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 Rice
    Diana Rattray

    It's surprising how something as unexpected as unripened green tomatoes can brighten up a dish. This green tomato rice is bursting with flavor and color, and it's another excellent way to use end-of-season tomatoes before the last frost. 

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    Fried Green Tomatoes with Sriracha Mayonnaise
    Diana Rattray

    The Sriracha mayonnaise flavors these classic fried green tomatoes perfectly. 

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    green tomato soup
    Gentl and Hyers/Getty Images

    This hearty soup gets flavor from smoky, salty diced country ham. It's fantastic with hot baked cornbread or biscuits.

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    green tomato ketchup
    Diana Rattray

    This green tomato ketchup is a tangy, delicious surprise. Honey, vinegar, and a variety of spices flavor the green tomato puree.

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    green tomato hot dog relish
    Diana Rattray

    This is a fantastic relish to serve on hot dogs, sausages, and hamburgers, or stir some into pasta or potato salad or deviled egg filling. It's great in chicken or tuna salad as well.

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    green tomato pickles
    Diana Rattray

    These delicious green tomato pickles are similar to bread and butter pickles, but with green tomatoes instead of cucumbers. The well-balanced sugar and vinegar mixture is perfectly spiced.

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    green tomato cake
    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 Green Tomato Relish
    Diana Rattray

    Use a grinder to make this relish or chop the ingredients finely. This is a great relish for hot dogs or burgers, and it's a good way to use extra garden-fresh green tomatoes and zucchini. 

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    fried green tomatoes
    Green tomatoes are simply coated with seasoned cornmeal and fried in bacon grease or oil.
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    Green Tomatoes
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    Move over, apple pie! Here's a spiced green tomato pie your family will love.