Recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes…
a tasty Southern treat enjoyed everywhere
4 – 6 Green Tomatoes
Salt and Pepper to taste
Cornmeal (or flour)
1/4 Cup vegetable oil
Step 1 – Grow or purchase green tomatoes. In the fall, before the frost, they are widely available.
Step 2 – Slice tomatoes into 1/4 – 1/2 inch thick slices
Step 3 – Salt and pepper to taste
Step 4 – Dredge in cornmeal
Step 5 – Fry on medium heat about 3 minutes ; carefully turn and cook other side for about 3 minutes
Step 3 – Salt and Pepper to Taste
Step 4 – Dredge in Cornmeal
Step -5 – Fry ‘em up
Yum – Enjoy!
Fried Green Tomatoes is a Southern treat and staple. In the fall, in particular, with an abundant crop of green tomatoes and frost on the way threatening the crop; frying ‘em up is just the ticket. A tasty treat with any meal, Fried Green Tomatoes will warm your heart and tummies.
Helen Yoest is a garden writer, speaker and garden coach through her business Gardening with Confidence™.