Fried-green-tomato salad

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Makes

6 Servings

Fried-green-tomato salad

Fried-green tomato salad recipe
Photo by Roberto Caruso


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt

FOR SALAD:

  • 2 large green tomatoes
  • 2 large red tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 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 (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 198,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 159 mg.