Question About Fried Green Tomatoes...

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by redhen, May 7, 2011.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I've had fried green tomatoes before..and i loved them. We just used un-ripe regular "red" tomatoes.. LIke beefsteak or whatever..
    BUT.. someone told me we used the wrong kind of tomato..they said that there is an actual "green" tomato that folks use for this... not un-ripe red tomatoes..
    What kind of tomatoes am i really supposed to use? WHat do you all do?
     
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  2. breezy

    breezy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use unripe red tomatoes. You made my mouth water I LOVE fried green tomatoes!
     
  3. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Somebody lied, you just use an unripe red tomato.
     
  4. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we've always used regular unripe green tomatoes...[​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Okay.. sounds like we did do it right then!.. duh... [​IMG]
     
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    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I've seen Purple Potatoes but, Green Tomatoes??? I agree they are just unripe red tomatoes. IMHO the bigger the better for Fried Green Tomatoes. I tried breading and freezing to fry later but, first attempt failed - they stuck together. I then breaded and froze them on a cookie sheet with wax paper then after put in zip locks [​IMG] great in the winter!!! Why they don't sell them in the freezer section with other breaded veggies??? [​IMG]
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:OOH, now that is a good idea!! I'm gonna plant LOTS of them this year and freeze them up for frying in the winter! [​IMG]
     
  8. Sierra pachie bars

    Sierra pachie bars Queen of the Lost

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    Making my mouth water. [​IMG]
    My brother in law slices them and bbq's them. Yummy. I know out here you buy them at the Mexican markets.
     
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yup, unripe tomatoes.
    Maybe they were thinking of tomatillos.

    Imp- unripe tomatoes are my favorite, bright sparkling crisp taste. You can keep those soggy red things.
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Cant wait till i can get some growing up here... [​IMG]
     

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