Recipe by JONDEIK
"Cheapest way to make fried green tomatoes that are crunchy on the outside, and taste like apple pie on the inside. Great side-dish for any meal!"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
cornmeal, or as needed
green tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/16-inch slices
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Very good starting point for Fried Green Tomatoes. I like my breading to have a bit more seasoning. But I really did enjoy this recipe, I made it just as the recipe directed. The end result was good.
Just like Mama taught me to make them. So good! Thanks for posting.
This is the first time this Northern girl even tried Fried Green Tomatoes. I found this recipe and I must say "Yum!" I used flour instead of cornmeal as I was out and dipped the tomato slices in milk before I dipped them in my flour mixture. I am impressed with the simplicity of this recipe. I will definitely make again.
I can't believe I waited this long to try fried green tomatoes. This recipe is easy, cheap and delicious.
Giving this 5 stars because, it is easy to make, minimal ingredients and still tasty. A perfect start recipe for those who have never made fried green tomatoes before. Leaves tons of room for making this recipe your own! As a southern lady I have made many batches of fried green tomatoes, and this is certainly one of the best basic/start ones I have come across. Grandma would be proud.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Frugal Fried Green Tomatoes
Serving Size: 1/3 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 90
French toast is such a perfect breakfast, light lunch, or even supper on these warm days.
Try one of our 100-plus cool cucumber salads.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
Watch Chef John make a Southern classic.
See how to make traditional Southern-style fried green tomatoes.
See how to make crispy fried okra.