Spicy Fried Green Tomatoes


A quick snack or appetizer during the hot summer months. Old time family recipe. If you like fried zucchini you will like this.

Plate of sliced fried green tomatoes
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer

  • ½ cup oil for frying

  • 5 green tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick


  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, black pepper, red pepper, garlic powder, eggs, and beer. The mixture should resemble pancake batter.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Dip tomato slices in the batter to coat, then fry in the skillet 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Eat while hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
4g Fat
32g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 25mg 123%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 301mg 6%

* 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.