Green tomatoes are tomatoes that haven’t turned red yet, most likely because it’s the end of the season. Because they are unripe, they don’t have much water content inside which makes them perfect for frying.
1. Slice tomatoes into 1/2 inch thick slices.2. Dip each tomato slice in the buttermilk and then the cornmeal mixture.3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet.4. Brown tomatoes on both sides.5. Serve and enjoy!
You can serve green tomatoes as is, on a fried green tomato sandwich, or along with a dipping sauce! Lots of people love them served with a creamy ranch or cajun dressing, honey mustard or sweet chili sauce.