This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law; it is so good! You can add anything else you want and it only makes it better. I recommend everyone at least give it a try! You can even add some bacon pieces. Serve with fried deer meat. You can use olive oil or vegetable oil instead of the bacon grease, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk milk and egg together in a large bowl. Pour cornmeal into another large bowl.

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  • Dip squash, potatoes, tomatoes, okra, onion, and green bell pepper into milk mixture; press vegetables into cornmeal to coat.

  • Heat bacon grease in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir vegetable mixture in hot grease until golden and tender, 15 to 25 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; protein 5.8g 12% DV; carbohydrates 29.6g 10% DV; fat 2.3g 4% DV; cholesterol 34.3mg 11% DV; sodium 64.7mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2014
When I saw the recipe title I knew I had to be the first to rate and photo this recipe. While I am not originally from Arkansas this is where I have spent the past 20 years. With the exception of the potatoes and onions all other veggies came from my homegrown Arkansas garden. I served this with Arkansas caught trout but it would have gone nicely with any protein. The only thing that didn't work for me is that it took a lot more than 2 tablespoons of bacon grease to fry all of the ingredients in a skillet. I keep bacon grease on hand so it was not a problem for me but if you don't you might want to plan accordingly. The bacon grease gives the entire dish a nice smokiness and each ingredient absorbs it in its own special way as not to overpower. Not the healthiest side dish but it was a nice treat and one I will make often in the summer when my garden is in full bloom. I'm thinking fresh green beans and banana peppers in the mix would work great too! Read More
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