Baked Tilapia with Tomato and Basil Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 30 MINUTES

1 ratings


  • 2 (8 oz) tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


Preheat the oven to 400°. Spray a shallow 1-quart baking dish with nonstick spray.


Sprinkle the fish evenly with salt and pepper. Arrange the tilapia in a baking dish and sprinkle evenly with basil, oregano, onion powder and garlic. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Arrange the tomato slices evenly over the fish, and drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Bake until fish flakes easily with fork, about 20 to 25 minutes. Squeeze the lemon juice over fish and serve immediately.

Baked Tilapia with Tomato and Basil


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1 Review

angela 2/17/2015
maybe i didnt pu

maybe i didnt put enough salt but for me, this was still so bland even with all the other ingredients. with that said, i still believe this is a healthy recipe option and will make it again. i absolutely love all Paula Deen recipes

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