Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives

Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
This one-dish meal of Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives is an easy weeknight meal. Keep the staple ingredients of garlic, thyme, tomatoes, and black olive on hand when you need a healthy meal in a hurry.


Serves 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 363
Fat 17 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 44 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 1111 mg


3 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 28-oz. can diced tomatoes
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/3 cup pitted black olives, chopped
4 6-oz. tilapia fillets
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley


1. Warm 1 Tbsp. oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, thyme and 1/2 tsp. salt. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir in olives.

2. Sprinkle tilapia with salt and place on top of tomato sauce. Cover and cook until fish is opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes. Drizzle with remaining 2 Tbsp. olive oil, sprinkle with parsley, and serve.


December 2011
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