TILAPIA WITH LEMON PESTO AND ROASTED TOMATOES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled/smashed
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. pesto
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tilapia filets, about 6 oz.
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 425.
  • Toss the tomatoes and the garlic with the olive oil and some salt and pepper.
  • Roast for about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, juice the lemon and reserve both the juice and the juiced lemon.
  • To the juice, add the pesto and stir to combine. Season the tilapia with salt and pepper and then spread the pesto mixture on top of the fish.
  • Take the pan of roasted garlic and tomatoes out of the oven and nestle the cut lemon into the pan.
  • Place the tilapia on top of the lemon and tomatoes and put back in the oven for about 10 minutes, or until the fish is flaky and no longer opaque.
  • Spoon the tomatoes over the fish.
  • Nutritional Information per Serving: Calories: 282 / Fat: 13.5g / Carbs: 10.6g / Protein: 33.8g

Notes

Categories: Fish  Main Dish 
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