Perfect Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Crunchy. Tart. Juicy. You asked for it, and now we’ve got it. This traditional favorite is like a slice of summer. It’s one of the most beloved side dishes in the South. Our batter mix is made with a perfect blend of corn meal, flour and just the right spices. And it’s this special combination that sets our recipe apart from all the others. In a matter of minutes, you can make delicious fried green tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms and even pickles with this no-fail recipe. Enjoy this special treat with Basil Mayo Dip or simply eat them plain.

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe:

Prepare Deep Fryer using vegetable oil and preheat to 375-degrees. Or use a cast iron or electric skillet with a ½ inch of oil in the pan.

  • Slice 5 green tomatoes into 1/3-inch pieces
  • Cover tomatoes in “flour mixture”
  • Dip in buttermilk (about 2 cups)
  • Dust with “cornmeal mixture” until dry (to keep from sticking together)
  • Place tomatoes into pre-heated oil one at a time
  • Cook until golden brown
  • Lay on paper towel over cooling rack

Basil Mayo Dip Recipe:

Put one-cup mayonnaise, two cups basil leaves, two tablespoons fresh lemon juice and salt and pepper in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Serve with a cool glass of ice tea.

 

 

 

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