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Tilapia with Spinach for Two


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


  • 1. Place egg in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon salt, garlic powder and paprika. Dip fillets in the egg, then bread crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook fillets in 2 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 each: 424 calories, 28g fat (4g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 545mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein.


Average Rating:
  • May 26, 2015

    We enjoyed this. It was fast and easy and the seasoning was very good. We'll definitely make it again soon.

  • hedjo
    May 12, 2012

    This was a good, solid recipe. Loved the spinach.

  • ixoye
    Dec 2, 2011

    It was good!!

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