Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes

If you like fried green tomatoes, you’ll love this healthier version. Soft and tender inside with a crisp outer coating, it’s all of the flavor with none of the fat!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4


  • 4 medium green tomatoes
  • 1 egg white
  • 1⁄2 cup salt-free breadcrumbs
  • 1⁄2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray a baking sheet lightly with oil and set aside.
  • Wash and slice the tomatoes into thick, 1⁄2-inch rounds and set aside.
  • Place the egg white into a shallow bowl and beat. Measure the bread crumbs and cornmeal into a second shallow bowl, add the Parmesan cheese and black pepper, and stir to combine.
  • Dip the tomato slices into the egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Place slices in a single layer on the baking sheet. Place baking sheet on the middle rack in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Gently flip the slices and return to the oven for another 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately.