Betty's Basic Fried Green Tomatoes

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Sep. 03, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Basic Fried Green Tomatoes. This is the easiest and quickest way to make a delicious, traditional Southern summer side dish.


Green tomatoes 5 ((4
Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs) , in a shallow dish ((white or yellow))
Salt and pepper To Taste
Vegetable oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((as needed))



1. Wash tomatoes, and slice into desired thickness (about 3/8 inch).

2. Dip tomato slices in cornmeal and fry in hot oil until brown, turning only once.

3. Remove from pan and place on paper towel to drain. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


4. Serve hot with sauce and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 201Calories from Fat 91

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 76 mg3.17%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet