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Fried Green Tomatoes

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Category: Side Dishes, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 To 5 green tomatoes
  • -- or underripe red tomatoes
  • 1/4 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tb ;Water
  • 1 1/2 c Cornmeal or flour
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • Shortening (your choice)


Slice tomatoes into 1/4" slices. Set aside. Chop onion and set aside.

In a shallow bowl, beat egg with water.

Combine cornmeal or flour, salt and pepper on a platter. Dredge
tomato slices in cornmeal or flour, dip in egg and coat completely
with cornmeal or flour.

Heat enough shortening to generously cover bottom of a large heavy
skillet (you can use bacon grease, butter, olive oil, margarine,
vegetable oil, your choice). Drop in about a tablespoon of chopped
onion. Add coated tomato slices. Cook until golden, 3 to 5 minutes
per side. Remove to platter. Repeat process until all onions and
tomatoes are cooked.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings.

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