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Salsa Verde Tilapia

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  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 20 min
  • serves: 6 people
  • calories: 168 1 serving

All you need are 5 ingredients and 20 minutes for a delicious hassle-free fish dinner with a little Mexican flair.  Queso fresco and cilantro are perfect compliments to our flavorful Salsa Verde.  If tilapia is hard to find, any mild white fish will work in this dish. 

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $11.73

  • 6 uncooked tilapia fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) Pace® Salsa Verde or Pace® Citrus Pineapple Salsa
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 6 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  • Tips

    • Serving Suggestion:  Serve the tilapia and sauce over hot cooked rice.
  • Step 1

    Set the oven to 400°F.  While the oven is heating, spray a 13x9 x2-inch baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    Place the fish into the baking dish.  Season the fish as desired.  Spoon 1/4 cup salsa verde onto each fish fillet. Sprinkle with the red pepper and cheese.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with the cilantro, if desired.

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Calories 156
Total Fat 3 g
Sat. Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 423 mg
Total Carb 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugar 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 19 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 5 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV
Calories 168
Total Fat 3 g
Sat. Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 424 mg
Total Carb 9 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 19 %DV
Calcium 7 %DV
Iron 4 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.