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Fried Green Tomato Lasagna Recipe

Fried Green Tomato Lasagna Recipe

My family likes lasagna, so I usually make it once a week. This variation is one I created to use tomatoes that aren't quite ripe yet. My family and friends love it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 large green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; set aside. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Dip green tomato slices in flour; brown in skillet on both sides. Remove to paper towels to drain. Spoon 3/4 cup tomato mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with a third of the green tomatoes; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining tomato mixture and mozzarella cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 255 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2011

"This is so good. Made it today as a side dish. The tomatoes are from our own garden. Since Green Tomatoes are not available in stores where we live, I can only make this in the summer when we have a garden."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"If you are going to make a comment please read the recipe entirely. There are fried green tomatoes in the dish. I have not made this yet but will this summer when I have lots of both ripe & green tomatoes. Thanks for the idea."

Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"I wanted green tomato recipe and that is what this one says--but the first ingredient is large ripe tomaoes. Forget this one and please change listing."

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