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Fried Green Tomatoes

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Servings 4


  • 2 med. green tomatoes
  • 1 egg yolk beaten with 1 t. water
  • 1/4 c. cornmeal
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 1/4 t. Salt
  • 1/8 t. pepper
  • 1/4 t. onion powder
  • 1/4 t. oregano
  • 1/4 t. dill weed
  • Bacon drippings or oil
  • Parmesan cheese or ranch dressing optional


  • Slice tomatoes into 1/4-inch slices and place on paper towel to absorb moisture.
  • Mix cornmeal, flour and seasonings.
  • Dip slices in egg batter, then cornmeal mixture.
  • Heat bacon drippings or oil until hot and fry tomatoes until lightly brown, then turn and fry other side. Place on paper towel to absorb excess grease.
  • Serve with grated Parmesan cheese or ranch dressing.