Fried Green Tomatoes

Lisa Kelly


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
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  • 4 medium
    green tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 large
    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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Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Hashtag: #tomatoes

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