Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

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17 m servings 289 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 300 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl whisk together egg and milk. In another small bowl mix cornmeal and flour.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; use more or less oil to reach about 1/4 inch in depth.
  3. Dredge tomato slices first in egg mixture, then in cornmeal mixture. Carefully place slices in hot oil and cook until browned on both sides.
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  1. 39 Ratings


Lose the egg and use milk instead (better yet, buttermilk). Add more seasonings! There is no way 3 tablespoons will give you 1/4 inch of oil in the bottom of a large fry pan, and, as another rev...

my boyfriend was a cook in a really nice southern restaurant, and he dipped them in milk instead of egg and fries them in canola oil. I think they come out a lot better without the 'eggy' taste.

OMGOODNESS! I think the cornmeal adds a little crunch to this normally soggy side. I love them this way. This is always how I make fried green tomatoes. I use some salt and pepper, too. Try...

A good Southern cook knows that OLIVE OIL would drown the flavor of Fried Green Tomatoes! YUK!

This recipe needs tweaking for us. I fried one, using Canola Oil, and tasted it, then added garlic salt, onion powder, and garlic pepper to the cornmeal mixture, MUCH better with the additions.

Wonderful recipe! All I added was salt and pepper, and changed the oil to vegetable cooking oil. I didn't measure it, just poured it in the pan and used what I needed. When I was finished, I ...

Sadly, I have to agree with some of the other reviews. The Olive Oil overpowers the delicate taste of the green tomatoes and the smoke point of the Olive Oil does not allow them to get crispy en...

You have to start with the right tomato. Saucing or juicing tomatoes just do not fry, bake or stew well. You need fleshy, meaty tomatoes- not the ones filled with seed pockets and juice. Don't e...

No one in my family liked this dish. Perhaps it's an acquired taste. It was easy enough to make however, I had to double the egg and milk to have enough. I would suggest frying in vegetable oil ...