Fried Green Tomatoes With Cream Sauce

1
Iris Bonanno

By
@GumboLady

A True Southern Classic. No reason to wait for the tomatoes to ripen on the vine..pick a few while they are still green and fry them to perfection!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • FOR FRYING THE TOMATOES

  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cajun seasonings
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 3/4 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable or coconut oil
  • 2-3 large
    green tomatoes
  • CREAM SAUCE

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    white onion - chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic- minced
  • 1/2 small
    orange or red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 c
    vegetable stock
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    cajun seasonings

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes With Cream Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. For tomatoes:
    Slice tomatoes 1/4” thick. Mix milk and eggs together in medium bowl, add salt & pepper to egg mixture.
  2. Mix cornmeal, flour, sugar & Cajun seasoning in a deep dish pie plate. Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Dip tomatoes in egg mixture, next dredge in cornmeal mixture. Fry in oil until brown on both sides. Drain on paper towel.
  4. Cream Sauce:
    In heavy saucepan heat oil & butter until melted. Sauté onions, pepper and garlic until tender. Add vegetable stock, bring to boil and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in flour until sauce thickens. Add cream, return to a boil and cook another 2-3 minutes. Taste and add more salt or Pepper to taste. Drizzle over fried tomatoes.

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About Fried Green Tomatoes With Cream Sauce

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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