Tomato Basil Tilapia

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 191.9
  • Total Fat: 6.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 15.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 27.8 g

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This recipe is SO easy, and so good with any kind of mild fish. We also use the tomatoes to top pasta. This recipe is SO easy, and so good with any kind of mild fish. We also use the tomatoes to top pasta.
Number of Servings: 4


    2 pints cherry tomatoes
    1 T extra virgin olive oil
    12 to 15 garlic cloves, peeled
    Coarse salt
    Cracked black pepper
    cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, torn into halves and thirds, divided
    1 1.25 lbs white fleshed fish


Preheat oven to 425
In a 9 x 13 inch pan, stir together the tomatoes, oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and of the basil.
Roast for 15 minutes
Remove from oven, and stir gently
Nestle fish fillets in pan with tomatoes
Place back in oven and continue roasting 7 to 10 minutes, or until fish is no longer translucent and tomatoes are just beginning to burst
Remove from oven
Divide fish on to individual plates
Add remaining basil to the tomatoes and spoon over fish

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CVANBEEK.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night, it was very good. Tomatoes, basil, garlic and tilapia. Yum! - 2/18/10

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    Very Good
    very good - 7/25/12

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    This recipe was easy and delicious. I dont like too much basil so I didnt put that much in it but I guess when it cooks down the flavor loses its strength so dont be afraid to put the full amount of basil in. Also, dont forget the salt! - 7/3/11

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    When my husband tells me, "This is a hit!" I know it is really wonderful. I love to cook and experiment. Delightful! Delectable! Delicious! Sooooo easy! - 4/26/11

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    Very good. I substituted salmon and it still turned out great. - 12/7/10