Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
To lighten this classic, we added a fried crust to just one side.


4 servings (serving size: 2 slices)

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Nutritional 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


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


Sprinkle 1 side of each tomato slice evenly with salt and pepper. Dredge seasoned sides in cornmeal.

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.