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Fried Green Tomatoes

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54e6d142485aaa14ea898675c6203f78083edbe35556774f742f79 640 Fried Green TomatoesA flavorful Parmesan breading gives a tasty twist to this Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe, great as appetizers for 4th of July parties and summertime gatherings.

ย Ingredients

  • 4 green tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil

Instructions

Season both sides of each tomato slice with salt and let sit for 10 minutes.

Toss cornmeal and parmesan cheese together in a shallow bowl.

Sprinkle in the garlic salt, oregano, ginger and red pepper. Blend well.

In a separate bowl, beat eggs lightly with a fork.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Pat tomato slices dry, then dip in the egg.

Coat in the cheese and spice blend.

Fry the tomato slices a few at a time in the oil for about 3 minutes until the bottom is golden brown. Flip and fry until the other side is golden brown as well.

Remove and drain on paper towels.

If using a deep fat fryer, set the oil temperature to 375F degrees and cook for 5 minutes.

Serves 8.

Fried Green Tomatoes

A flavorful Parmesan breading gives a tasty twist to this Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe, great as appetizers for 4th of July parties and summertime gatherings.

  • 4 green tomatoes (sliced 1/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (crushed)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  1. Season both sides of each tomato slice with salt and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Toss cornmeal and parmesan cheese together in a shallow bowl.
  3. Sprinkle in the garlic salt, oregano, ginger and red pepper. Blend well.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat eggs lightly with a fork.
  5. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Pat tomato slices dry, then dip in the egg.
  7. Coat in the cheese and spice blend.
  8. Fry the tomato slices a few at a time in the oil for about 3 minutes until the bottom is golden brown. Flip and fry until the other side is golden brown as well.
  9. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  10. If using a deep fat fryer, set the oil temperature to 375F degrees and cook for 5 minutes.

fried green tomatoes

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