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Oven-Fried Green Tomato Caprese Recipe with Balsamic Reduction

Oven-Fried Green Tomato Caprese Recipe with Balsamic Reduction is simple and delicious. It's full of texture, flavor, and color. Simple yet elegant, great for entertaining.
Course any meal
Cuisine American/Southern, Healthy
Keyword caprese, healthy, tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 329kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 2 large green tomatoes sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 cup whole grain or regular panko bread crumbs
  • 2 8- ounce balls fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 8 basil leaves
  • balsamic reduction



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a sheet tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Place panko in a shallow bowl.
  • Add eggs to another bowl.
  • Slice tomatoes and pat dry.
  • Sprinkle tomato slices evenly with salt.
  • Dredge tomato slices in egg then in panko to coat evenly.
  • Place on sheet tray.
  • Bake 30 minutes at 400 degrees F.
  • Remove and cool on a wire rack.


  • Layer in this order baked tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, basil leave, repeat.
  • Drizzle with balsamic reduction (see link in post)


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Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1241IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 411mg | Iron: 2mg