Back to Quick Fried Green Tomatoes

Print Options


Card Sizes


Quick Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

"My grandmother came up with her own version of fried green tomatoes years ago. Our family loves it," says Melanie Chism of Coker, Alabama. "It's a traditional taste of the South that anyone anywhere can enjoy!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 10 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 4 medium green tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil


  • 1. Slice tomatoes 1/4 in. thick. Sprinkle both sides with salt and lemon-pepper. Let stand for 20-25 minutes. Coat with cornmeal. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry tomatoes for 3-4 minutes on each side or until tender and golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 182 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.