Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried Green Tomatoes
  • 6 medium tomatoes (green, but turning pink)
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • Bacon drippings
Cut tomatoes horizontally into 1/4-inch thick slices, discarding the top and bottom slices. Mix cornmeal with seasonings. Coat tomatoes well. In hot skillet containing bacon drippings, add tomato slices in one layer. Lower heat to medium, and fry about 6 minutes (3 on each side) or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining tomato slices.

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