Fried Green Tomatoes

- Adapted from Epicurious -

Fried Green Tomatoes

About This Recipe


  • 4 large green tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups corn meal
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Oil for frying
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  1. 1

    Slice the tomatoes about one-third of an inch thick. Salt and pepper the tomatoes and set them aside.

  2. 2

    Mix corn meal and paprika in a shallow bowl.

  3. 3

    Heat oil in a sauté pan. While the oil is heating, dip a tomato slice into the egg, then into the corn meal.

  4. 4

    Fry as many tomato slices as will comfortably fit into the pan, about two minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.


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