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Zesty Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Marriott
Added: Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4-6 medium green tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices
Pinch of salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp. all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1/2 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 to 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle both sides of tomatoes with salt; let stand for 10 minutes. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs. In second small bowl, combine the cornmeal, Parmesan cheese, flour and seasonings. Pat tomatoes dry. Dip them in eggs, then coat with cornmeal mixture. In a large skillet, heat 1/4 cup oil over medium heat. Fry tomatoes, a few at a time, for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown, adding more oil as needed. Drain tomatoes on paper towels. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You don't have to be from the South to enjoy this wonderful treat! It is a great way to use up unripened fall tomatoes too.

 

 

 

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