Irondale Cafe's Fried Green Tomatoes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by DixieSleepyHead

Absolutely southern tradition.

Top Review by Shabby Sign Shoppe

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!

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.

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