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Fried Green Tomatoes with Flare Free Pimento "Cheese" Recipe

This recipe is proof that anything can be made Flare Free if you have the right tools, guidance + support.

And that comfort food doesn't have to cause autoimmune flare-ups.

Don't just take it from me. Check out what one of my 12 week personal holistic chef clients recently said about this dish:

"The fried green tomatoes were bomb!!!!! Reminds me of childhood...seriously so nice to have a better for me version of what I love and tastes even better." -K. Davis

I hope you try this recipe for your family! If you like it, please share it with a friend!

If you need help figuring out which specific ingredients to use in your version of this at home, check out my Flare Free Pantry Makeover Mini Course which will teach you exactly which brands I love and recommend you try! It even comes with pictures and store locations!




1 ⅓ c grated soy-free vegan cheddar

¼ c dairy + soy-free plain unsweetened yogurt

¼ c good quality mayo you like the taste of (vegan mayo if you can't have eggs)

½ c organic roasted red peppers, finely minced

~½ t organic smoky paprika

Sea salt and black pepper to taste


2 large organic green tomatoes, cut into ½” thick slices

2 organic pastured eggs, beaten

Good quality gluten free panko breadcrumbs

Cold pressed avocado oil

Sea salt and black pepper to taste


Mix all ingredients for pimento cheese in a bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Arrange two shallow baking dishes side-by-side to set up your tomato dredging station. Season eggs and breadcrumbs with salt and pepper.

Coat tomatoes in egg then coat with breadcrumbs.

Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until lightly smoking hot. Coat the bottom of the pan generously with oil. Fry tomatoes until golden brown on both sides then place on a sheet tray.

Turn the broiler on and spoon a generous dollop of pimento cheese onto the center each Fried Green Tomato.

Broil until the cheese melts then serve.

If you need more help learning to cook, check out the Flare Free Cooking Academy! We have monthly live virtual cooking classes each month that will teach you all the techniques you need to make recipes like these come to live!

Happy Cooking!!




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