Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
Serves 4 as an appetizer or side; Adapted from Simply Recipes

4 medium, firm green tomatoes (I used green zebras)
1/2 c AP flour
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 beaten eggs
2/3 c dry bread crumbs
1 t cayenne pepper
2 T olive oil
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper

cut unpeeled tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices. sprinkle with salt and pepper and let sit on paper towels for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, place flour, milk, eggs, and bread crumbs (with cayenne) in separate shallow dishes.

heat 1 T olive oil in skillet on med heat. Dip slices in milk, then flour, then eggs, then bread crumbs. put half of slices in skillet for 4-6 minutes on each side or until brown. Add the other T of olive oil for the next batch. season with salt and pepper.