Fried Green Tomatoes

Yummy way to use up all those green tomatoes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 medium-size green tomatoes, cut into 1/3-inch slices
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

Number of Servings :

  • 4

 

Directions

  1. 1. Combine egg and buttermilk; set aside.
  2. 2. Combine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, cornmeal, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl or pan.
  3. 3. Dredge tomato slices in remaining 1/4 cup flour; dip in egg mixture, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  4. 4. Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch in a large cast-iron skillet; heat to 375°. Drop tomatoes, in batches, into hot oil, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden.
  5. Drain on paper towels or a rack.
  6. Sprinkle hot tomatoes with salt.

For more information on growing tomatoes, please see our resource guide.  We have many types of tomato seeds for sale.

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