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Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

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Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch are a perfect summer treat! This easy recipe is gluten-free, low-carb friendly, and healthier than the deep fried version.

Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

If you love fried green tomatoes but want a lighter or gluten-free version, you will love this Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch recipe! Thick slices of green tomatoes are dipped in egg and dipped in a flavorful lemon-pepper seasoned almond flour, then baked in the oven until crispy. The spicy sriracha ranch makes a perfect dipping sauce for the green tomatoes.

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The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make the oven-fried green tomatoes (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the printable recipe card):

  • almond flour – almond flour is a great way to lighten up a recipe! It is gluten-free, low in carbohydrates, and generally healthier than wheat flour.
  • lemon pepper seasoning – use your favorite lemon-pepper seasoning mix.
  • green tomatoessliced into 12 1/2-inch thick slices.
  • eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ranch dressing
  • Sriracha sauce – or more if you love spice!
  • ingredients to make Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

    Making Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

    You will love how simple this process is from start to finish! Simply place the almond flour and lemon pepper seasoning in a small bowl and mix together. Lightly beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.

    green tomatoes and eggs

    Dip the green tomato slices into the egg, coating both sides. Then dredge the tomato slices in the seasoned almond flour until well coated.

    dredging green tomatoes in seasoned almond flour and egg

    Place the breaded green tomatoes on a greased baking sheet.

    breaded green tomatoes on a baking sheet

    Bake the tomatoes at 350ºF for 20 minutes on one side, then flip and bake for another 15-20 minutes until the tomatoes are golden brown.

    baked green tomatoes on a sheetpan

    While the oven-fried green tomatoes are cooling on the baking sheet, combine the ranch dressing and Sriracha sauce in a small bowl.

    mixing ranch dressing and sriracha in a small glass bowl

    Serve the oven-friend green tomatoes warm with the spicy ranch dressing for dipping.

    Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

    How to Store Leftovers

    Keep the leftovers in a zip top bag or airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. To reheat, place the tomatoes on a cookie sheet and bake at 350ºF for a few minutes until warm.

    stacked oven-fried green tomatoes on a wood table

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    Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch on a white platter with a red and white checked napkin

    Servings: 6

    Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch

    Prep Time:
    15 mins
    Cook Time:
    40 mins
     
    Oven Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch are a perfect summer treat! This easy recipe is gluten-free, low-carb friendly, and healthier than the deep fried version. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups finely ground almond flour
    • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
    • 5-6 green tomatoes sliced into 12 1/2-inch thick slices
    • 2 eggs beaten
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
    • 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

    2. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the almond flour and lemon pepper seasoning.

    3. Dip one of the 1/2 inch thick slices of green tomato (you'll need about 12 total slices--dip them one at a time) in the beaten eggs, coating both sides. Next, dip the tomato slice in the almond flour mixture, coating both sides well. Place the breaded green tomato on the greased cookie sheet, then repeat the process with the remaining slices of tomato.

    4. Bake the tomatoes at 350F for 20 minutes, then flip each tomato before returning them to the oven to bake for a final 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt and pepper to taste.

    5. In a small bowl, combine the ranch dressing and Sriracha sauce. Serve the oven-fried green tomatoes warm with the spicy ranch dressing for dipping.

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