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Tomato Walnut Tilapia Recipe

Tomato Walnut Tilapia Recipe

Tomato, bread crumbs and crunchy walnuts dress up tilapia fillets in this favorite recipe. I serve it with cooked julienne carrots and green beans. —Phyl Broich-Wessling, Garner, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted


  • 1. Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook fillets in butter over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  • 2. Transfer fish to a broiler pan or baking sheet; top with tomato.
  • 3. Combine the topping ingredients; spoon over the tops.
  • 4. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until topping is lightly browned and fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 205 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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