Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

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You’ll love Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading for a healthy and flavorful side dish. These tasty tomato slices are ready in minutes and go great with chicken, pork, beef, or fish.

plate of Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

Fried Green Tomatoes Without Breading

Fried green tomatoes can be a delicious low-carb snack or side dish, especially when you skip the breading. Without the need for breading, you’re cutting down on carbs and making a healthier choice. These green tomatoes taste so good even without the extra coating.

fried green tomato slices seasoned and cooked to a golden brown

Making them is super easy! Just slice up some green tomatoes, heat up a skillet with a bit of oil, and fry them until they’re golden brown on each side. You’ll be amazed at how tasty and satisfying they are, all without the hassle of breading. Enjoy the simplicity and flavor of these healthy fried green tomatoes – they’re a delicious side dish you’ll want to make again and again!

Looking for more low carb sides? We’ve got plenty! Check out Grilled Cauliflower Steaks, Air Fryer Radishes, and Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms. Each dish is flavorful and filling!

How To Make Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

Wash a green tomato and cut it into about 4-5 slices. Be sure to cut out stem and discard.

Place a skillet on the stovetop and heat it to high. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the pan. Then top with tomato slices. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and garlic powder on tomato.

Once the oil starts sizzling, turn down the heat to medium. Allow the tomato slices to cook for 5 minutes.

spatula scooping up a low carb Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

Flip the tomato slices using a spatula. Make sure they are in a single layer. Top them with seasonings.

Let tomato cook for another 5 minutes before checking for doneness. You may need to flip the tomato slices again and cook them for a few more minutes.

If the tomato is tender to your liking, turn off the heat and use a spatula to move the tomato slices to a serving plate.

fork in slice of easy side dish Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

Cooking Tips:

  • Use seasonings of your choice
  • If you are using a nonstick pan, the amount of cooking oil is up to you—it is simply added for flavor.
  • Cooking time will vary based on desired crispiness of tomatoes. Check tomato slices with a fork to see if they are tender to your liking.

slices of green tomato frying in a skillet

Are Green Tomatoes Just Unripe Red Tomatoes?

Not necessarily. There are two types of green tomatoes: ones that are green always (heirloom tomatoes) and ones that turn red when they ripen (regular).

Fried Green Tomatoes (without breading) cooking on a skillet

What To Serve With Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

These fried tomato slices would be perfect with low carb main courses like Broiled Chicken Tenders, Air Fryer Pork Rib Tips, and Pan Fried Salmon.

Fried green tomatoes are also yummy as a snack, with healthy toppings like Scrambled Eggs With Cottage Cheese, Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe (Fresh Italian Homemade Pesto, Best Ever), or Blender Salsa.

Fried Green Tomato slice on a spatula

More Healthy Side Dishes To Try

Roasted Brussels Sprouts And Carrots

Sautéed Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Grilled Corn On The Cob (No Husk)

Air Fryer Roasted Poblano Peppers

Microwave Eggplant

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Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading

You'll love Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading for a healthy and flavorful side dish. These tasty tomato slices are ready in minutes and go great with chicken, pork, beef, or fish.
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time11 minutes
Total Time12 minutes
Course: Healthy, low-carb, Side Dish
Keyword: Fried Green Tomatoes No Breading
Cooking Method: sauteed
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 35kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 green tomato
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp pepper divided
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder divided

Instructions

  • Wash a green tomato and cut it into about 4-5 slices. Be sure to cut out stem and discard.
  • Place a skillet on the stovetop and heat it to high. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the pan. Then top with tomato slices. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and garlic powder on tomato.
  • Once the oil starts sizzling, turn down the heat to medium. Allow the tomato slices to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Flip the tomato slices using a spatula. Make sure they are in a single layer. Top them with seasonings.
  • Let tomato cook for another 5 minutes before checking for doneness. You may need to flip the tomato slices again and cook them for a few more minutes.
  • If the tomato is tender to your liking, turn off the heat and use a spatula to move the tomato slices to a serving plate.

Notes

  • Use seasonings of your choice
  • If you are using a nonstick pan, the amount of cooking oil is up to you—it is simply added for flavor.
  • Cooking time will vary based on desired crispiness of tomatoes. Check tomato slices with a fork to see if they are tender to your liking.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 396IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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See Also:

Roasted Red Potatoes In Air Fryer

Air Fryer Frozen Mac And Cheese

Frozen Garlic Knots In Air Fryer

 

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