Fried Green Tomatoes

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  • Polenta to coat
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ½ tsp chilli powder/paprika
  • 4 green tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • Flour to coat

          For the Tomato Dressing

  • 2 fresh tomatoes, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 20ml red wine vinegar
  • 20ml olive oil


Slice fresh tomatoes into 5mm slices, and place on a tray and lightly season with salt, pepper and oregano. Sprinkle with a little chilli powder. Combine polenta and thyme in a bowl. Roll each slice of tomato into seasoned flour, egg then polenta. Heat a shallow pan with a little olive oil and cook on both sides until golden. Serve with tomato dressing.

For the Tomato Dressing.

Combine all ingredients together in bowl and season to taste.