Mrs. Houston’s Fried Green Tomatoes


Margret-Houston2015 03Mar Recipes-GreenTomatoes FeatureHere’s a look at a few of Margaret Lea Houston’s recipes for us all to enjoy as we celebrate General Sam Houston’s birthday on March 2nd and her birthday on April 18th. For more information on the celebrations visit the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Website.


  • 6 large tomatoes
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups corn meal


  1. Slice 6 large green tomatoes.
  2. Dip in well beaten eggs and yellow corn meal.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Fry in bacon grease until brown.
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