Love Apple Linguine (Sexy Fried Green Tomatoes)

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This came to me in a book called "Romancing the Stove--Celebrated Recipes and Delicious Fun for Every Kitchen Goddess," a very lovely gift from a friend. I have not yet prepared it (placing it here for safe-keeping until I can get my hands on some really fine organic tomatoes), but I cannot wait to!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta.
  2. While pasta is cooking-- Combine next 7 ingredients in a plastic container with a lid-- cover and shake to mix well.
  3. Melt butter and oil in a skillet over med-high.
  4. Add garlic.
  5. Put 2 tomato slices at a time into the flour mixture and shake back and forth to coat well.
  6. Place in skillet and fry for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Flip and fry for a few more minutes.
  8. If the skillet dries, pour some milk or wine as you flip the maters.
  9. Remove to a serving plate (keep them warm--you can keep them in a warm oven).
  10. Once all tomatoes are fried, reduce heat to med low and pour remaining milk and wine into the hot skillet, whisking.
  11. When heated well, add 1/4 cup of remaining flour mixture stirring constantly (lumps are unattractive).
  12. Add more flour mixture as needed to achieve a creamy flowing gravy.
  13. Remove from heat and pour into serving implement.
  14. Drain pasta, toss with olive oil, and divide among 4 plates.
  15. Place several of the tomatoes on top of each serving, and pour sauce over the top.
Most Helpful

4 5

This had a very sophisticated taste to it. The tomatoes were not too sour and the spice mixture was perfect. I used the flour mixture to also coat some chicken breasts and then baked both the tomatoes and chicken for half an hour at 425 to avoid frying. I also added a little parmesan cheese to the sauce and topped with black olives. Will absolutely make again.