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Best Fried Green Tomatoes

Best Fried Green Tomatoes

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


Spoil your taste buds with our recipe, for ‘Southern Style Best Fried Green Tomatoes’. Picture this; sliced green tomatoes, blanketed in a delightful mixture of cornmeal and breadcrumbs and then fried to a ravishing golden crispness. With each bite you’ll experience a combination of textures. From the crunch on the outside, to the tender and tangy interior. Whether you appreciate them as a starter or a flavorful side dish these Fried Green Tomatoes truly seize the essence of comfort food. Allow yourself to yield in the nostalgia of this timeless recipe that has been treasured by epochs and let it bring joy to your dining table.



4 large green tomatoes

2 large eggs

½ c. milk

1 c. all-purpose flour

½ c. cornmeal

½ c. bread crumbs

2 tsp coarse kosher salt

¼ tsp ground black pepper

1 quart vegetable oil for frying


Cut the tomatoes into slices that’re approximately 1/2 inch thick. Next coat the tomato slices, in a mixture of flour, egg and breadcrumbs.

In a skillet heat vegetable oil to a temperature of 375°F (190°C).

Place the tomato slices into the oil and fry them until they turn a golden brown color, on both sides.

Once fried to perfection remove the tomato slices from the skillet. Allow them to drain on paper towels. Serve them while still hot and savor their deliciousness!


To transform this recipe into a gluten-free rendition just replace the standard flour and breadcrumbs with gluten-free picks. Make sure to use certified gluten-free cornmeal and any other ingredients, like spices or seasoning blends to cater to dietary discretions and conditions. Now you can relish those crispy and divine Fried Green Tomatoes without worrying concerning gluten!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins