Garlic Tilapia with Mushroom Risotto Recipe
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Garlic Tilapia with Mushroom Risotto Recipe

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Boxed risotto makes it quick; mushrooms, shallots and cheese make it tasty. Serve the risotto alongside seasoned fish for a healthy weeknight supper in a hurry. —Lynn Moretti, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Recommended: 31 Meals in a Bowl
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (5-1/2 ounces) Parmesan risotto mix
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 1-1/2 pounds tilapia fillets
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 432 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 964mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 39g protein.


  1. Cook risotto according to package directions, adding mushrooms and shallots with the water.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle tilapia with seafood seasoning. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. In batches, cook tilapia with garlic until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, about 5 minutes, turning fillets halfway.
  3. Stir cheese and remaining butter into risotto; remove from heat. Serve with tilapia. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Tilapia with Mushroom Risotto in Simple & Delicious February/March 2017

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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