Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

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Use tomatoes that are very firm. They usually aren’t very large, so count on two per person. Serve with thick slices of country ham or Irish bacon.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup corn flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 large green tomatoes, cores trimmed and cut in ⅓" slices
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Spread the flour mixed with salt and pepper on one sheet of waxed paper and the cornmeal on another. Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip the tomato slices first in the flour, then in the egg, and coat them with cornmeal.
  • Heat ½" of oil in a large frying pan to 350°F. Slide the tomato slices in and fry for 4 minutes or until well browned. Turn and finish frying, about 3–4 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup corn flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 large green tomatoes, cores trimmed and cut in ⅓" slices
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Spread the flour mixed with salt and pepper on one sheet of waxed paper and the cornmeal on another. Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip the tomato slices first in the flour, then in the egg, and coat them with cornmeal.
  • Heat ½" of oil in a large frying pan to 350°F. Slide the tomato slices in and fry for 4 minutes or until well browned. Turn and finish frying, about 3–4 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars4g
Protein4g