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Mediterranean Tilapia

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

I recently became a fan of tilapia. The mild taste makes it easy to top with our favorite ingredients. And it’s low in calories and fat. What’s not to love? —Robin Brenneman, Hilliard, Ohio
Mediterranean Tilapia Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup canned Italian diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water-packed artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place fillets in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Top with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives and cheese. Bake, uncovered, until fish flakes easily with a fork, 15-20 minutes.
Italian Tilapia: Follow method as directed but top fillets with 1 cup diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, 1/2 cup each julienned roasted sweet red pepper, sliced fresh mushrooms and diced fresh mozzarella cheese, and 1/2 tsp. dried basil. 1 fillet: 189 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Southwest Tilapia: Follow method as directed but top fillets with 1 cup diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, 1/2 each cup cubed avocado, frozen corn (thawed) and cubed cheddar cheese, and 1/2 tsp. dried cilantro.
1 fillet: 224 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 197 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 446mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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