Greek-style Tilapia with Tomatoes and Onions


Greek food is simple and delicious with its robust flavors and colors ~ it’s fresh, nutritious and healthy eating.



All of those words apply to this dish:  Luscious healthy fresh red tomatoes, spicy cinnamon, warm sweet paprika, with the “mild-bitter” taste of parsley, plus garlic ~ all simmering into a great sauce to top the fish.

The sauce can be made up to 3 days in advance and refrigerated.  Bring to room temperature, or heat slightly in micro, before pouring over fish and baking. 


It’s truly delicious, colorful and healthy too!


Greek-style Tilapia with Tomatoes and Onions

Ingredients:

2 pounds tilapia fillets
Cooking spray
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 large white onions, cut in half lengthwise and then sliced thinly across the grain
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 pounds fresh tomatoes, diced, or 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
¼ teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped (about ½ cup), divided

Method:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Season fish with salt and pepper.
Coat one or two baking dishes with cooking spray and lay fish in dish in single layer.
Heat oil in large skillet and add onions.
Cook, stirring often, until onions are soft, 8 to 10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Add garlic and cook for a minute or so.
Stir in tomatoes, sugar, paprika, cinnamon and half the parsley.
Simmer, uncovered, until sauce has cooked down a bit, about 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and pour over tilapia.
Sprinkle on remaining parsley.
Bake until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 30 minutes.
Serves 4



ENJOY!






17 comments:

  1. This sounds like a wonderful way to serve tilapia. And so convenient to prepare it ahead of time!

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  2. Such a pretty sauce and how handy that it can be made in advance.
    Sam

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  3. Pam, Tilapia is our second favorite fish... Thanks for the recipe! (Barramunci is #1, Salmon is #3, Tuna is #4 and Catfish is #5) Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  4. Looks like really delicious fish dish :)

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  5. Tilapia is well like around here!
    This sauce is so rich looking and the flavors are all so tasty....Plus...so many health benefits in this one meal!! Have a great day Pam...

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  6. Love, love, love Greek food! This sounds like it would be excellent!

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  7. I think Tilapia made fish-eaters out of many people who don't care for fish. What a bright and lovely preparation.

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  8. I love tilapia too! and this look really good Pam:)
    You always make the best fishes!!
    x

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  9. This looks so garden fresh and delicious, Pam. I try to serve fish at least once a week and will look forward to trying your recipe.

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  10. This is one beautiful and delicious tilapia dish, Pam!

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  11. Dear Pam, this is a delicious and healthy meal. I would enjoy it. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

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  12. Mmm - I haven't had chance to catch up on your blog for a while, and now I have....Im hungry! Great photos x

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  13. What a great sauce, Pam! Paprika + Cinnamon sound so good together.
    ~Judy

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  14. wow, what a colorful dish! Gorgeous color, and what a wonderful way to serve fish. Really nice -- thanks so much.

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  15. So vibrant! You always share the best ways to cook fish, Pam!

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  16. You always have the best food.

    Seriously.

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  17. I'm happy to have found your recipe…the sauce sounds delicious and different.

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