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Words cannot express how much I love fried green tomatoes. 

If a restaurant has these little babies on their menu, you can 100% guarantee that I will order them. I almost think sometimes that I have a love affair with anything that is green and fried because I love fried pickles, okra,etc. 

(I think you get the picture.)

I also love when I accomplish making something for myself when my husband isn't home because I am really spoiled in the fact that I can say anything that I want and if he has time to cook, he will cook said item for me. I also do not remember seeing green tomatoes in the store as much as I have this year and thus the reason why I needed fried green tomatoes. I didn't deep fry these but just pan fried them and somehow? this makes them lighter. Hey, whatever works!


Fried Green Tomatoes


1/2 cup  buttermilk
1 egg
10 drops hot sauce

1 cup cornmeal 
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon canola oil
3 large green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 1 1/2 pounds)


1.Combine buttermilk, egg , and hot sauce in a medium bowl.

2.Mix cornmeal and salt in a pie plate.

3.Dip the tomato slices into the buttermilk mixture, then into the cornmeal, gently turning to coat.

4.Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

5.Add half the tomato slices in a single layer and cook until browned on one side.Flip tomatoes over and cook next side until browned.

6. Take tomatoes from oil and place on paper towel lined plate.

7.Wipe the skillet clean and repeat with the remaining oil, and tomato slices.

Serve hot. 

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