Fried Green Tomatoes
Yield: 4 servings

4 large green tomatoes                    Pinch of black pepper
4 large green tomatoes                    1/2 cup cooking oil

2 cups plain white corn meal
1 1/2 tablespoon salt

Wash the tomatoes and pat dry. Cut tomatoes in 1/4-inch slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Dip each slice in corn meal and lay aside on waxed paper. Heat oil. Fry tomato slices until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Some people prefer *green* tomatoes, others prefer slightly pink tomatoes.

"What I wouldn't give for a plate of Fried Green Tomatoes
like we used to have at the cafe..."
Fannie Flagg.

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