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Tilapia with Spinach for Two Recipe

Tilapia with Spinach for Two Recipe

You'll love this delicious restaurant-quality meal. Since it’s all cooked in the same skillet, cleanup won’t be chore at all. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2-1/2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Place egg in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon salt, garlic powder and paprika. Dip fillets in the egg, then bread crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook fillets in 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. In the same skillet, saute onion in remaining oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the spinach, pepper flakes, pepper and remaining salt. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Serve with fillets; sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each equals 424 calories, 28 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 545 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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