The Unfried Fried Green Tomato and Squash

cathy tate


I love tomatoes and squash is my favorite summer vegetable. Being from the south - I do love my fried foods! I've had to learn to cook low fat due to health reasons and these "almost fried" vegetables are pretty close to the real thing.

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green tomatoes, sliced
yellow squash, sliced
1 1/2 c
flour, plain
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
panko bread crumbs
salt/pepper to taste


1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice green tomatoes and squash (not too thick. Sprinkle each slice with salt and pepper to taste.

2Set up three bowls:
1) flour
2) beaten eggs
3) panko

Dip each slice first in flour, then in egg wash, last in panko.

3Spray a broiler pan with cooking spray. Place coated vegetables on pan. Spray tops lightly with cooking spray. Bake at 400 degrees 15 minutes. Remove from oven; turn each vegetable over, spray what is now the top with cooking spray, return to oven. Bake an additional 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #squash, #Tomato, #zucchini, #blt