Country Ham,fried Green Tomatoes W/ Cream Gravy

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

A real down home recipe and so simple. i can never find green tomatoes but use less ripe ones..serve with eggs on the side.

Top Review by Dienia B.

great stuff made for southern leg of the quest cakepops on parade easy peazy my pic didnt come out sorry

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -6 tablespoons butter or 4 -6 tablespoons oil, for frying
  • 4 slices country ham, about 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 -3 green tomatoes, cored, sliced 1 1/2 inch thick, and soaked in milk
  • all-purpose flour, seasoned with
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • CREAM GRAVY

  • reserved cooking fat
  • 13 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Melt 4 tablespoons of the butter in a heavy skillet and sauté the ham slices about 3 minutes on each side. Remove the ham to a heated platter and keep warm.
  2. Drain the tomatoes and dust them with the seasoned flour. Add more butter to the pan if necessary and fry the tomatoes 3 minutes on each side or until tender, sprinkling each side with a little sugar. Remove and drain on paper towels, then arrange on the platter with the ham.
  3. While the tomatoes are cooking, make the gravy:Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of the cooking fat. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the milk. Stir constantly until thickened, about 4 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the gravy over the ham and tomatoes and serve immediately.

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