Fried Green Tomatoes

Julie Prior


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20 Min
1 Hr
Pan Fry


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

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes


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

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About Fried Green Tomatoes

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

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