Fried Green Tomato Salad
  • 1/2 c corn meal
  • 1/2 c buttermilk
  • 1 t.dried mint
  • 1 t.ground cumin
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 3 large green tomatoes, cut into 1/4 thick slices
  • peanut oil or canola oil
  • 2 large heads of bib lettuce, rinsed and torn
  • 1/2 c toasted walnuts
  • Rose vinegarette, recipe to follow fried green tomato salad recipe.
  1. Whisk together first five ingredients into bowl until smooth. Dip tomato slices evenly in batter.
  2. Pour oil 2 inches deep into heavy skillet. Fry tomato slices in batches in hot oil over med to high heat 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Arrange lettuce on 6 plates top each with 2 tomato slices sprinkle evenly with walnuts. Drizzle with rose vinegarette. Makes six servings.