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Fried Green Tomatoes

No recipe image available.Fried green tomatoes are best when served hot—straight out of the skillet, so be sure to time your planned meal around this Southern specialty!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 1/2 cups white or yellow cornmeal
Salt and pepper to taste
Vegetable oil for frying

Cooking Directions:

  1. Dredge tomato slices in cornmeal.
  2. Heat 1/4-inch-deep oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat; add tomato slices, a few at a time, and fry about 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.