Fried Red Tomatoes with Sour Cream and Prosciutto. Delicious and filling, this is like a healthier version of a loaded baked potato!
This recipe for fried red tomatoes is super simple and easy! It’s the perfect thing for ripe summer tomatoes. It would make a great appetizer, but you can also make a meal out of these, too!
The first time I made this, I cut the tomatoes way too thick. They cook better if sliced thinner but hey, the fuller slice is nice too. . you just have to cook it longer.
Hope you enjoy these fried red tomatoes with sour cream and prosciutto!
Fried Red Tomatoes with Sour Cream and Prosciutto
- 3 firm ripe tomatoes
- 1/2 cup white flour
- 3 eggs beaten
- 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Sour cream for garnish
- 3 slices prosciutto fried till crisp, for garnish (or can use good ole BACON)
- A few sprigs of fresh chives finely chopped, for garnish
- Cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch slices. Sprinkle with coarse salt and cracked black pepper. Place flour, eggs, and crumbs in separate shallow bowls. Heat the oil with a dollop of butter, in a medium skillet on medium heat. Dip the tomato slices in the flour, then the eggs, and then crumbs.
- In batches, fry half the coated slices at a time, for about 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Coat the remaining tomatoes in the flour, egg and bread crumb mixture, and cook.
- Remove the tomatoes to a warm serving tray. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream, crumbled crisp prosciutto, and a sprinkle of fresh chopped chives.
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