Fried Green Tomatoes Parmesan

Ingredients

  • 4 medium firm green tomatoes
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste
  • 3 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Canola or peanut oil, for frying
  • Ranch dressing, your favorite

Instructions

  1. Cut each tomato into four even slices after slicing off the blossom and stem ends.
  2. Place the flour in a zipper top bag and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Take the beaten eggs and place in a medium bowl; add Tabasco sauce, to taste, and mix well.
  4. In a larger bowl, mix together breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Take four slices of tomato, place them in the bag with the flour, inflate bag and shake well to lightly coat the tomato slices.
  6. Take tomato slices, one at a time and dip into egg mixture, then into bread crumb mixture, pressing gently to evenly coat.
  7. Repeat until all tomatoes are coated.
  8. In a large skillet (I prefer cast iron), pour about 1 1/2 inches of oil (I prefer canola) and heat until very hot.
  9. Drop slices of tomato into the hot oil and fry until deep golden brown. Even though the oil should cover the tops of the tomatoes, you may need to turn them once during frying, as the bottoms will tend to brown faster than the tops.
  10. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  11. If you like, sprinkle the tops with more Parmesan.
  12. Serve with your favorite ranch dressing.

Yield: 16 slices

Nutritional Value: None, I feel sure!

Posted by Shellbob65 at Recipe Goldmine 6/8/01 7:19:18 pm.

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