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Fried Green Tomatoes Ingredients 4 large firm green tomatoes 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt, more for sprinkling 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs 1 Tablespoon water 1 cup bread crumbs 1 cup Olive Oil for frying 4 Tablespoons butter Slice the tomatoes 1/4 inch thick. On a large plate, mix flour, salt, and pepper. On a second plate beat eggs and water together. Place bread crumbs on a third plate. Coat tomato slices into seasoned flour, then egg mixture, then bread crumbs. In a hot sauté pan, mix butter and oil. When sizzling, place coated slices in pan for about 2 to 3 minutes per side or until tomatoes are tender. Cook in batches and add more oil if needed. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with extra salt and serve warm. For a healthier version of this recipe, check out my Healthier Crunchier "Baked" Fried Green Tomato recipe.

Healthier Crunchier "Baked" Fried Green Tomato Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 large firm green tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Pam Cooking Spray or olive oil for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Slice tomatoes 1/8 inch thick.
  2. On a large plate mix flour, salt, and pepper. Place yogurt and buttermilk on a second plate, and Panko Bread Crumbs on a third plate. Coat tomatoes with the flour mixture, then the yogurt - buttermilk mixture (you may want to put the yogurt in a small bowl so that dipping them is easier), then the Panko Bread Brumbs.
  3. Place coated tomatoes on a cookie sheet and spray with Pam Cooking Spray liberally on both sides or drizzle them on both sides with olive oil. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 7 minutes on one side then flip them over and bake for another 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with extra salt and serve warm.