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This recipe for FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, by , is from The Xtreme Physical Therapy Healthy Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Grandmother Maggie Simpson
Added: Monday, February 26, 2007


6 large green tomatoes (about 5 pounds).
2 Tablespoon lemon juice or a few dashes of
Hot Sauce.
1/2 cup cornmeal
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper.
Nonstick cooking spray.

1. Slice each tomato into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
2. Sprinkle the lemon juice or the Hot Sauce on
the tomatoes. Mit the cornmeal and black
pepper in a plastic bag.
3. Put the tomato slices into the bag and shake
4. Coat a cast-iron skillet with nonstick cooking
5. Fry the tomatoes, over medium-high heat,
until they are light brown on each side.


Per serving: 105 cal, 22 g carb, 0 mg chol, 22 mg sodium, 3 g prot, 2 g fat, * cal from fat = 16




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