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Updated on February 10, 2017

A bowl full of green tomatoes!

Yes, these are my tomatoes!
Yes, these are my tomatoes! | Source

What can one do with a huge bowl of green tomatoes?

What if....Your kids get over-zealous and pick all your lovely green tomatoes before they ripen.


A summer thunderstorm knocks your loaded tomato plant over before the 'maters turn red.


The weather turns chilly and you still have tons of beautiful green tomatoes on the vine!

No problem. Here are a few recipes using green tomatoes that will save the day (or your harvest)! Recipes are vegetarian except for egg and dairy products.

The recipes you will find here are: Green Tomato Pasta sauce, Green tomato casserole (my favorite ) Green Mary cocktail and Fried Green Tomatoes (from Fanny Flagg).

FYI: the second scenario above was the reason I had so many! The green tomatoes shown in the image above are "Brandywine". They are quite a meaty, heavy tomato.

[All the green tomato images are mine Mickie_G - except where noted. Ask before you use pictures, please.]

Such a beautiful Green!

green tomatoes from Mickie_G's garden
green tomatoes from Mickie_G's garden | Source

Green Tomato Pasta Sauce

You can freeze this gluten free tomato sauce!

If you have:

3 tablespoons good quality olive oil

3 medium cloves of garlic - chopped

3 medium (bigger than a tennis ball, smaller than a soft ball) green tomatoes, cut into eighths

1/2 cup H20

1/2 teaspoon dried basil ( 1 T fresh, chopped)

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded

salt and pepper to taste

You can:

Heat oil in a large pot (Dutch oven or big saucepan) over medium low heat.

Add garlic and cook about 1 minute.

Add tomatoes and increase heat to medium.

Sauté, stirring until garlic begins to turn brown (about 4 minutes).

Add water and dried basil (wait to add the fresh basil), cook covered 5 to 8 minutes.

Check occasionally to see when tomatoes are soft and liquid is thick (like syrup).

Transfer contents to a food processor or blender and add cheese..


Transfer to a saucepan and season to taste.

Reheat and serve over hot pasta of choice.

Use fresh, chopped basil as a garnish.

Serve with grated Parmesan.

(Sauce can be frozen)

Recipe from Loaves and Fishes II - Recipes from the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Daphne, Alabama.

Making Green Tomato Pasta Sauce (images are mine) - It took me about 30 minutes to make this easy sauce recipe. Click on the smaller pictures to read comments.

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IngredientsUse a medium sauce pan like the one in the front.Using my garlic chopper from Williams Sonoma.Tomato cut into eights.Olive oil, garlic and tomatoes. Note the bamboo spatula! Love it.After about 4 minutes, add the water.Cook about 8 more minutes on medium heat, covered. Tomatoes should be soft.Pureed the tomatoes in this measuring cup with a Braun hand-held tool.Finished sauce. Creamy and really good.Howie waiting for his taste.
Use a medium sauce pan like the one in the front.
Use a medium sauce pan like the one in the front.
Using my garlic chopper from Williams Sonoma.
Using my garlic chopper from Williams Sonoma.
Tomato cut into eights.
Tomato cut into eights.
Olive oil, garlic and tomatoes. Note the bamboo spatula! Love it.
Olive oil, garlic and tomatoes. Note the bamboo spatula! Love it.
After about 4 minutes, add the water.
After about 4 minutes, add the water.
Cook about 8 more minutes on medium heat, covered. Tomatoes should be soft.
Cook about 8 more minutes on medium heat, covered. Tomatoes should be soft.
Pureed the tomatoes in this measuring cup with a Braun hand-held tool.
Pureed the tomatoes in this measuring cup with a Braun hand-held tool.
Finished sauce. Creamy and really good.
Finished sauce. Creamy and really good.
Howie waiting for his taste.
Howie waiting for his taste.

Easily chop the garlic for the green tomato pasta sauce: - A "must have" kitchen tool.

I have a chopper very similar to this one and use it for garlic. I bought mine at Williams Sonoma for about the same price. This tool is optional, but I consider a garlic chopper a "must have" tool in my kitchen.

Zak Designs E-Z-Rol Garlic Peeler, Green
Zak Designs E-Z-Rol Garlic Peeler, Green

One tool that is consistently recommended for garlic is the peeler. You may like other styles of garlic press/mincers, but this peeler is the one you can afford to own.

green tomato casserole
green tomato casserole

Green Tomato Casserole

My personal favorite recipe for using those green tomatoes!

If you have:

5 to 6 green tomatoes (thinly sliced)

Salt and pepper (to taste)

1 cup (4 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter

Saltine cracker crumbs (use about 1 sleeve)

Optional toppings: Potato chips

Buttered 1 1/2 quart baking dish

You can make this recipe by:

Layering half the tomatoes, salt, pepper, half the cheese and one-third of the butter in the baking dish.

Repeat the layers and cover with cracker crumbs.

Dot with the remaining butter.

Cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.

Bake at 400 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.

Yield: 4-6 servings

(Photo by me! Creative Commons License applied.)

Maria Verde--green
Maria Verde--green

"Green Mary" Drink Recipe

A Healthy Bloody Mary Recipe using green tomatoes!

The following summery cocktail is like a Bloody Mary, but instead of being red it is-----GREEN!


4 green tomatoes, chopped

5 green tomatillos, chopped

1 celery stalk

3 mint leaves

1 jalapeno, seeded

5 jarred olives

1/2 cup olive juice (from olive jar)

1 cup orange juice

2 oz lemon juice Fresh horseradish, grated, to taste

12 oz vodka

In a blender, puree all ingredients except vodka. Add vodka to the mixture, then serve in highball glasses. Garnish with celery or mint, if desired.


Calories per serving: 208

This recipe is reproduced here with permission from Summer Drinks--Women's Health

Image of the Maria Verde - The Green Bloody Mary, is located at New World Review; there is also another recipe there that you could try using tomatillos and green tomatoes.

Detail of poster for "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe"
Detail of poster for "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe"

Nutritional Analysis of a Raw Green Tomato:

Why green tomatoes are healthy!

Good points:

* Very low in saturated fat

* No cholesterol

* High in dietary fiber

* High in iron

* High in manganese

* High in magnesium

* High in niacin

* Very high in pantothenic acid

* High in phosphorus

* Very high in potassium

* High in thiamin

* Very high in vitamin A

* High in vitamin B6

* Very high in vitamin C

Bad points:

* Very high in sugar

Source: calorie count - a free service of

Image is a detail of poster for "Fried Green Tomatoes At the Whistle Stop Cafe" movie available at

fried green tomatoes
fried green tomatoes

Fannie Flagg's recipe for fried green tomatoes is from Recipe from "Loaves and Fishes II; Recipes From the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay" by St. Paul's Episcopal

The yummy photo is adapted from Flickr user millermz.

Cook Time

Prep Time: not long if you have done it before!

Total Time: improves with experience!

Serves: 6 to 8


  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 to 8 green tomatoes - cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • cornstarch--optional


  1. Mix egg and buttermilk in a shallow dish
  2. Mix flour, cornmeal and salt in another shallow dish
  3. Working in batches:
  4. Tip: rub some cornstarch on the green tomato slices before going to the egg mixture.
  5. Dip tomato slices into egg mixture (let excess drip back into dish)
  6. Coat with flour mixture
  7. Fry in hot bacon drippings in large heavy skillet until brown - turn only once
  8. Transfer to colander to drain.
Cast your vote for Fannie Flagg's Recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes

You might need the following tools to make fried green tomatoes:

I suggest the following wonderful tool for slicing your green tomatoes:

MIU Stainless-Steel Professional Mandoline Slicer
MIU Stainless-Steel Professional Mandoline Slicer

I have one of these and use it all the time. It comes with a storage case, too. Dishwasher safe!

Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet - 12 Inch Ergonomic Frying Pan with Assist Handle
Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet - 12 Inch Ergonomic Frying Pan with Assist Handle

A heavy cast iron skillet is the best one for frying anything. We fry our green tomatoes on the eye of the gas grill that is on our deck. Easy clean up! I really hate spattering grease.


Watch an Expert Make Fried Green Tomatoes: - Green Tomatoes: fry 'em up!

A different but similar recipe for fried green tomatoes is being used in this video. It never hurts to get more tips or recipes. You will need to go to another website ( to get the ingredients.

For Fried Green Tomatoes, I recommend:

1. Dip your finished fried green tomatoes in ranch or blue cheese dressing!

2. Use a cast iron skillet for frying the coated green tomatoes.

Living in the southern USA, I have seen green tomatoes used in all sorts of recipes. I was so surprised that those green globes are such a sweet treat. What do you or will you do with green tomatoes? I challenge you to try using this wonderful food soon.

Which green tomato recipe of mine will you be trying? - Feel free to share your own recipes, too, for green tomatoes.

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      Moe Wood 3 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      I wish green tomatoes were easier to find here.

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      Mickie Goad 4 years ago

      @Charlino99: The green tomato casserole is my favorite recipe.

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      Tonie Cook 4 years ago from USA

      I love this! GREAT source for green tomato recipes!

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      SamiPearl 4 years ago

      Definitely going to try the pasta sauce! Here's my favorite Fried Green Tomato Recipe:

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      laurenrich 5 years ago

      I love fried green tomatoes. Thanks for the other green tomatoes recipes.

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @Johanna Eisler: I will be picking the last of my unripe tomatoes today.

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @tyhulse: I have a basket of green tomatoes that will become sauce today! I cannot believe that it is November and I still have a tomato vine that has tomatoes growing. It will be in the 30's tonight, so I think the growing season here in the south is coming to an end.

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      tyhulse 5 years ago

      My family eats spaghetti constantly and with gallons of green tomato's at the end of the season I'm excited to see I can make sauce with them.

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      Ramona 5 years ago from Arkansas

      I've only eaten fried green tomatoes and love them. Great lens!

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      Takkhis 5 years ago

      Actually i like green tomato.

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      Johanna Eisler 5 years ago

      I must try these. The weather is starting to cool off, and I have a couple hundred green tomatoes on my plants! Thank you!

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      waihou 5 years ago

      I love the recipes. Thanks for sharing.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The Green Tomato Pasta Sauce was excellent! We added a bit more garlic the 2nd time, but it's versitle and good tasting. We even canned it after the blender step so that we have quick suppers by just opening the jar, adding the cheese & whatever else we have that evening and heating. Thanks much!

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks for the personalization and report about how you did with this recipe! I found that it froze well with the cheese, too.

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @mariasconsulting: I am going to make the Green Tomato Casserole today. The weather is turning cooler so those green globes need to be picked and used.

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      mariasconsulting 5 years ago

      Thank you for this lens. I love fried green tomatoes and have a basket ready for dinner tomorrow - yum!

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      Dusty2 LM 5 years ago

      Nice lens. Luv fried green tomatoes. The cocktail sounds interesting as i enjoy a good Bloody Mary on a leisurely Sunday morning with brunch.

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      blue22d 5 years ago

      I love tomatoes and you have given so many great ideas here in your lens. I just want to say, I Squid Love it!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Lots of uses for green tomatoes. Thanks for recipes. I am interested to try Green Mary.

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @chas65: Actually, I think the fried green tomatoes at "The Irondale Cafe" are over-rated. Try the PawPaw Patch on Greensprings Highway in Homewood. They are terrific.

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      chas65 5 years ago

      We just recently moved to the southeast and I experienced my first fried green tomatoes where they filmed the movie.

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      Ahdilarum 5 years ago

      Well. Fabulous tips about how to use green tomatoes... Keep going..

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      Aster56 5 years ago

      Very nice lens. I will try the green tomato casserole.

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      @Sylvestermouse: I made the green tomato casserole yesterday. My husband loves it.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      This is wonderful! My husband love green tomatoes and the only recipe I have ever tried is for fried green tomatoes. I bet he will love these green tomato recipes.

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      glowchick 5 years ago

      These look delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

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      casquid 5 years ago

      Congratulations on LOTD!!

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      casquid 5 years ago

      Great recipe, I plan to make some from the garden tomatoes at my house! Thanks for your recipe, I like the sound of it, better than my own. And. . .The Remoulade sauce is "On Point"!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @julieannbrady: I've got it in the oven right now, smells LOVELY!

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      Beadsnresin 5 years ago

      Never heard of green tomato sauce. Something to try next time, thx.

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      caketech 5 years ago

      Fried green tomatoes have always been a favorite of mine.

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      julieannbrady 6 years ago

      Well dog-gone it but that green tomato casserole does look mighty enticing.

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      glutenallergy 6 years ago

      Only recently did I try green tomatoes for the first time. It was fried green tomatoes. I'm not a fan of tomatoes, but I admit that I did enjoy those. Not at all what I expected!

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      NAIZA LM 6 years ago

      These are a yummy recipe to try on! Yes, I want to try to fried tomatoes as well. ~Blessed by a Squid Angel.:)

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      Paperclip LM 6 years ago

      I eaten fried green tomatoes since I was a child, but sure would like to try some of your other recipes.

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      VisFeminea 6 years ago

      I want to try Fried Green Tomatoes ;)

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      orange3 lm 6 years ago

      Great sounding recipes. I'm going to try the Green Tomato Casserole first.

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      Beverly Lemley 6 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Great lense! I love green tomatoes ~ thanks for the great recipes, especially the gluten free tomato sauce! The Green Tomato casserole really looks good! Thanks! B : )

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      Sheila 6 years ago from Omaha, NE

      Blessings to you from a Squid Angel on a fabulous lens!! I love fried green tomatoes, I grow tomatoes, and I plan on making your Green Tomato Pasta Sauce next time I have a supply!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Your Green Tomato Casserole Recipe sounds delicious. Thank you for adding it to my Casserole lens.

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      MorningShine 6 years ago

      I never would have thought to make green pasta sauce. I'll have to try that next summer when I have green tomatoes again.

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      tammikibler 6 years ago

      I think I will try the pasta sauce. The green Marys look interesting too.

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      cwstocks lm 6 years ago

      This is a great lens. We live in MT and many years the growing season is just not long enough to really ripen our tomatoes. Never even considered a "Green Mary".

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      Jackie Block 6 years ago from SE Michigan

      What great ideas. I hate wasting those green tomatoes. Thanks for sharing.

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      Heather Burns 6 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      I grew up on fried green tomatoes, because my heritage is Southern. Great lens!

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      I love green tomato recipes. It's a good thing too. I've got a ton of them to use right now. I've canned green tomato pickles and have enough of those now. You have some wonderful recipes here .. I'm dying to try the 'Green Mary' drink recipe. Blesses by an Angel.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Casserole and watch an expert.

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      Violin-Student 6 years ago

      I'm embarrassed to say that I'd never had fried green tomatoes until last year. And with all the tomatoes we grew in my yard growing up, I would have had them daily during the summer! Thanks for this page.

      -Art Haule

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      moonlitta 6 years ago

      Mom makes delicious green tomatoes jam, but I guess you've met the recipe. Tell me in case you haven't:)

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      LeanneOkamoto 6 years ago

      My plants got attacked by powdery mildew this season so I was left with about 20 lbs of green tomatoes. I made green tomato mincemeat and it came out great. Perfect for mincemeat pies and tarts (original recipes for mincemeat call for beef suet hence the "meat" in the name. I've substituted vegetable oil for the suet with no significant taste difference.) Thanks for the great recipes. I'll have to try some of those next season.

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      Mark Falco 6 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      Thanks for the recipes. I will need these at the end of the growing season. Last year our plants were packed with unripened green tomatoes and these recipes would have been perfect.

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      wayne_luvinlife 6 years ago

      The Green Tomato Casserole recipe sound delicious! Although, fried green tomatoes are a personal favorite, I like to try new things. Thank you for sharing these!

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      Mickie Goad 6 years ago

      @zulfahmir92: I try to use grow tomatoes organically whenever possible. Right now I am conducting a comparison experiment using Dynamite Flower/Vegetable 2# and Fertilome Tomato & Vegetable Food to grow tomatoes and vegetables in containers. Both containers are doing exceptionally well.

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      zulfahmir92 6 years ago

      what do you think about organic tomatoes??

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      Mickie Goad 6 years ago

      @MomwithAHook LM: Thanks for the compliment on my photos. Sometimes it can be a challenge taking pictures with one hand while cooking. It is a wonder that I have not dropped the camera in a boiling pot!

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      Wedding Mom 7 years ago

      My nephew loves to eat tomatoes, cooked or raw! He sure will love fried green tomatoes, I will use this method on how to make one! Great lens!

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      Sara Duggan 7 years ago from California

      Loved the photos on this lens. Here's a virtual string of Mardi Gras beads for you! Taking your own photos and using them in this lens really showed you cared about your topic. Kuddos.

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      Mickie Goad 7 years ago

      @Joy Neasley: Salsa! That sounds like a good one! Must play around with making up a recipe. Surprisingly, green tomatoes are quite sweet! I bet that the combination of sweet and spicy would be wonderful.

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      Mickie Goad 7 years ago

      @ChrisDay LM: Thanks! I hope you have plenty of ripe and green tomatoes to use in 2011!

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      ChrisDay LM 7 years ago

      Green tomatoes are great - I've favourited this ready for next year's crop.

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      Joy Neasley 7 years ago from Nashville, TN

      I love fried green tomatoes. My favorite green tomato recipe is my grandmothers Green tomato salsa. I wish I had that one.

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      KDimmick 7 years ago

      Blessed by an angel :)

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      TheyCallMeVarmit 7 years ago

      There's not many things better than a good fried green tomato. Great lens...had my tummy!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Evver since I saw the movie I've always wanted to know how to make fried green tomatoes - thanks! =)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I have to admit as intrigued as I've always been, I've never actually made anything with green tomatoes. After reading your informative lens, that's going to change. I really like the thought of your green tomato casserole. Wish me luck!

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      lovelylashes 7 years ago

      So unique and interesting!

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      BodiEko 7 years ago

      It looks delicious!

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      egadapparel lm 7 years ago

      Hi! :)

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      purewealth 7 years ago

      Wow, this is awesome. I heard so much about fried green tomatoes, but never have tried one. will do after this. Good work.

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      Chubblytheaviator 7 years ago

      Lovely! If you want to check out a traditional Scotish recipe Green tomato chutney recipe, take a look here for a free download. And I can confirm that it's bloomin delicious. Enjoy

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I never thought of making pasta sauce with my green tomatoes. Thanks. My 3 year tends to pick them off way too early.

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      Richard 7 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      I'm one of those weird people who don't like tomatoes, but if you can hide them well I'll give the recipe a try ;) Congrats on LOTD!

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      hsschulte 7 years ago

      You know I love having organic tomatoes in our garden. You don't get much more local. This year, my boys did just what you mentioned above and got overzealous and picked green ones. Thanks for the recipes!

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      kimmanleyort 7 years ago

      I have never cooked with green tomatoes but these recipes look wonderful! Congrats on the LOTD.

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      Deb Kingsbury 7 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      Very good lens! I used to have lots of green tomatoes (and lots of red ones too) when I lived on a farm and grew lots of ... well, everything. I did the fried green 'maters a lot, but I wish I'd seen some of these recipes back then.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Great recipes! Love the green tomato casserole!

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      gia combs-ramirez 7 years ago from Montana

      Green Tomato Casserole looks yummy!

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      Diane1 LM 7 years ago

      This is a very interesting lenses, and the info well presented.

      I have enjoyed reading it, and I have been informed.

      Best wishes,


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      Ashly Rain 7 years ago

      Love this! I cook often, but have never cooked with green tomatoes. Not actually sure about their availability here in the Boston area. If I can find them, I'll give your pasta sauce and casserole both a shot. Squid Angel blessings here!

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      tssfacts 7 years ago

      I learned to eat green tomatoes from my Dad. But he wouldn't touch a red one ever. I now eat both kinds and enjoy them both.

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      jgelien 7 years ago

      When i was a kid my mom used to make fried green tomatoes which I actually liked. once in a while one would be on the sour side and I didn't care for those as much. A friend of mine used to make green tomato pie and other than the texture it looked and tasted like apple pie. Thank you for providing even more recipe ideas. I plan on trying them. Great lens.

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      termit_bronx 7 years ago

      Green tomatoes? I didn't know that they exists :) Great lens!

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      TheyCallMeVarmit 7 years ago

      I eat them fried and in a relish. The casserole recipe here sounds wonderful, as does the sauce. Will have to try them. Nice lens!

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      CarReviewsOnline 7 years ago

      Nothing like fried Green Tomatoes with a little zesty ranch...

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      Moments with Wanda 7 years ago

      Hello.......I had to come back again........And, I thank you for the G T C....I let u know how it turns out......THX!!!!

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      AdriennePetersen 7 years ago

      Thanks for the great green tomato recipes, I'm ending up with way more green tomatoes than red this year! Congrats on LOTD, well deserved!

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      norma-holt 7 years ago

      Congrats on LOTD. These recipes are just what I need as I always end up with green tomatoes at the end of the season,. *-*Blessed*-* and featured on Sprinkled with Stardust and alson on Pickles. Great work

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      Sherry Venegas 7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      This is truly a wonderful lens/page. The pictures are topnotch, the colors vibrant and pleasure to read. Let's use those green tomatoes, yummmm. Oh, and green tomato balloons to you for LotD.

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      Laura Hofman 7 years ago from Naperville, IL

      Great ideas and very timely...a storm just knocked down two branches off of my patio tomato plant. Thanks for the info. Great job and public service!

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      hayleylou lm 7 years ago

      Congrats on LOTD, some great recipes here, thumbs up :)

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      DebMartin 7 years ago

      What an outstanding lens. Beautifully done. Clean. No clutter. Great pics. And I now want more green tomatoes! Thanks.

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      TnFlash 7 years ago

      Great Lens! I love Fried Green Tomatoes and this looked like a really good recipe. I'm going to try it.

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      Anthony Godinho 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Congrats on LOTD ~ you did a wonderful job in showing how to make good use of green tomatoes and explaining all the benefits! :)

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      Robin S 7 years ago from USA

      Congratulations on LotD!!!

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      tripler5064 lm 7 years ago

      I love fried green tomatoes. I haven't had them for years. Planted a garden for the first time in years and it is almost done, but there are greens ones left. I think I'll have my wife make some.

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      MysticLady 7 years ago

      YUM! That sounds very appitizing. Thank you for sharing it with me. My best friend has a lot of tomato plants and its producing more then she knows what to do with. I know this will help, so thanks again.

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      susankristoff 7 years ago

      In past years I've made fried green tomatoes and canned up some piccalilli. I'm looking for new ideas for when I pull in all of the tomatoes before the frost. Thanks for the recipes!

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      poppy mercer 7 years ago from London

      Just what I needed as I have tons of green tomatoes this year. Congratulations on LOTD, well deserved and timely.


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