fried green tomatoes with cream sauce

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Iris Bonanno
from Brusly, LA

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!

serves 2-4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For fried green tomatoes with cream sauce

  • FOR FRYING THE TOMATOES
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cajun seasonings
  • 2 lg
    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 lg
    green tomatoes
  • CREAM SAUCE
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 sm
    white onion - chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic- minced
  • 1/2 sm
    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
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How To Make fried green tomatoes with cream sauce

  • 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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