Italian Tilapia Recipe

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Fresh Italian flavors turn mild-tasting tilapia fillets into a family-pleasing meal. You could also use a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese in place of fresh mozzarella. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes with roasted garlic
  • 1/2 cup julienned roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 190 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 335mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0g fiber), 34g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 0 fat.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place fillets in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Top with tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, cheese and basil. Bake 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Italian Tilapia in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2013, p96

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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maryannet 254533
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2016

"An easy recipe to make. Can use other fish like cod. And as many or few pieces of fish as you need. I made it with on piece of fish."

Umbilico 126520
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2013

"my 4yr old loved this...thought it was pizza when she saw it....we called it Fish Pizza"

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