Fried-green-tomato salad

Prep 20 min
Total 25 min
Makes 6 Servings

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Ingredients

2 tbsp
1 tbsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp

FOR SALAD:

2
large green tomatoes
2
large red tomatoes
1/4 cup
all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
1
egg
1 cup
panko bread crumbs
1 tbsp
1/4 cup
2 cups
packed baby mixed greens
1/2 cup
packed basil leaves

Instructions

  • Whisk olive oil with lemon juice, Tabasco, 1/2 tsp brown sugar and 1/8 tsp salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Slice ends off tomatoes. Cut each tomato into 3 slices, 1/2 in. each. Set red tomato slices aside on a plate.
  • Stir flour with 1/4 tsp salt in a shallow dish. Season with pepper. Whisk egg in another shallow dish. Stir panko with 1 tbsp brown sugar in a third shallow dish. Pat green tomato slices dry with paper towels. Dip each slice in flour, then in eggs, then in panko mix. Lay on a plate.
  • Heat a large frying pan over mediumhigh. Add 1/4 cup oil. When oil is hot, add panko-crusted green tomato slices. Fry until golden-brown, 1 to 2 min per side. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.
  • Toss mixed greens and basil with dressing. Stack a fried green tomato, then a red tomato slice on a plate. Top with salad greens. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories 198
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fat 15 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 159 mg
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Issue: September 2012

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Photo credit: Fried-green tomato salad recipe</br>Photo by Roberto Caruso

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