Freezing Green Tomatoes

Freezing green tomatoes is very easy. Just follow these simple steps

 Prepare your work area
I put a layer of parchment paper on each sheet pan.  Just to make sure the frozen tomatoes do not stick on pan. I only have four sheet pans so I have to work in small batches.
Make sure you have plenty of room to work

Washed tomatoes ready to be sliced

Slice tomatoes into 1/4 slices I slice off and discard the very tip of the tomatoes and the part where the stem is connected to the bush

Place evenly on sheet pans Close but not touching

Place in freezer until fully frozen -generally a couple of hours will do
Be sure to label your bag with contents and date frozen

Add as many to the bag as needed

 Now lets cook some fried green tomatoes.  Coat your tomatoes in cornmeal and fry until golden brown. 

I love my fried green tomatoes topped with feta cheese
Now that I have green tomatoes in my freezer I can enjoy these anytime of the year


  1. Thanks for that post. I had no idea you could freeze them!!! Awesome!

  2. Why haven't I thought of this before?!

  3. When you fry them, do wait for them do thaw first? Thanks!!

  4. When you fry them, do wait for them do thaw first? Thanks!!

  5. Will they stay firm when cooked or get soggy?

  6. I cook them straight from the freezer and they come out crispy. I have let some thaw before and they are too mushy.

  7. How long do they last in the freezer?

  8. We eat our green tomatoes pretty fast but like most vegetables 6 months for sure.

  9. Thank you Thanks to this recipe I am one happy country girl living in the city.