Fried Tomatoes with Goat Cheese

Make sure the tomatoes are really green, with no touch of red, for best results. Serve these hot with a knife and fork.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 large green tomatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup goat cheese

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes into ⅓" slices; discard ends. In shallow bowl, combine egg and buttermilk and whisk to combine. On plate, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and pepper and mix well.
  • Place olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. When hot, dip tomato slices into egg mixture, then into cornmeal mixture to coat. Place carefully in oil and fry, turning once, until golden brown, about 3–5 minutes per side.
  • Drain fried tomatoes on paper towels, season with salt and pepper. Top each with a bit of goat cheese. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 large green tomatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup goat cheese

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes into ⅓" slices; discard ends. In shallow bowl, combine egg and buttermilk and whisk to combine. On plate, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and pepper and mix well.
  • Place olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. When hot, dip tomato slices into egg mixture, then into cornmeal mixture to coat. Place carefully in oil and fry, turning once, until golden brown, about 3–5 minutes per side.
  • Drain fried tomatoes on paper towels, season with salt and pepper. Top each with a bit of goat cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium60mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein4g