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Fried Green Tomatoes with Milk Gravy by

Source: Fried Green Tomatoes and the Whistle Stop Cafe

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3 Tablespoons bacon fat
4 firm green tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
Beaten eggs
Dry bread crumbs


Heat your bacon fat in a heavy frying pan. Dip tomatoes in eggs, then in bread crumbs. Slowly fry them in the bacon fat until golden brown on both sides. Put your tomatoes on a plate. For each tablespoon of fat left in the pan, stir in 1 tablespoon of flour and blend well; then stir in 1 cup warm milk and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add salt and pepper till you like it. Pour over the tomatoes and serve hot.

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