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Fried Green Tomatoes
Traditionally this southern side dish is fried in bacon fat. This version uses canola oil to cut back on the saturated fat. The goal with fried tomatoes is a crisp exterior and a soft exterior, the key to which is your frying technique. Getting them just perfect might take a little practice, but the end result is worth the effort.
4 firm green tomatoes
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3 Tbsp. canola oil
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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
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  • Servings:4 (165 g)
  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
1. Wash the tomatoes, remove the stems, and slice each tomato into thick slices.
2. Season the cornmeal with salt and pepper.
3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high. Dip the tomato slices into the cornmeal and fry until brown, turning once (1-2 minutes per side). Don't overcrowd the pan.