Cornmeal-Crusted Green Tomatoes

Egg-free
Heart-Healthy
Low-Calorie
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Weight Management
Dish type
Side
Serves
8
Ready in
55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour, divided
  • 4 large green tomatoes or underripe red tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup jarred remoulade sauce (optional)

Directions

Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ready in
55 minutes
  1. In a small bowl combine cornmeal, 1/2 cup of the flour, and salt and pepper to taste; set aside. Coat tomatoes in remaining 1/2 cup flour, dip in buttermilk, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  2. Pour oil into a large skillet to a depth of 1/4- to 1/2-inch; heat over medium-high heat. Add tomatoes in batches; fry 3 to 5 minutes on each side until golden brown, turning with a slotted spoon. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Serve hot with remoulade sauce, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 153, Calories Fat 81, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 20mg, Carbohydrate 16g, Protein 2g
Serving Size1
Calories153
Calories Fat81
Calories (fat) extra52
Total Fat9g
Total Fat (extra)15
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)5
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium20mg
Sodium (extra)1
Potassium209mg
Carbohydrate16g
Carbohydrate (extra)5
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)7
Sugars4g
Protein2g
Omega30g
Vitamin A588IU
Vitamin A (extra)12
Vitamin C21mg
Vitamin C (extra)36
Iron1mg
Iron (extra)6