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Baked Italian Tilapia

It's easy to include healthful fish in your weekly menus with recipes as tasty and simple as this one! —Kimberly McGee, Mosheim, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, drained
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place tilapia in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with pepper. Spoon tomatoes over tilapia; top with onion and green pepper.
  • Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Freeze option: Cool fish mixture. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet, stirring occasionally, until a thermometer inserted in fish reads 145°.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 215 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 645mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

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