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Tilapia Veracruz

Tilapia Veracruz

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 455
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 16 mins
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 large sweet red and green peppers, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 8 - ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tilapia fillets (about 4 ounces each)
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 3 cups cooked brown and wild rice blend (such as RiceSelect Royal Blend)
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers, onion, jalapeno and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the black pepper. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Season tilapia with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Place fish in skillet and cover with sauce. Simmer, covered, for 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Sprinkle cilantro over top.
  3. Serve with cooked rice. Squeeze a few lemon wedges over each serving.

Tip

  • Power Plate When using reduced-sodium products such as tomato sauce, punch up the flavor with add-ins like hot peppers, fresh herbs and lemon juice.

Nutrition Information for Tilapia Veracruz

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 455 cal., 11 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 82 mg chol., 611 mg sodium, 51 g carb. (7 g fiber), 38 g pro.

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