Tomato Walnut Tilapia

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 02, 2022
Tomato, bread crumbs and crunchy walnuts dress up pan tilapia fillets in this favorite recipe. I serve it with cooked julienne carrots and green beans. —Phyl Broich-Wessling, Garner, Iowa
Tomato Walnut Tilapia Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted


  1. Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook fillets in butter over medium-high heat until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes on each side.
  2. Transfer fish to a broiler pan or baking sheet; top with tomato.Combine topping ingredients; spoon over the tomato slices.
  3. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until topping is lightly browned and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 2-3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 202 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 251mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 starch.