Green Tomato Fritters with Feta

If you haven’t tried our Tomato Basil Feta Cheese, here is the perfect opportunity! Cook up these delicious Green Tomato Fritters, and serve with chipotle mayo or any of our Greek yogurt dips.

Yields: 12 fritters
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup flour
    • 1 cup cornmeal
    • 1 tsp garlic powder 
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper
    • 1/2 lb okra, coarsely chopped
    • 1 large green creole tomato, diced
    • 1 cup Odyssey Tomato Basil Feta Cheese
    • 1/2 onion, finely diced
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 1/3 vegetable oil

    Chipotle Mayo

    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise 
    • 1 tsp chipotle powder (or to taste) 
    • Parsley, chopped (optional garnish)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add the green tomato, chopped okra, onion and feta. In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg into the buttermilk, then add it to the okra mixture. Stir until just combined. 

  2. In a separate bowl, add buttermilk to egg and whisk to combine. Add mixture to tomato mixture, stirring to combine. 

  3. Mix mayo and chipotle powder in a small dish; set aside.

  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Drop the okra batter into the oil by heaping tablespoonful. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, then flip the fritters and press them flat with the back of a spatula. Cook 4 to 5 more minutes or until crispy and golden brown. Cook in batches, adding more oil if necessary; then drain on paper towels.

  5. Serve hot using chipotle mayo as a dip.

Feta Cheese creatively crafted by Odyssey Brands

Odyssey® Tomato & Basil Feta has that traditional feta cheese taste but adds a little extra tomatoey spice in at the end to make that flavor flow all together. Odyssey® Tomato & Basil Feta comes in 4oz and 6oz crumble form and also an additional 8oz chunk form for those who want more and more of that great Tomato & Basil taste!

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