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Fried green tomatoes

LWMS Southern Hills Circuit
Cuisine American, Southern


  • 3 green tomatoes
  • 1.5 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp self-rising flour
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1.5 cups self-rising flour


  • Wash and slice the tomatoes into ¼-inch slices.
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix the buttermilk and eggs.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of pepper, and 1 tablespoon of the flour. 
  • Place tomato slices in the buttermilk and egg mixture. Set aside to rest.
  • Preheat the oil in a heavy skillet or electric fryer to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix the remaining 1 ½ cups flour, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. 
  • Remove the tomato slices from the buttermilk/egg mixture and toss them, one at a time, in the flour mixture, coating them thoroughly.
  • Carefully place the tomato slices in the heated oil and fry until golden brown.
  • Turn them two or three times. Be careful not to crowd the tomatoes during frying.
  • Cook until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately. 
Keyword american, southern