Fried Green Tomatoes

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4 green tomatoes
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 cup buttermilk
Vegetable oil, for frying


1.Slice the tomatoes into 1/4 inch thick rounds.
2.In a shallow bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
3.Dip each tomato slice into the buttermilk, then dredge in the cornmeal mixture, pressing to adhere.
4.Heat about 1/2 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
5.Working in batches, fry the tomato slices for about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
6.Transfer the fried tomatoes to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
7.Serve hot and enjoy!

Learn how to make a delicious Southern classic with unripe tomatoes – Fried Green Tomatoes.

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