25 Jun '14

Fried Green Tomatoes with Basil

A lot of us are seeing these green beauties on the garden–can’t miss this prefect opportunity!

Texas Fried Green Tomatoes with Basil Aioli!
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
2 eggs (beaten with salt&pepper)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
oil (in Iron skillet and hot)
3 green tomatoes, sliced
salt & pepper

1 Put skillet on and get oil hot as your preparing tomatoes.
2 Cut tomatoes as thick or thin as you like them.
3 Mix flour, cornmeal, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
4 Roll tomatoes in egg and then in dredging mixture (Cornmeal& Flour mixture).
5 Do this twice and drop into hot oil.
6 When golden brown on both sides take

Basil Aioli for dipping
3/4 cup mayonnaise
3 drops doTERRA basil essential oil
1 TBSP fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
3 drops doTERRA lemon essential oil
2 TBSP finely chopped fresh basil leaves for garnish

Mix all ingredients (except basil leaves) in medium bowl.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle chopped basil leaves on top.
Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to develop. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Keep refrigerated.) Makes 1 cup.

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