Elmhurst Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Elmhurst Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Where The SON Always Shines!
Where The SON Always Shines!

Fried Green Tomatoes

1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 medium-size green tomatoes, cut into 1/3-inch slices
Vegetable oil
Salt to taste


STEP 1) Combine egg and buttermilk; set aside
STEP 2) Combine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, cornmeal, 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper  in a shallow bowl or pan. 
STEP 3) Dredge tomato slices in remaining 1/4 cup flour; dip in egg mixture and dredge in cornmeal mixture. 
STEP 4) Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch in a large cast-iron skillet; heat to 375 degrees. 
STEP 5) Drop tomatoes (in batches) into hot oil and cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden. 
STEP 6) Drain on paper towels or a rack.  Sprinkle hot tomatoes with salt and enjoy!

Sara Quessenberry, Real Simple, JULY 2008