Unfried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Gravy

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 135.9
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.0 mg
  • Sodium: 355.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

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Introduction

We found a way to get the flavor of a fried tomato without all the oil. To make sure the pan is hot enough to yield a crispy crust, preheat it while you're preparing the green tomatoes.

We found a way to get the flavor of a fried tomato without all the oil. To make sure the pan is hot enough to yield a crispy crust, preheat it while you're preparing the green tomatoes.


Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Green Tomatoes:
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    Dash of sugar
    16 (1/2-inch-thick) slices green tomatoes (about 3 green tomatoes)
    1/3 cup fat-free milk
    Cooking spray

    Gravy:
    1 tablespoon butter
    1 cup chopped mushrooms
    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    2 cups finely chopped peeled red tomato
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.

To prepare the green tomatoes, combine flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through sugar) in a shallow dish. Dip tomato slices in milk; dredge in flour mixture. Lightly coat both sides of tomato slices with cooking spray.

Place a baking sheet in oven; heat at 400° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately coat with cooking spray. Place tomato slices on preheated baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.

To prepare the gravy, melt butter in a medium nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onion, and cook 4 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add chopped red tomato; bring to a boil, and cook for 10 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Spoon the gravy over the tomato slices.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 4 tomato slices and about 1/3 cup gravy)


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love this recipe my hubby loves fried green tomatoes and I have been cooking them like this for 3 years now. even got enough made to last us through the winter. he does not kno the difference that he is eating a healthy food. - 11/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absoutely delicious!!!! Now's the time to make this in the midwest, too, because if your garden is like mine, there are tons of green tomatoes and not a lot of hot, sunny days left to turn 'em red. :) - 10/20/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added garlic, rosemary, thyme, paprika, and red pepper for more "Cajun" kick...also used tapioca flour for a gluten free version. I enjoyed the recipe. Thanks! - 10/18/08

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  • We have bushels of green tomatoes right now...this idea couldn't have come at a better time! - 7/6/11

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  • I too am interested in trying this recipe and would like to have the nutritional value of baked tomatoes only. - 6/23/10

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