Fried Green Tomatoes II

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Top Review by madpots

This recipe has been used in our family for many years. My problem now is that I have trouble finding green tomatoes! The recipe is very simple, but I salt and pepper the tomatoes a little and add a little white flour to the cornmeal. My mother would sprinkle a little sugar - white or brown - on the tomato after she turned them. When the sugar melts and is crusty the tomato is done.


  1. Slice tomatoes about 1/4 inch thick, season with salt and pepper and then coat both sides with cornmeal.
  2. In a large skillet, heat enough bacon drippings to coat the bottom of the pan, and fry tomatoes until lightly browned on both sides.
  3. This recipe was from the back of Fannie Flagg's novel, "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe".

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