Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes


"These wonderful country-fried green tomatoes make a great side dish for summer!"

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 310 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 659 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, salt and pepper. Place the crushed saltine crackers in another bowl, and the beaten eggs in a third bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Dip each tomato slice in the egg to coat, then in the flour mixture. Dip the floured tomato slice back into the egg, and then into the cracker crumbs. Place the coated tomato slices in the hot skillet, and fry until golden brown on each side, about 3 to 5 minutes per side. Add more butter to the pan, if necessary. Serve hot!
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This is the 3rd "fgt" recipe that I have tried and the only one where the batter stayed on during frying! Very good recipe. I used very firm gr. tomatoes - I would recommend using some that have a little "give" to them. I found that the batter was really enough to cover about 2 tomatoes. I used 1/2 butter and 1/2 olive oil in the frying pan. I cut the salt in 1/2 and it definitely needed more - I would use the entire amt. Also, I sprinkled the tomatoes with Pecorino cheese after frying and served with spaghetti sauce. My husband and I loved it, the kids weren't too crazy about it. Great recipe, Beth!


These were awesome! Its the first time I made fried green tomatoes(used cucumbers too!) that the coating stayed on when I cooked them! They were yummy, even my 2 year old twins ate them. Thanks for the recipe!


Try this breading to make jalapeno poppers if you like hot stuff... or even onion rings. Excellent!