Southern Fried Green Tomatoes


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Southern Fried Green Tomatoes
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more as needed

  • 1 extra large egg

  • 4 tablespoons milk

  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 green tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick


  1. Heat 1/4 inch olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  2. Whisk together egg and milk in a shallow bowl. Mix cornmeal and flour in a second shallow bowl.

  3. Dip tomato slices in egg mixture, then dredge in cornmeal mixture to coat.

  4. Working in batches, fry tomatoes in hot oil until browned on both sides.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
10g Fat
43g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 237mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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