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Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Iris Womack
Added: Monday, December 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large green tomatoes
1/2 cup fine cornmeal, white
1/2 cup plain flour
Salt and pepper to taste
Vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Mix cornmeal and flour together. Place in a shallow plate for dredging tomatoes. Peel and cut tomatoes into 1/4 inch thick slices. Sprinkle slices with salt and pepper. Dredge in meal flour. Heat oil on medium heat in a heavy frying pan. Gently add tomato slices to hot oil and fry until golden brown, turning only once.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very Southern dish and one I thoroughly enjoyed growing up in the South.

 

 

 

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