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Tilapia with Sauteed Spinach

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

You'll love this delicious restaurant-quality meal fit for guests. And because it’s all cooked in the same skillet, cleanup won’t be chore at all. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Tilapia with Sauteed Spinach Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Place egg in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic powder and paprika. Dip fillets in egg, then bread crumb mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook fillets in 3 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet with 1/4 cup spinach and 1 tablespoon walnuts : 362 calories, 21g fat (3g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 446mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.

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