Balsamic Butter Tilapia with Thyme Mashed Potatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 454.2
  • Total Fat: 20.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.4 mg
  • Sodium: 145.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 27.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    Thyme mashed potatoes

    3 pounds russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, quartered
    4 1/2 tablespoons butter, room temperature
    6 tablespoons (or more) warm whipping cream
    1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme

    Balsamic butter sauce
    1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
    1 garlic clove, minced

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    6 4 ounce tilapia fillets
    1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 1 tablespoon chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes


For thyme mashed potatoes:

Boil potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain; return to pot. Add butter, 6 tablespoons cream, and thyme; mash. Season with salt and pepper. Do ahead Can be made 2 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Rewarm over medium heat, stirring often and adding more cream by tablespoonfuls if dry.

For balsamic butter sauce:
Simmer vinegar and garlic in small saucepan over medium heat until reduced to thick syrup, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in each of 2 large skillets over high heat. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Sauté fish until golden, about 2 minutes per side.

Rewarm balsamic syrup over medium-low heat. Whisk in 1/2 cup butter 1 piece at a time. Stir over medium heat until warmed. Season with salt and pepper.

Divide potatoes, tilapia, and another vegetable [peas or broccoli are recommended] among plates; drizzle with sauce.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HFEATHERINA.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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