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Fried Green Tomatoes

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices)
To lighten this classic, we added a fried crust to just one side.

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 123
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 19.8 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 310 mg
  • calcium 18 mg

How to Make It

  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.