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Greek Tilapia

While on a trip through the Greek islands, my husband and I had a dish that we loved. I tried to duplicate it by combining several different recipes and came up with this. —Sally Burrell, Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup crumbled tomato and basil feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, brown fish in butter.
  • In a small bowl, combine the egg, cheese, milk and cayenne; spoon over fish. Sprinkle with tomato, olives and pine nuts. Bake, uncovered, at 425° until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 10-15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the parsley, lemon juice and pepper; drizzle over fish.
Nutrition Facts
1 fillet: 279 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.

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  • mumsay
    Jan 22, 2015

    Very tasty! The only changes I made were sliced olives instead of chopped, and omitted pine nuts simply because I didn't have them on hand. Easy recipe.

  • walkerel1
    Oct 5, 2012

    So yummy! My family loved it!

  • maricam3
    Apr 7, 2012

    WOW!

  • SusanMowery
    Apr 1, 2012

    Wonderful combination of flavors. Even my son loved this

  • mythyagain
    Mar 30, 2012

    Takes a little more work than other tilapia recipes but well worth it!

  • brdoyle
    Mar 28, 2012

    Outstanding flavor, easy to make, everyone loved it!

  • MEMOMCH
    Mar 26, 2012

    don't usually cook fish---think this will change my mind!!!!!!!!!

  • Sunnygrammie
    Mar 25, 2012

    I'm typically not a huge fan of fish, but this dish was very tasty. Both my husband and my son really enjoyed it and gave it a "thumbs up" which is our family rating system to make again.

  • deebeth71
    Mar 24, 2012

    Omitted pine nuts, because many people have severe reactions to them...their throat swells and breathing becomes difficult within minutes, so I never use them. Sunflower seed or slivered almonds are a better choice.

  • tsuop
    Mar 23, 2012

    Since I don't like ripe olives:( I omitted them, but kept the rest of the recipe intact. YUM!!