morgan

By
@foodchemistry1178

My mom has made this recipe for years. I'm not sure where it originated, but it was probably something she just came up with one day.


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Serves:

4-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

3 large
green tomatoes (unripened, ripe green tomatoes won't work)
1 c
milk
1 c
flour
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp
celery salt
oil ass needed for frying (usually a few tablespoons)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice ends off tomatoes and cut slices 1/4 in thick.
2
On a plate, mix flour, Parmesan, and celery salt with fork until well blended.
3
Dip tomato slices in milk and then in the flour mixture.
4
Heat a frying pan over medium low heat until hot. Even with non stick pan you need to add oil, or the flour will burn and make a gigantic mess. (I have one of those ceramic coated pans and I only have to add a tiny amount of oil, but I have to add about a teaspoon every batch of tomato slices because otherwise the flour will brown before the tomato is cooked.)
5
Add floured tomato slices to oiled pan and allow to cook about 3 minutes per side. You will be able to tell when the tomato is done because piercing with a fork will have no hindrance. If the flour mixture is a dark brown color, but the tomato isn't soft, the heat is too intense and you need to turn to a lower setting or add more oil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #tomatoes