Fried Green Tomatoes

Julie Prior


Use these to upgrade your BLT!


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

20 Min
1 Hr
Pan Fry


  • 4 large
    firm green tomatoes, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 c
    finely ground cornmeal
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • ·
    kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes


  1. Sprinkle the tomato slices with the salt & pepper; set aside.
  2. Combine the cornmeal & paprika in a shallow bowl. In another bowl, beat the eggs.
  3. Cover the bottom of a heavy skillet with 1/2-inch of oil, then place it over a medium-high heat on stove.
  4. Coat the tomato slices in the egg, then dredge them in the cornmeal mixture.
  5. Fry as many tomatoes as fit comfortably in the pan until nicely browned, about 2 minutes on each side.
  6. Transfer them to a paper towel-lined platter and repeat until all the tomatoes are cooked.

Printable Recipe Card

About Fried Green Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

Leave a Comment

17 Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides That You’re Thankful For

17 Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides That You’re Thankful For

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

What would Thanksgiving be without veggies? Basically just a turkey. No mashed potatoes, no green bean casserole, no brussels sprouts, no marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, no asparagus...the list goes on and...

21 Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes

21 Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While turkey is the star the plate on Thanksgiving, it's not a meal without the sides. In some households, corn casserole, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, and...

Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Summertime dinners are about easy recipes that incorporate fresh ingredients at their peak flavor. When looking for cooking inspiration, try one of these simple dinner recipes. I've thrown in a...