• 4 pieces sourdough bread
  • Honey jalapeno Farmland by Smithfield Bacon
  • Fried green tomato (recipe to follow)
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 4 eggs, poached
  • Cajun aioli

Fried Green Tomato:

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 medium-size green tomatoes, cut into 1/3-inch slices
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

Chef Frank Benedict




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  1. Place two pieces of sourdough bread next to one another on a plate
  2. Top with honey jalapeno bacon, followed slice of fried green tomato, mixed greens, poached eggs
  3. Finish with a ladle of Cajun aioli over the top.
  4. Repeat for second plate.

Fried Green Tomato:

  1. Combine egg and milk
  2. In a bowl, comine 1/4 cup flour, cornmeal, 1 tsp. salt, and pepper
  3. Coat both sides of tomato slices in flour, dip in egg mixture, dredge in cornmeal mixture
  4. Heat oil in skillet, cook tomatoes until golden brown on each side
  5. Drain on paper towels