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Fried Green Tomatoes

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Miss Alabama, Liz Cochran, submitted this recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes.

Miss Alabama, Liz Cochran, submitted this recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes.

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Ingredients

3 medium, firm green tomatoes
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup milk
2 beaten eggs
2/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs or cornmeal
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Preparation

  1. Cut unpeeled tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Sprinkle slices with salt and pepper.
  3. Let tomato slices stand for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, place flour, milk, eggs, and bread crumbs in separate shallow dishes.
  4. Heat 2 Tbsp of olive oil in a skillet on medium heat.
  5. Dip tomato slices in milk, then flour, then eggs, then bread crumbs.
  6. In the skillet, fry half of the coated tomato slices at a time, for 4-6 minutes on each side or until brown. As you cook the rest of the tomatoes, add olive oil as needed.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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