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Old-Fashioned Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, cheese, oregano, salt and pepper. Coat tomato slices with flour mixture.
  • 2. 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.

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DeepSorrow User ID: 6301843 202054
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2012


annsway1 User ID: 1667005 19991
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2011

"This takes fried green tomatoes over the top. Love em'"

mommakay57 User ID: 4221049 73915
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

"I like FGT's,but I love these. I've even converted FGT haters,into at least likers. I make a big batch(4x) of coating mix and store it in freezer.

I also cut my slices thinner."

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