Delicious Recipes Using Green Tomatoes

Green tomatoes are great in more dishes than you might think. Try the green tomato soup, green tomato ketchup, classic fried green tomatoes, a delicious one-layer cake, or pickle them.

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    Green Tomato Pizza
    Green Tomato Pizza. Photo: Diana Rattray
    This green tomato pizza is tangy and delicious. Add a little bacon or ham for a heartier pizza.
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    Green Tomato Rice
    Green Tomatoes. Photo: Diana Rattray

    This is a delicious rice dish to serve with pork or beef, and it's a great way to use green tomatoes.

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    Green Tomato Soup with Country Ham
    Photo: Diana Rattray

    Serve this flavorful soup with hot baked cornbread and a salad.

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    Green Tomato Ketchup
    Green Tomato Ketchup. Green Tomato Ketchup Image © Diana Rattray

    This is a tangy, delicious green tomato ketchup, a great way to use a big surplus of green tomatoes.

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    Green Tomato Hot Dog Relish
    Green Tomato Hot Dog Relish. Green Tomato Relish Image © Diana Rattray

    Flavorful green tomato relish is the perfect relish for hot dogs and hamburgers, or stir some into your dressing for pasta or potato salad.

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    Green Tomato Pickles
    Green Tomato Pickles. Green Tomato Pickles Image © Diana Rattray

    These delicious green tomato pickles are similar to bread and butter pickles, made with green tomato slices, onions, and a spiced vinegar and sugar mixture.

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    Green Tomato Cake
    Green Tomato Cake. Green Tomato Cake Image © Diana Rattray

    This spiced green tomato cake is surprisingly delicious, and it's a great way to use green tomatoes before the frost gets them.

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    Zucchini and Green Tomato Relish
    Zucchini and Green Tomato Relish. Zucchini and Green Tomato Relish Image © Diana Rattray

    I used the coarse grind of my stand mixer's grinder attachment to make this sweet relish. This is a great relish for hot dogs or burgers, and it's a good way to use extra green tomatoes and zucchini. Finely chop the vegetables if you don't have a grinder.

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    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Fried Green Tomatoes. Fried Green Tomatoes Image © Diana Rattray
    Green tomatoes are simply coated with seasoned cornmeal and fried in bacon grease or oil.
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    Green Tomatoes on a Rustic Wood Board
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    Move over, apple pie! Here's a spiced green tomato pie your family will love.