Recipes

Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese Crumbles and Fig Balsamic

Serving Size: 4

Prep Time: 10 -15 Minutes
Bake Time: 10-15 Minutes

Ingredients:
• Green Tomatoes – 1 Pound
• Tree & Vine Grey Sea Salt & Five Pepper Blend– to taste
• Cornmeal – ½ Cup (Stone ground is best)
• All-Purpose Flour – ¼ Cup
• Goat Cheese – 5.3 oz package
• Tree & Vine Fig Balsamic – 2-3 Tablespoons
• Tree & Vine Single Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) - ¼ to ½ Cup

Method:
• Slice tomatoes into approx. ½ inch thickness
• Season tomatoes with grey sea salt blend
• In medium size bowl, combine cornmeal & flour
• Heat EVOO in a large cast-iron pan over medium heat
• Once up to temperature, begin dusting tomatoes with cornmeal and                      flour mixture (do this just before adding to pan)
• Without crowding, place in pan , brown well on both sides                                          (3-4 minutes each side)
• Cook tomatoes in batches adding oil if needed
• Remove from oil and drain on paper towels (add salt if needed)
• While still warm place on serving dish
• Sprinkle with goat cheese (to your liking)
• Then drizzle with fig balsamic
• Enjoy

Tools:
• Serrated Knife
• Cutting Board
• Measuring Cups
• Medium Bowl
• Slotted Spatula (Fish Spatula works great)
• Paper Towels
• Large Cast Iron Pan
• Serving Platter

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