Fried Green Tomatoes

Number of Servings: 4 (165 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Fried Green Tomatoes

Traditionally this southern side dish is fried in bacon fat. This version uses canola oil to cut back on the saturated fat. The goal with fried tomatoes is a crisp exterior and a soft exterior, the key to which is your frying technique. Getting them just perfect might take a little practice, but the end result is worth the effort.


  • 4 firm green tomatoes
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. canola oil


  1. Wash the tomatoes, remove the stems, and slice each tomato into thick slices.
  2. Season the cornmeal with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high. Dip the tomato slices into the cornmeal and fry until brown, turning once (1-2 minutes per side). Don’t overcrowd the pan.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 165 g

Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 21g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 18.6mg 2%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 340mg 8%
Vitamin A 42.8mcg 4%
Vitamin C 28.8mg 30%
Vitamin E 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin K 20.2mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 18.7mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 5.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 108.2mg 8%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 51.3mg 10%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 5.2mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 10.9mcg 30%
Molybdenum 23.2mcg 50%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Green Tomatoes, Whole Grain Yellow Corn Meal, Canola Oil, Salt, Black Pepper.

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