Fancy City Tomatoes

Fancy City Tomatoes

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SheilaJo Gillingham


These take a little time to put together,BUT Easy ... they are so worth it!


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35 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


  • 2 clove
    garlic - minced
  • 1/4 c
    minced parsley
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    chopped basil
  • 4 large
    tomatoes, beef steak or large size
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 large
    egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    regular or italian bread crumbs, dry
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Fancy City Tomatoes


  1. FIRST: Combine egg and milk in shallow bowl,have flour ready in a shallow bowl or plate, bread crumbs in another shallow bowl or plate.
  2. Combine cream cheese,garlic,parsley and salt, I mix with mixer ... then add basil and blend lightly.
  3. Cut tomatos into 1/2 inch slices and try to match up same size slices, just close, don't have to be perfect ... try to get even number of slices ... spread half of the slices with cream cheese mixture, make sandwich with other slice of tomato.
  4. Dredge each sandwich in flour,then dip in egg mixture,then in bread crumbs ... fry over Medium heat in mixture of Butter and Olive Oil until brown.
  5. I use both kinds of bread crumbs, depends on what I am serving the tomatos with ... The Italian crumbs with the cheese really makes them extra SPECIAL anytime!These also make a wonderful appetizer ... cool enough to cut in quarters,(use serrated knife).
    Garnish with some Fresh Parsley or basil ... Enjoy!

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About Fancy City Tomatoes

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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