Country Ham,fried Green Tomatoes W/ Cream Gravy

Recipe by MarraMamba
READY IN: 30mins


  • 4 -6
    tablespoons butter or 4 -6 tablespoons oil, for frying
  • 4
    slices country ham, about 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 -3
    green tomatoes, cored, sliced 1 1/2 inch thick, and soaked in milk
  • all-purpose flour, seasoned with
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    pinch sugar
  • reserved cooking fat
  • 2
    cups milk
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Melt 4 tablespoons of the butter in a heavy skillet and sauté the ham slices about 3 minutes on each side. Remove the ham to a heated platter and keep warm.
  • Drain the tomatoes and dust them with the seasoned flour. Add more butter to the pan if necessary and fry the tomatoes 3 minutes on each side or until tender, sprinkling each side with a little sugar. Remove and drain on paper towels, then arrange on the platter with the ham.
  • While the tomatoes are cooking, make the gravy:Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of the cooking fat. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the milk. Stir constantly until thickened, about 4 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the gravy over the ham and tomatoes and serve immediately.