Ranchy Fried Green Tomatoes

Total Time
17mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 15 mins

A slightly different twist on an old classic. If you like a tarter taste use really green tomatoes. For a bit sweeter and less tart taste use ones that have pinked slightly.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -6 medium green tomatoes
  • 34 cup flour
  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
  • 12 cup oil (more if needed)

Directions

  1. Slice tomatoes; thin for crisper slices or thick for softer slices.
  2. Mix ranch dressing and flour. I like the peppercorn dressing mix for this if you can find it.
  3. Dredge tomato slices in flour mixture.
  4. Fry in hot oil, until golden, turn over and repeat.

Reviews

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I made this for lunch today, but was disapointed as to how they turned out. While in the middle of preping and frying the tomatoes, I did dredged the tomatoes in an egg/buttermilk mixture first, before coating the tomatoes in the flour/ranch mixture, to improve the texture, plus I also sprinkled some black pepper on both sides of the tomatoes. I thought the ranch dressing mix would give these fried tomatoes a good flavor, but in the end it did not, so to make these a bit more flavorable, I topped the fried tomatoes with a bit of bottled ranch dressing, which made these taste a lot better. One more thing, I would not recommend using tomatoes that are slight pink, as they just end up getting mushy. Nyteglori, I'm sorry I wasn't able to give this recipe a better review.

Domestic Goddess August 20, 2009

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