Fried Green Tomato Burgers

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Fried Green Tomato Burgers Fried Green Tomato Burgers Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 23 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray
2 pounds ground chuck
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons Paula Deen House Seasoning

Fried Green Tomatoes:

Vegetable oil, for frying
1 tablespoon bacon renderings, for frying
1 large green tomato, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup self-rising cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Paula Deen House Seasoning
4 slices Monterey pepperjack cheese
8 slices bacon, cooked
4 onion rolls, split and toasted
Spicy Thousand Island Sauce





For the burgers: Preheat a grill to medium-high heat, about 350 degrees F. Spray a grill rack with nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine the ground chuck, Worcestershire sauce and House Seasoning, stirring to mix well. Form the mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties. Grill the burgers, covered with the grill lid, to desired degree of doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side.

For the tomatoes: In a medium nonstick skillet, pour the oil to a depth of 1/4-inch, and the bacon renderings and melt over medium heat.

Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt. Soak in the buttermilk. In a small bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour and House Seasoning. Dip both sides of each tomato slice in the flour mixture. Add the tomatoes to the hot oil and cook until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

To assemble the burgers: Place 1 cheese slice over each patty. Place 2 slices bacon on the bottom halves of each onion roll, top with the hamburger, a fried green tomato slice and the desired amount of Spicy Thousand Island Dressing. Cover with the onion roll tops. Serve immediately.

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By margaret on June 22, 2012


I fixed these burgers for my Dad's birthday tonite and they were a huge hit!! No leftovers and now everyone wants them for their birthdays. Thanks for all the great recipes, I always look like I know what I'm doing in the kitchen thanks to your recipes.

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