Fried tomato pones

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Peeled, seeded, and diced green or ripe tomatoes
\N \N Salt and pepper
1 cup Cornmeal
\N \N Bacon drippings or corn oil, for frying


Place tomatoes in a mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Combine tomatoes with cornmeal and form with hands into 8 pones, or patties.

Heat bacon drippings in a large skillet, over med-high heat. Fry pones for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden.

NOTE: a nice variation on this recipe is to combine tomato mixture iwth ¼ C thinly sliced green onions before forming into cakes and frying.

Posted on GEnie Food & Wine RT Aug 16, 1992 by THE-MCGILLS [JOHN__CARRIE]

MM by MMCONV and Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, Internet sylvia.steiger@..., moderator of GT Cookbook and PlanoNet Lowfat & Luscious echoes

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