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Air Fryer Fried Green Tomatoes

Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Pub Grub, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 med green tomatoes
  • olive oil spray
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup whole-wheat panko bread crumbs


  • Cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch slices. Dry with paper towels.
  • Set up 3 bowls with cornstarch, beaten egg, and cornmeal w/panko mixed.
  • Dip each slice 1st in cornstarch, tapping off any excess.
    Dip next in beaten egg, letting the excess drip off.
    Lastly, press each slice into the bread crumb mixture. Laying them all on a plate or a tray.
  • Spray the tops liberally with olive oil spray. Salt and pepper each slice. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  • While the slices are resting, preheat the air fryer. Spray the basket/rack well and prep your parchment paper if using.
  • Load a single layer of slices into the air fryer oiled side up. Cook 5 minutes.
    Flip slices over and spray this side very well with olive oil. Cook another 3-5 minutes till golden brown.
    Serve hot with sauce of your choice.

Portion Fix/ 21 Day Fix Container Counts for 1 med tomato: 1G, 1Y, 2 oil teaspoons


    ** OVEN BAKED OPTION: Preheat oven to 400. Prep tomatoes as instructed. Place tomatoes on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 5 minutes, flip tomatoes, spray the tops of them and bake another 5 minutes or until golden brown. 
    Keyword Healthy, Portion Fix