Fried Tomatoes with Cream Gravy Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Tomatoes4 Large
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Bacon fat3 Tablespoon
 Flour1 Tablespoon
 Light cream/Milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 452 Calories from Fat 350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g60.8%

Saturated Fat 21.9 g109.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.6 mg

Sodium 153.9 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.6%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 48.6% Vitamin C 39.5%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 7.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash the tomatoes and cut them into halves crosswise.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper and dredge with flour; shake off excess flour.
Heat the bacon fat in a frying pan.
Add the tomato halves, a few at a time, and brown quickly on both sides.
Transfer to a heated serving dish and keep hot.
Stir the flour into the pan drippings.
Gradually stir in the cream.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth.
Taste and if necessary add a little more salt and pepper.
Pour the sauce over the tomatoes and serve immediately.