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Old-Fashioned Fried Green Tomatoes

 Old-Fashioned Fried Green Tomatoes
When I was growing up, these were a summertime favorite with my family. Back then, we just dipped the tomato slices in flour and fried them in butter.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 to 4 green tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, cheese, oregano, salt and
  • pepper. Coat tomato slices with flour mixture.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium. Fry tomatoes for 2-3
  • minutes on each side until tender and lightly browned. Drain on
  • paper towels. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.