Fried Green Tomatoes

Take your home-grown green tomatoes and fry them up with this tasty side dish recipe!

VegetarianThis recipe is vegetarian. Yes
TimetimeUnder 30 min.


  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 4 firm green tomatoes, cut in 1/2 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more as needed


1. Place the flour on a small plate, the egg in a small bowl, and the cornmeal on another small plate. Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt. Dip the tomatoes into the flour, shake off the excess, then dip in the egg-wash, and finally the cornmeal.

2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When hot, carefully place each tomato in the pan and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and serve immediately.