Fried Red Tomatoes

Fried Red Tomatoes

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup cornmeal

  • 1

    tsp. crushed fennel seeds

  • 1

    tsp. dried oregano

  • ¾

    tsp. salt

  • ½

    tsp. cayenne pepper

  • ¼

    tsp. pepper

  • 2

    eggs

  • 2

    tbsp. water

  • 4

    beefsteak tomatoes

  • ½

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 2

    tbsp. olive oil

  • 2

    tbsp. butter

Directions

In shallow dish, combine cornmeal, fennel seeds, oregano, salt, cayenne and pepper. In another dish, beat eggs with water. Cut thin slice from top and bottom of each tomato; cut each tomato into 3 thick slices. Dip each slice into flour to coat; shake off excess. Dip into egg mixture; dip into cornmeal mixture, pressing mixture on to coat. In skillet, heat half of the oil and butter over medium-high heat; add half of the tomatoes and reduce heat to medium. Cook, gently turning once, for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden. Repeat with remaining oil, butter and tomatoes. Makes 4 servings. TIP: Bread the tomatoes just before cooking.


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