Irondale Cafe's Fried Green Tomatoes

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Absolutely southern tradition.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice tomatoes into 1/4-inch slices and set aside.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  3. Pour buttermilk into a bowl and add some of the tomatoes, being careful not to stack.
  4. Remove slices from bowl and let excess buttermilk drain off.
  5. Dip slices into cornmeal mixture.
  6. Repeat until all slices are coated.
  7. Fry in 1/2 inch of hot oil until brown, turning once to brown other side.
  8. Place in a colander to drain.
  9. Serve hot.
  10. Serves 5 to 6.


Most Helpful

We made these with milk in lieu of buttermilk. It worked fine. Added a bit of garlic powder to the salt and pepper. Be sure to salt these babies again once they come out of the frying pan. These are a WONDERFUL addition to any southern supper!

Shabby Sign Shoppe May 01, 2010

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