Fried Green Tomato and Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich


With crispy and slightly tart fried green tomatoes, a mound of gooey cheese, and several slices of bacon, this is the ultimate southern grilled cheese sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 2 green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup bacon grease, save from cooking bacon
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • sugar
  • 8 slices white bread, preferably Texas Toast
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped chives, optional
  • butter


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