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Fried Green Tomatoes


  • Green tomatoes
  • sprinkle of sugar
  • 1-2 cups cornmeal
  • vegetable oil or Crisco


  • Slice tomatoes thin.
  • Sprinkle with sugar, lightly.
  • Dip in cornmeal on both sides.
  • Fry in iron skillet with plenty of oil.
  • Cook several minutes on each side, until brown, turning them with a fork.
  • Work in batches until all tomatoes are fried.


The amount of cornmeal, oil and sugar you need depends on how many tomatoes you're making. 3 large tomatoes makes enough to feed 6-8 people.