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Green tomatoes
(Wendy Maeda / Globe staff)

Fried green tomatoes

Serves 4

1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons bacon fat or butter
4 firm green tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
Salt and pepper, to taste

1. In separate shallow bowls, place the milk and bread crumbs.

2. In a skillet over medium-low heat, heat the bacon fat or butter until it melts.

3. Dip the tomato slices in the milk and then dredge them in the breadcrumbs. Fry the slices for 3 minutes on a side or until they are golden brown all over. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. - Jonathan Levitt


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