Fried Green Tomato Pie

Jessica Dayon

By
@tjdayon

The other day I was working in my garden and I starting picking green tomatoes so that I could fry them. When I was finished, I realized I had a ton of green cherry tomatoes in addition to some big green tomatoes so I decided I was going to have to make fried green tomatoes casserole-style instead of the traditional fried slices. I came up with this. It is amazing!

My husband who hates tomatoes loved it and said he could eat the whole thing for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! I have to admit, I could too!

It is great for a main dish or side dish.


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Serves:

2-4 as main, 4-6 as side

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

green tomatoes, either 4 large ones or small tomatoes to equal about 22 ounces
1 tsp
sugar, divided
1 tsp
salt
pepper
2/3 c
seasoned breadcrumbs, divided
1/3 c
panko breadcrumbs
1 1/2 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice all of the tomatoes. Arrange 1/3 of the tomatoes in the bottom of a pie pan or 8x8 baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/3 of salt, 1/3 of sugar, and a little pepper. Top with 1/3 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs and 1/2 cup cheese.
2
Add second layer of tomatoes and sprinkle with 1/3 of salt, 1/3 of sugar, and a little pepper. Top with panko breadcrumbs and 1/2 cup cheese.
3
Repeat the layers one more time- tomatoes, 1/3 of salt, 1/3 of sugar, and a little pepper, seasoned breadcrumbs and omit the cheese on the last layer at this point.
4
Dot the butter on the top of the last breadcrumb layer. Bake at 400F for 60 minutes. Add the remaining cheese and bake for about 5-10 more minutes, until the cheese is melted and starting to brown.

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