Baked Garden Green Tomatoes

Side Dishes | Snacks | Vegetarian

A lighter version of the Southern classic, breaded tomato slices are baked, not fried!

Meal Friedgreentomatoes
4
Servings
39 minutes
Total Time
$1.65
Cost per serving
Temperature: 400 degrees
Serving size:3 pieces
Prep time:15 minutes
Cook time:24 minutes
Total time:39 minutes
Equipment:

4 Bowls, Baking Sheet, Measuring Cups and Spoons, Can Opener 

Utensils:

Slicing Knife, Fork or Whisk, Spoon 

Ingredients

For the Baked Green Tomatoes 

2 large green tomatoes 

3 egg whites 

2 tablespoons whole wheat flour 

1 teaspoon paprika 

1 teaspoon cumin 

1/2 teaspoon salt 

1 cup panko breadcrumbs 

Non-stick spray 

 

For the Dip 

1 tablespoon canned chipotle pepper in adobo 

1/4 cup light mayonnaise 

1/4 cup plain, low-fat yogurt 

1 tablespoon ranch seasoning 
 

Instructions

  1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and produce. 
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 
  3. Slice green tomatoes into even slices (about ¼ inch thick). 
  4. Lightly beat egg whites in a medium mixing bowl. Place flour, paprika, cumin, and salt in a second bowl and mix to combine. Place panko breadcrumbs in a third bowl. 
  5. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray. 
  6. Delicately press tomatoes into flour, coating both sides. Dredge in egg whites, and cover in panko breadcrumbs. Place slices on a baking sheet that has been covered in non-stick spray. 
  7. Bake for 12 minutes, flip the tomatoes, and bake for another 12 minutes until tomatoes are golden. 
  8. While the green tomatoes are baking, prepare the dip. Mince the chipotle pepper, combine with light mayo, low-fat yogurt, and ranch seasoning in a bowl. Stir to mix thoroughly. Serve as a dip for the green tomatoes.  

Tips

This recipe is great with other vegetables too! Try coating sliced peppers, eggplant, or broccoli! 

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Ingredients

What goes in Baked Garden Green Tomatoes?

Paprika
Paprika
Eggs
Eggs
Cumin
Cumin
Greentomatoes
Green Tomatoes
Breadcrumbs
Panko Breadcrumbs

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
210
TOTAL FAT
6g
SODIUM
680mg
TOTAL CARBS
32g
PROTEIN
9g
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