15 Recipes That Spotlight Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are more than just a movie, they’re a Southern delicacy. Garden fresh, firm green tomatoes are covered in breading and then fried until the crust is golden brown. Whether they’re served alone or incorporated into a recipe, they’re summertime on a plate. Crispy, tangy, and crunchy, these 15 recipes spotlight fried green tomatoes.

Fried Green Tomatoes With Pimento Cheese & Comeback Dressing Drizzle

“The best fried green tomatoes you will ever eat — stacked high with layers of pimento cheese, topping with a comeback dressing drizzle.” – Ashley

Fried Green Tomatoes

“These fried green tomatoes are lightly battered with cornmeal, buttermilk, and Cajun seasoning so the tangy tomatoes can really be the star.” – Sara and Pam

The BEST Fried Green Tomatoes With Garlic, Bacon And Buttermilk Sauce

“With a superb buttermilk sauce to slop all over the fried tomatoes, filled with fresh-cut herbs from my garden PLUS more garlic and chunks of thick-cut bacon… totally heavenly… not quite totally Southern with the addition of the garlic…but TOTALLY AWESOME!” – Roz

Fried Green Tomatoes

“This Southern recipe is so easy to make and finger-licking good! They only take 15 minutes to make and are perfectly paired with Herb Lemon Aioli dipping sauce for some extra flavor!” – Jessica

Air Fryer Fried Green Tomatoes

“Nothing beats Southern fried foods, especially fried green tomatoes! When I bought my air fryer, one of the first foods I figured out how to fix in it was fried green tomatoes.” – Laura

Okra and Green Tomato Fritters

“I’ve taken these crispy, delicious morsels and kicked them up a notch. Imagine the best of fried okra and fried green tomatoes in one bite. Simply amazing.” – Stacey

Fried Green Tomato BLT Sandwich

“There are not enough words in the English language to tell you how much I love fried green tomatoes. Seriously. And I am also the poster child for Bacon Addicts Anonymous. Thus, the Fried Green Tomato BLT Sandwich was born. It was a miraculous yet surprisingly easy birth. Do this. Make this sandwich.” – Teri

Fried Green Tomato Sliders

“Panko-fried green tomato slices on a slider bun with a spicy Cajun sauce, crispy bacon and a tangy slaw.” – Whitney

The Ultimate Southern Style Burger

“The Ultimate Southern Style Burger recipe offers a unique Southern twist to a classic beef burger or homemade burger recipes and incorporates all things Southern, including melted savory pimento cheese, yummy fried green tomatoes, crispy and oh so crunchy onion rings, and tangy sweet and savory tomato jam.” – Sharon

Fried Tomato BLT Sliders

“Because while BLT’s are marvelous, when you add a fried tomato to the mix? It suddenly becomes outrageous.” – Chrisy

Fried Green Tomato and Pimento Cheese Sandwich

“This sandwich is rich and cheesy and just bursting with flavor. You’re going to love it! And you may just talk with a Southern accent when you’re done devouring it. But, that’s just a guess.” – Karly

Oven Fried Green Tomato Caprese Recipe with Balsamic Reduction

“This classic salad combination of sliced ripe tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil leaves gets a Southern flair with ‘fried’ green tomatoes. They’re actually baked but still have that crunch on the outside minus all the fat calories from frying! I drizzled a balsamic reduction over this elegant salad to kick up the flavor even more.” – Paula

Fried Green Cherry Tomatoes with Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce

“These little bites of Fried Green Cherry Tomatoes served with an Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce are perfect to make when you have an abundance of cherry tomatoes at the end of the season.” – Carrie

Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes With Sriracha-Ranch Dipping Sauce

“Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes with Sriracha-Ranch Dipping Sauce are such a tasty way to use those green tomatoes that don’t have time to get ripe! This tasty summer treat is low-carb, Keto, low-glycemic, gluten-free, and South Beach Diet friendly!” – Kalyn

Gluten-Free Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

“Gluten-free fried green tomatoes are a traditional Southern favorite that combines gluten-free cornmeal, gluten-free flour, and seasoning to fry a tart, juicy tomato to perfection.” – Audrey