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Easiest Way to Make Perfect Fried Tomato "Burgers"


Fried Tomato "Burgers". In a medium bowl, mix the mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, House Seasoning, hot sauce, to taste, the egg, lemon zest and lemon juice. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to serve. A wonderful Southern burger with tangy fried green tomatoes, bacon and a drizzle of thousand island dressing.

Fried Tomato "Burgers" Cook Gardein Ultimate Burgers as directed on package, using skillet method. Place lettuce on the the bottom bun and top each with a vegan burger and fried green tomato. Spread the Cajun mayonnaise on top buns and place on top of each vegan burger. You can cook Fried Tomato "Burgers" using 8 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Fried Tomato "Burgers"

  1. You need 1 of FRESH Red Tomato (a little on the larger side).
  2. You need of Panko Breadcrumbs.
  3. Prepare of Worcestershire Sauce.
  4. You need of Flour.
  5. Prepare 1 of Egg.
  6. Prepare of Salt&Pepper.
  7. Prepare of Lettuce, Relish, Mustard (to taste/preference) (garnish).
  8. Prepare of Frying Oil of your choice (I use canola) (enough to come about 1/2 way up the side of your tomato slices).

Put fried green tomatoes on your burger. Spread the Cajun mayonnaise on the bottom bun, place the lettuce on top of the mayonnaise, top with the burger, then the fried green tomato. Top with a spoonful of the pimento "cheese" and then the top bun. Take a trip to the south thanks to this burger recipe featuring fried green tomatoes and comeback sauce.

Fried Tomato "Burgers" step by step

  1. Cut (out of the center) two 1/2-3/4 inch thick slices of tomato. Lay the slices on a few sheets of paper towel, and top with a few more sheets for a few minutes, this is to wick excess moisture away..
  2. Once the surface is not sopping wet, use a basting brush to apply a SMALL amount of worcestershire sauce to both sides of the tomato, followed by salt and pepper. Be sure to use a large grain salt like kosher, and freshly grind your pepper (somewhat coarse)..
  3. Upon completion, set slices on a plate with a dusting of flour on it, then lightly dust the tops with more flour. (You don't need much, use restraint) Pat the flour lightly into the tomato slices..
  4. Whisk an egg in a bowl, and pour on top of the tomato slices, flip the slices to coat..
  5. Transfer the slices onto a bed of panko breadcrumbs, and top with additional panko (as with the flour, use only a bit more than you think you'll need. This will cut down on waste). Pat the breadcrumbs into the slices, transfer to a baking sheet with a cooling rack to rest and chill in the fridge for around 1 hour..
  6. Using a heavy pan (i.e. cast iron), bring your oil to 350 degrees. (This is important, you'll have greasy tomatoes if your oil isn't hot enough. Seriously, use a thermometer). Once the oil is heated, work in batches, and lower your slices into the oil (a spider strainer works well here)..
  7. Fry just long enough to get both sides golden-brown. You don't want to cook the tomato too much, this works way better if the center of the tomato is still kind of raw. If I had to guess, I'd say around 2-3 minutes a side..
  8. Once the tomato slices finish frying, pull them from the oil, blot lightly with a paper towel and sprinkle with more salt. Serve on top of a crisp leaf of romaine or some other lettuce, a swipe of mustard and a small mound of relish..

Green tomatoes are sliced, breaded, and deep fried to golden perfection. Crunchy with just a hint of tartness, the fried green tomatoes pair perfectly with the burger patty and a classic Southern comeback sauce. Whether you dip them in bacon ranch, make a grilled cheese sandwich with them or sandwich mozzarella in between two of them, fried green tomatoes are down right delicious. But when you take a perfectly crispy fried green tomato and place it on top of a burger with lettuce and a cajun mayo, well in the words of Uncle Jesse, have mercy. But instead of tossing them out with the garden waste, use them up in these top-rated recipes that call specifically for the firm texture and tart flavor that green tomatoes bring to the mix.

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