Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Parmesan Encrusted Fried Green Tomatoes

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When it come to yummy in your tummy Southern comfort food nothing beats fried green tomatoes. I love friend green tomatoes. I remember my granny cooking up a mess, as she called it. I'd watch her diligently, trying to learn her secret for yummy fried green tomatoes.

Her secret was seasoning salt added to the cornmeal. I still use seasoning salt, but today I'm sassing my fried green tomatoes up a bit with Kay's Naturals High Protein Pretzel Breading in Parmesan Flavor.

All of the items are Gluten Free & High Protein. This is a great way to try out brand new breading, with 30% less fat up-take than traditional breading.

I love Parmesan and when I was offered the opportunity to review Kay's Naturals, I was thrilled when I received the pretzel breading. I wasn't sure how I would use this flavor, then I heard my granny's sweet Southern voice telling me add a little sass to fried green tomatoes. Parmesan Encrusted Fried Green Tomatoes  was born y'all!

3 large, firm green tomatoes
1-2 cups flour
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 cups buttermilk
2 large eggs
salt/pepper for seasoning
6 oz. bag Kay's Naturals High Protein Pretzel Breading in Parmesan Flavor
lard for cooking

Wash tomatoes and slice each tomato into 4 slices.
Place in iced water until ready to coat with seasonings.
Heat lard in large cast iron skillet over medium heat.
Combine flour and garlic powder; mix well in bowl.
Remove tomatoes from water; pat dry with paper towel.
Salt and pepper both sides of tomato slices.
Prepare egg wash; combine buttermilk and eggs.
Coat tomato slices with flour mixture; dip in egg wash.
Coat with pretzel breading, pushing down to get them thoroughly coated.
Place four slices at a time in skillet.
Cook on each side until golden brown and folk tender.
Remove to paper towel to drain excess grease.

Enjoy y'all!

Look for my review of Kay's Naturals coming soon!

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William Kendall said...

It sounds tasty!

Miz Helen said...

Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back soon!
Miz Helen

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