The Cutting Edge Classroom: Fried Green Tomato BLT


The Cutting Edge Classroom shared this kid-friendly recipe for Fried Green Tomato BLT. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes.


  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

  • 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)

  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika

  • 2 large green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

  • 1/4 cup peanut oil

  • 4 slices multi-grain bread, toasted

  • 2 Tbsp. Real Mayonnaise

  • 4 slices Bacon, cooked

  • 1/4 cup baby arugula

Sriracha Mayo

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha, or to taste

Mix ingredients

How To Make It

  1. Mix flour and garlic powder in shallow dish.

  2. Beat eggs in separate shallow dish until blended.

  3. Mix bread crumbs, pepper and paprika in third shallow dish.

  4. Dip tomatoes, 1 at a time, in flour mixture, turning to evenly coat both sides of each slice and shake off excess flour.

  5. Dip tomatoes in eggs, then in crumbs, turning to evenly coat both sides of each slice.

  6. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat to 375ºF. Add tomatoes, in batches; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.

  7. Spread toast slices with sriracha mayo; fill with bacon, tomatoes and arugula to make 2 sandwiches.

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