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Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives

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.

All You DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.50


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 28-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt
  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 363
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 44g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Sodium: 1111mg

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