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easy fried green tomatoes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ruth Tudor
Nashport, OH

Fried green tomato recipes are like meatloaf recipes - lots of different ones. I came up with this one. I also learned how to freeze fresh green tomatoes so we can enjoy them anytime.

★★★★★ 1
serves 2-4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For easy fried green tomatoes

  • 1 - 2
    fresh, solid green tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 c
    garlic salt with parsley
  • pepper to taste
  • cooking oil

How To Make easy fried green tomatoes

  • 1
    Wash and slice tomatoes and cover with cold water in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Set electric skillet to 375 degrees and cover bottom with oil. Add additional oil as needed.
  • 3
    Mix flour, cornmeal, garlic salt and pepper together in a bowl.
  • 4
    With a fork (or tongs with rubber tips) lift each slice of tomato out of water and let water drain off before placing in dry mix. Coat slice evenly and place in skillet. Tomatoes are delicate so turn as little as possible until crispy and done. Drain on platter covered with paper towel.

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