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Fried Green Tomato BLTs

You might call this Southern-inspired sandwich comfort food with a twist. The chipotle mayonnaise adds a delicious kick, while the peppered bacon really punches up the flavor. —Neilla Roe, kingston, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 package thick-sliced peppered bacon strips (24 ounces)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 8 medium green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 16 slices Texas toast
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat chipotle mayonnaise
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves


  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. In a small shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, seafood seasoning, pepper and salt. Place buttermilk and flour mixture in shallow bowl. Dip tomatoes in buttermilk, then coat with flour mixture.
  • In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry tomatoes, a few slices at a time, for 1 minute on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve tomatoes on Texas toast with mayonnaise, bacon and lettuce.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 648 calories, 33g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 1519mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.

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