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Veracruz-Style Tilapia

Veracruz-Style Tilapia

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 428
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 13 mins
  • Bake: 20 mins at 350°F
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Ingredients

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  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, cored and cut into thin strips
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes
  • 8 ounces yellow or red cherry tomatoes (or a mix of both), halved
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pepperoncini, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus a pinch salt
  • 1/4 plus 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 small tilapia fillets (about 1 1/2 lbs total)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . In a large, lidded skillet, heat 3 tbsp oil over medium. Add red peppers and onion and saute 7 minutes. Stir in stewed tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, garlic, pepperoncini, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Cover and cook 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Spoon half the pepper mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Top with tilapia. Drizzle lime juice over fish and sprinkle with half the cilantro, a pinch of salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Top with remaining pepper mixture and bake 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Top with remaining cilantro and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil before serving.

Nutrition Information for Veracruz-Style Tilapia

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 428 cal., 18 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 803 mg sodium, 20 g carb. (4 g fiber, 9 g sugars), 47 g pro.