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Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches Recipe

Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches Recipe

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. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 562 calories, 36 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,076 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.