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fried green tomatoes

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Lisa Kelly
oshkosh, WI

Just not summer without Fried Green Tomatoes! The cornmeal gives these a bit more of a crunch!

★★★★★ 2
serves 5
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For fried green tomatoes

  • 4 md
    green tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    egg beaten with 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil

How To Make fried green tomatoes

  • 1
    Wash and slice tomatoes to 1/4 inch thinkness.
  • 2
    Fill ziplock bag with flour and cornmeal.
  • 3
    Mix the beaten egg with 1/2 cup cold water.
  • 4
    Heat bacon drippings with oil to a frying temp
  • 5
    Dip several slices of tomatoe into egg mixture then into the flour mixture to coat. Add your salt and pepper and fry until tomatoes are tender and breading is a golden brown

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