Fried Green Tomatoes

These fried green tomato recipe is one of my all-time summer favorites. They can be served alone as an appetizer or combined with a protein like bbq shrimp for an exciting main course.

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword fried green tomato recipe, green tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 414kcal


  • 4 green tomatoes cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup bacon drippings oil, or shortening



  • Coat slices in a light dusting of all purpose flour.
  • Dip floured slices into egg mix.
  • Coat slices in the breading mixture.
  • Heat the bacon drippings, oil, or shortening in a heavy skillet and saute the slices in it quickly until browned on both sides.
  • Remove to a plate with paper towel to remove extra drippings then serve immediately.


Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 968IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg

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