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low carb and gluten free fried green tomato recipe from mellissa sevigny

Fried Green Tomato BLT Salad – Low Carb and Gluten Free Recipe


  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

A low carb and gluten free fried green tomato recipe to use up all of those green tomatoes still in your garden!


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Ingredients

  • 4 green tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Wash and slice the tomatoes into 1/2 inch thick slices. Mix the coconut flour, salt and pepper together in a medium bowl. Toss the tomato slices in the coconut flour until fully coated. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the 2 eggs. In a separate bowl, combine the almond flour and parmesan cheese. Heat the oil in a medium nonstick saute pan. Dip the coconut flour coated tomatoes into the egg, then into the almond flour/parmesan mixture – be sure they are completely coated on both sides. Fry in batches in the olive oil until golden brown on both sides. Serve hot with roasted red pepper aioli, lettuce, bacon, guacamole, ripe tomatoes, and anything else you want to add!

Notes

Approximate nutrition information:

Per serving (5 slices tomatoes): 223 calories, 16g fat, 5.5g net carbs, 10g protein

Note: This is just for the tomatoes, not the salad ingredients since each person would tailor the salad differently, using different lettuce, different guacamole, etc.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Approximately 5 slices