Easy Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Easy Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Side Dish Vegetables Tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes

Simple recipe for fried green tomatoes, perfect for appetizers or a unique fried green tomato B.L.T.!

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 189
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 25m


  • waxed paper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds green tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup canola oil for frying, or as needed


  • 1   Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2   Beat eggs and water in a shallow bowl. Place flour and cornmeal in 2 separate shallow bowls. Season cornmeal with salt and pepper.
  • 3   Dip each tomato slice into flour, then dip into egg mixture. Press tomato into cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess. Transfer tomato to prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tomato slices, arranging tomatoes in a single layer.
  • 4   Heat about 1/4 inch canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat until oil begins to shimmer. Fry tomatoes in batches until golden and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towel-lined plates. Repeat with remaining tomatoes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 4.7g 7%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 46mg 16%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Potassium 293mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 31.5g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Protein 5.8g 12%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 827IU  
Vitamin C 27mg  
Calcium 25mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 23mg  
Folate 82mcg