Easy Recipes

Food that comforted us as kids...
and reminds us of home !


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  • Serves: 8
  • Complexity: very easy


  • 1 package Calhoun Bend Mill Fried Green Tomato Coating Mix
  • 1/2 lb bacon, chopped
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 5 tablespoon Parmesan Romano cheese, freshly grated
  • 5 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves


    1. Lightly brown the bacon in a skillet over medium heat; set aside.
    2. Pour off all by 2 tablespoon of the bacon grease.
    3. Add onion and cook over low heat until caramelized (about 10 minutes).
    4. Preheat oven to 350°.
    5. Combine the cheese, breadcrumbs, and oil; set aside.
    6. Prepare Calhoun Bend Mill Fried Green Tomatoes according to package directions.
    7. Using shallow baking dish, place 4-5 fried tomato slices around one side, overlapping them slightly.
    8. Spoon some of the bacon-onion mixture on the lower half of each tomato slice, and they layer another row of tomatoes across the first row at a slight angle against one another, top each slice with more of the bacon-onion mixture.
    9. Repeat until the dish is full.
    10. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, fresh thyme, and the Parmesan Romano cheese/breadcrumb mixture.
    11. Cover the dish with foil and cook for 30 minutes.
    12. Remove the foil and continue cooking until the top of the gratin is browned.

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