Fried Green tomato & Bacon sandwich with gravy

Dee Tourville

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@Dee_Tourville

Just had a craving for bacon, fried tomatoes & bacon gravy................so this is what I threw together.


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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
3 to 6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
bacon
4 medium
green tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
3/4 c
flour,self rising
1/4 c
milk
1
egg, beaten
1/2 tsp
cayenne
1/4 tsp
white pepper
6 slice
bread of choice

BACON GRAVY

Step-By-Step

1fry bacon in skillet over med high heat until perfectly crisp. turn off skillet. Remove 3 TBS of bacon grease to a small bowl to use later.
Leave rest of grease in skillet.

2Remove bacon to paper towels to drain.

3slice tomatoes about 1/4 inch thick.

4mix milk, beaten egg in a bowl. You will use this to soak tomatoes.

5in a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, cayenne, and white pepper, mix well.

6soak tomatoes in milk mixture.

7coat one at a time in flour mixture.

8Reheat grease that we left in skillet on med high heat.

9Cook tomatoes in batches trying not to crowd. turn when tomato reaches a golden brown. repeat on flip side. Drain. Place on a plate.

10Bacon Gravy Ingredients & Directions;

113 TBS of bacon grease
5 TBS. of flour, packed.
1 1/2 cups milk.
white pepper to taste.

12In skillet heat bacon grease with pepper.
Whisk in flour, stirring constantly until mixture turns light brown color.

13Add milk 1/2 cup at a time while constantly stirring,continue to add milk until gravy is nice and thick. Taste and salt. turn skillet gravy on low heat.

14Place 1 slice of bread on plate; smother in gravy. Add slices of crispy fried tomatoes & crispy bacon. I do not cover bacon & tomatoes with gravy as I like the crunch but feel free to top with another slice of bread & smother with more gravy. I do sprinkle pepper flakes on mine but I did not add to recipe.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American