Fried Green Tomatoes

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

To lighten this classic, we added a fried crust to just one side.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 123
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 19.8g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 310mg
  • Calcium: 18mg

Ingredients

  • 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices green tomato (about 4 tomatoes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Preparation

  1. Sprinkle 1 side of each tomato slice evenly with salt and pepper. Dredge seasoned sides in cornmeal.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add tomato slices, coated sides down; cook 6 minutes, turning after 3 minutes. Serve immediately.
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