November 21, 2012

Baked Tilapia with Potatoes

Easy, healthy and delicious. This recipe will be one of your favorites. Write it down!

(servings: 2 servings / time: 40 minutes)

2 large fillets tilapia
salt and olive oil to taste
1 lemon juice
1 sprig of thyme (about 1 teaspoon)
2 minced garlic cloves
1 diced tomato
½ diced onion
2 thinly sliced potatoes (and/or squash or zucchini)


1 – Season the fish with salt, olive oil, lemon and thyme. Set aside.
2 – In a baking pan, put garlic, tomatoes, onions and potatoes. Sprinkle salt and olive oil and mix well (you can use your hands).
3 – Add the fish fillets and stir gently.
4 – Arrange the baking sheet, layering potatoes, fish and then the tomatoes/onion (as in the first picture).
5 – Bake in preheated oven (350°F) for 25 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

Tips and Options

  • Mixed salad green and steamed vegetables are good sides for this dish.
  • If you want to prepare in advance, follow the directions until step 4 and refrigerate, covered. This can be done hours in advance. Just remember to take from the refrigerator ½ hour before you bake.

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Tilápia ao forno com batatas.

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