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Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anne Wallace

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large green tomatoes
1-1/2 c. buttermilk
1 T. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. self-rising cornmeal
3 c. vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Cut tomatoes into 1/4-1/2 inch thick slices; place in shallow dish. Pour buttermilk over tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt & pepper.
Combine flour and cornmeal in pieplate. Dredge tomato slices in flour mixture.
Fry tomatoes in batches in hot oil in large cast-iron skillet over medium heat. 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can make a great sandwich - like a BLT - or serve the slices with remoulade sauce.

 

 

 

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