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Book of Six © Less Than Six Ingredients for Fried Green Tomatoes

Step 1 – grow or purchase green tomatoes

Recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes – Less Than Six ingredients

a Tasty Southern Treat


  1. 4 – 6 Green Tomatoes
  2. Salt and Pepper to taste
  3. Cornmeal (or flour)
  4. 1/4 Cup vegetable oil

Step 1 – Grow or purchase green tomatoes.  In the fall before the frost, they are widely available.

Step 2 – Slice tomatoes into 1/4 – 1/2 inch thick slices

Step 3 – Salt and pepper to taste

Step 4 – Dredge in cornmeal

Step 5 – Fry on medium heat about 3 minutes ; carefully turn and cook other side for about 3 minutes

Step 3 – Salt and Pepper to Taste

Step 4 – Dredge in Cornmeal

Step -5 – Fry ’em up

Yum – Enjoy!

Fried Green Tomatoes is a Southern treat and staple.  In the fall, in particular, with an abundant crop of green tomatoes and frost on the way threatening the crop; frying ’em up is just the ticket.  A tasty treat with any meal, Fried Green Tomatoes will warm your heart and tummies.

Helen Yoest is a garden writer and coach through her business Gardening with Confidence™

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