Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Leslies "Lighter" Fried Green Tomatoes

1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
1 egg white
10 drops hot sauce
1 cup cornmeal
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 Tbsp canola oil
3 large green tomaotoes, sliced very thin

Preheat oven 450 degrees. Spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Combine buttermilk, eggwhite and hot sauce in a medium size bowl. Mix cornmeal, salt and pepper in a pie dish. Dip the tomato slices into the buttermilk mixture, then into the cornmeal mixture, turning to coat.
Heat 1 1/2 tsp oil in frying pan over med high heat. Add half the tomato slices in a single layer and cook until browned on one side, 3-4 minutes.
Transfer the slices, browned side up, to the cookie sheet. Lightly spray the tomatoes with non-stick spray. Bake until the tomatoes are golden brown on both sides, about 8 minutes. Wipe the skillet clean and repeat with the remaining oil, and tomato slices. Serve hot.

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