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Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches

 Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches
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.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Remove to paper towels to drain. In the drippings, cook tomatoes for
  • 2 minutes on each side; drain on paper towels.
  • 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.
  • Spread mayonnaise and mustard on remaining toast if desired; place
  • over lettuce. Yield: 6 sandwiches.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 562 calories, 36 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,076 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.