Sandwich Week: Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches

August 9, 2011

August is National Sandwich Month.  To honor this ubiquitous lunch food, I will be posting a sandwich recipe every day this week.  The thing I love about sandwiches is that they can be as simple as a grilled cheese or as involved as this fried green tomato sandwich.  This sandwich resembles a BLT (bacon,lettuce, tomato) but the fried green tomatoes add an unexpected surprise.  The soft green tomatoes balance well with the crispy cornmeal crust.  This is the perfect sandwich to kick-off sandwich week.

8 slices of hearty bread
Handful of lettuce
4 medium green tomatoes
3/4 cup unbleached flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
2 large eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup olive oil
8 slices of bacon
1/4 cup pesto
1/4 cup mayo
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
For full recipe instructions, click below

Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches

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