Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 very firm green tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup plain yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/4 tsps. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening

Directions

  • Step 1

    CUT out stem ends of tomatoes. Slice 1/2-inch thick.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE cornmeal, salt, sugar and pepper on wax paper. Coat both sides of tomato slices with mixture.

  • Step 3

    HEAT shortening to 365ºF in electric skillet or over medium-high heat in large heavy skillet. Place single layer of tomato slices in skillet. Brown each side lightly. Cook only until tender. Serve immediately.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 260
  • Calories from Fat120g
  • Total Fat 13g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 750mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 32g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet