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Cornfried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Course: Appetizer
Keyword: arugula, green tomatoes, green tomatoes, panko, pimento cheese, arugula


  • 2 Green tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Cornmeal
  • ¼ cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup All purpose flour
  • Kosher salt


  • Slice green tomatoes 1/2" thick
  • Dredge lightly in flour
  • Wash in egg
  • Mix panko and cornmeal and coat tomatoes evenly
  • Set aside for frying
  • Heat oil to 350F
  • Fry breaded green tomatoes for about 1 minute (or until golden brown and crispy)
  • Drain onto paper towel and season lightly with kosher salt
  • Top with desired amount of pimento, garnish with dressed arugula and Fresno peppers.


For Pimento cheese combine and chill: ½ cup Cream cheese, 1 tbsp. Sour cream, ⅛ cup Cheddar cheese, chopped small, Dill pickle, diced, 1 tbsp. pickle juice, 1 tsp. chives, cut fine, 1 tsp. Parsley, chopped.
For garnish, combine: ¼ cup Baby arugula, cleaned, ⅓ tsp. Lemon juice , 1 tsp. Olive oil, 8 Fresno pepper slices
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