Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches Recipe
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Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches Recipe

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This is one of my favorite quick-fix suppers. I'm sure a lot of people have never tried fried green tomatoes, but they're yummy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon each garlic powder, salt, pepper and paprika
  • 3 medium green tomatoes, sliced
  • 12 bacon strips
  • 12 slices sourdough bread, toasted
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • Leaf lettuce, mayonnaise and Dijon mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 562 calories, 36g fat (15g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 1076mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein .


  1. In a shallow dish, combine flour and seasonings; dip tomatoes in the mixture and set aside. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Remove to paper towels to drain. In the drippings, cook tomatoes for 2 minutes on each side; drain on paper towels.
  3. Place six slices of toast on a baking sheet. Layer with three tomato slices, two bacon strips and a cheese slice. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with lettuce if desired.
  4. Spread mayonnaise and mustard on remaining toast if desired; place over lettuce. Yield: 6 sandwiches.
Originally published as Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches in Country Extra September 2001, p49

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annsway1 80957
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2011

"Love it; was perfect in every way.I have used various coatings and it came out fine though my favorite is cornmeal mixed evenly with flour. Happy grazing!!"

petey86584OH 36587
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

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AmberHoney 204441
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

"Haven't made it yet, but I know my tastebuds!"

nanbechert 91465
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

"Delicious! I cut each sandwich into fourths and served them as a heavy appetizer."

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