Healthy Meal Prep
Fried Green Tomatoes without Cornmeal Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes without Cornmeal


In a departure from the standard slices, this simple recipe serves up chopped green tomatoes in a fragrant, lightly fried mixture of bread crumbs, fennel seeds, and mustard powder.


  • 2 cups chopped green tomatoes, or more to taste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 5 tablespoons mild oil, such as canola
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Heat oil in a wide skillet over medium heat.
  2. Combine tomatoes and egg in a medium bowl; stir until tomatoes are thoroughly coated with egg.
  3. Mix together bread crumbs, garlic powder, fennel seeds, mustard powder, and salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture onto tomatoes and stir to coat. Pour tomatoes into the hot oil and cook, stirring frequently, until soft, about 15 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Fried Green Tomatoes without Cornmeal

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 322
% Daily Value *
protein: 15 %
carbohydrates: 9 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 12 %
fat: 33 %
saturated fat: 10 %
cholesterol: 14 %
vitamin a iu: 13 %
niacin equivalents: 28 %
vitamin b6: 12 %
vitamin c: 36 %
folate: 11 %
calcium: 9 %
iron: 14 %
magnesium: 10 %
potassium: 8 %
sodium: 21 %
thiamin: 28 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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