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Pesto Parmesan Tilapia

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
This is a delicious fish dinner that requires just three ingredients! Prepared pesto sauce flavors mild tilapia fillets to make a gourmet dinner any night of the week. Use homemade pesto sauce if you prefer. This also works well on any firm-textured white fish. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

Updated: Feb. 13, 2024

Pesto Parmesan Tilapia

Prep Time 20 min
Yield 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Arrange tilapia in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spread pesto over fillets; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake until fish just beings to flake easily with a fork, 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 281 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 445mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 3 fat.

This is a delicious fish dinner that requires just three ingredients! Prepared pesto sauce flavors mild tilapia fillets to make a gourmet dinner any night of the week. Use homemade pesto sauce if you prefer. This also works well on any firm-textured white fish. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho