Traditional Fried Green Tomatoes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Little Bee

Fried Green Tomatoes are my all-time favorite thing to eat in the Summer. This was the way my Grandmother and my Mother made them.

Top Review by MichelleDawn 2

I make these for my hubby and kids and potlucks. Everyone loves them and asks how I made them because they haven't had them with a little kick before. One batch I added a tsp of garlic and I even ate some. (I don't like green fried tomatoes) My hubby and kids do a lot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Directions:.
  2. Soak tomatoes in a mixture of about 2 quarts water and 2 tablespoons salt for about 1/2 hour.
  3. In a large plastic food bag, mix flour, salt, pepper and cayenne. Drain tomatoes and drop a few slices at a time into the bag and shake to coat completely.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet and fry coated tomato slices until browned on each side, about 2 minute per side.
  5. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

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