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small green tomatoes

Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 12:24 PM

A coworker brought in some small (ping-pong to golf ball sized) green tomatoes. Unfortunately, I have no idea what to do with them.
I'd rather not go purchase more ingredients, but am typically well-stocked with staples.
Do you think that I could "oven-fry" them? I do like the idea of fried green tomatoes, but trying to be healthy and hate the mess of numerous fry batches.
Also considered a chutney or relish, but not sure what to serve it on or with.
Any ideas welcome!

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    lisaonthecape RE: Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 01:59 PM

    Make a green tomato salsa--just substitute the green tomatoes for the usual tomatillos. A salsa verde (again, subbing in the green tomatoes) is really good over chicken enchiladas.

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      kseiverd RE: Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 02:46 PM

      Have never made (or even tasted) pickled green tomatoes, like you see in good delis. I'm sure they're probably easy to make.

      1. Ttrockwood RE: Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 02:54 PM

        Oven frying works great- this recipe is similar to what i've done:

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          jmarya RE: Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 02:55 PM

          I love oven-frying or pickling green tomatoes!

          1. Cheese Boy RE: Adavis135 Nov 12, 2013 10:18 PM

            Leave them out to ripen on their own. They'll turn red in a couple of weeks and then you could use them like you would a ripe tomato ... salads, pizza, sauces, etc.

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