Fried Green tomato & Bacon sandwich with gravy

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Dee Tourville

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@Dee_Tourville

Just had a craving for bacon, fried tomatoes & bacon gravy................so this is what I threw together.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
3 to 6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    bacon
  • 4 medium
    green tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 c
    flour,self rising
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 6 slice
    bread of choice
  • BACON GRAVY

How to Make Fried Green tomato & Bacon sandwich with gravy

Step-by-Step

  1. fry bacon in skillet over med high heat until perfectly crisp. turn off skillet. Remove 3 TBS of bacon grease to a small bowl to use later.
    Leave rest of grease in skillet.
  2. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain.
  3. slice tomatoes about 1/4 inch thick.
  4. mix milk, beaten egg in a bowl. You will use this to soak tomatoes.
  5. in a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, cayenne, and white pepper, mix well.
  6. soak tomatoes in milk mixture.
  7. coat one at a time in flour mixture.
  8. Reheat grease that we left in skillet on med high heat.
  9. Cook tomatoes in batches trying not to crowd. turn when tomato reaches a golden brown. repeat on flip side. Drain. Place on a plate.
  10. Bacon Gravy Ingredients & Directions;
  11. 3 TBS of bacon grease
    5 TBS. of flour, packed.
    1 1/2 cups milk.
    white pepper to taste.
  12. In skillet heat bacon grease with pepper.
    Whisk in flour, stirring constantly until mixture turns light brown color.
  13. Add milk 1/2 cup at a time while constantly stirring,continue to add milk until gravy is nice and thick. Taste and salt. turn skillet gravy on low heat.
  14. Place 1 slice of bread on plate; smother in gravy. Add slices of crispy fried tomatoes & crispy bacon. I do not cover bacon & tomatoes with gravy as I like the crunch but feel free to top with another slice of bread & smother with more gravy. I do sprinkle pepper flakes on mine but I did not add to recipe.

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Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American



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