Fried Green Tomatoes
- Prep Time:
- Cook Time:
- Total Prep + Cook Time:
Makes: 20 slices
My Dad used this recipe for years before he died. He cooked these at our family reunion in May every year. His cousin fried the catfish! We would have the reunion on the holiday weekend.
Eggs lightly beaten
all purpose flour, divided in half
cornmeal ( we use yellow)
green tomatoes, cut in 1/3-inch or less slices
Vegetable Oil (use as needed)
Combine egg and buttermilk; set aside.
Combine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, cornmeal, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl or pan. ( We use aluminum pie pans.)
Dredge tomato slices in remaining 1/4 cup flour; dip in egg mixture, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.
Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch in a large cast-iron skillet; heat to 375°. Drop tomatoes, in batches, into hot oil, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels or a rack. Sprinkle hot tomatoes with salt.
Great recipe! Thanks for sharing!
I can't remember the last time I had Fried Green Tomatoes, thanks for sharing this recipe.
Have ate these since I was a little girl and they are always delicious. Not sure if I could go without eating them. Great recipe.
My Mom used to make Fried Green Tomatoes. I love them! You really have to try them they taste totally different than you would think. Thanks for the recipe.
other recipes in side dishes
Tender squash, gooey cheese and onions make this a memorable side dish. Even the kids will love it. This is soo different than the regular squash casse…
I love this salad. It's so fresh and summery.
This chickpea salad is also easy! You can try variations on the recipe below by putting in a hard-boiled…
This salad is a great one for BBQs throughout the summer. It was given to me by my friend Elli many years ago, and is a family favorite during the summe…