Oven Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomato
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: serves 4 to 6
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Fried green tomatoes are a classic staple in southern cooking. This recipe is quick and easy and will turn you into a great southern chef in no time.

What You'll Need

  • 4 to 6 green tomatoes, cut in 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle tomato slices with salt and pepper on both sides. In a shallow bowl mix beaten eggs, milk, and water. Put the all-purpose flour in a shallow bowl.
  2. Dip each slice into egg mixture, then into flour.* Dip each slice into egg and then into the flour again.
  3. Arrange tomatoes in large, shallow baking pans lined with parchment paper or well greased, or bake in 1 pan, in batches. Tomatoes should not touch.
  1. Bake uncovered in 400° oven 20 minutes, turning halfway through.

For crunchier coating, dip slices the second time into egg mixture then into seasoned bread crumbs or corn flake crumbs, with a little Parmesan cheese, if desired.

See Also
Delicious Recipes Using Green Tomatoes

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 153
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Sodium 347 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 7 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)