Fried Green Tomatoes#SundayFunday

This is a Traditional Cherokee Native American Dish
Many southeastern foods are adapted from the native tribes. Some of the Cherokee dishes are fried green tomatoes, greens or ramps, cornbread, hoecakes, bean bread, many peanut dishes.

4 Large Green Tomatoes
1 Teaspoon Salt
Black Pepper to taste
2 Cups Coarse Ground Yellow Cornmeal
Oil as required for frying

Slice green tomatoes into ½ inch slices and sprinkle with salt.
Let stand for 10-15 minutes. Blot dry with paper towels and sprinkle with pepper.
Pour oil into a large skillet and heat it on medium high high until the oil is very hot.
Pour cornmeal into a plate .
Coat both sides of the tomato slices with cornmeal.
Carefully place the tomato slices in the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides.
Serve immediately.
Labels: Green Tomato, Sunday Funday, Gluten free, Navajo, Native American, International Cuisine, Appetizer

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  1. Fried green tomatoes are a summer favorite! So good! Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen

  2. Love Fried Green Tomatoes but this year I am using my green tomatoes to make relish.

  3. Wish I had access to green tomatoes here.

  4. I tasted fried green tomatoes for the first recently when I went to South Carolina. Wish I could get some to try out the recipe at home.