Fried Green Tomatoes
4 firm green tomatoes
1 cup cornmeal
Salt, (optional), to taste
freshly-ground black pepper, (optional), to taste
3 tbsp canola oil
Wash the tomatoes, remove the stems, and slice each tomato into 4 thick
slices. Season the cornmeal with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a medium skillet until hot. Dip the tomato slices into the
cornmeal and fry until brown, turning once, about 3 to 4 minutes total.
This recipe yields 4 servings. Serving size: 4 slices.
Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Monounsaturated Fat, 2 Starch.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 251; Calories from Fat 102; Total Fat 11g; Saturated
Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 17mg; Carbohydrate 33g; Dietary Fiber 4g;
Sugars 3g; Protein 4g.