Tilapia with Pineapple and Apple Salsa

This is a nutritious and flavorful meal featuring Tilapia fillets and a sweet, yet zesty pineapple-apple salsa, served together with fresh asparagus and long grain brown rice. I like this recipe because it tantalizes my taste buds and is a very healthy meal.

Ingredients:

  • 8 Tilapia Fillets, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple
  • 1 medium apple, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
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  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1 medium mild pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 (7 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lime peel
  • 1/8 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Directions:

Combine all ingredients, except Tilapia, in a bowl and mix together.

Cover salsa with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature for approximately 20 minutes to allow all flavors to mingle.

Place 2 cups of prepared salsa into the bottom of a baking dish and spread evenly.

Place tilapia fillets on top of the salsa bed. Cover the tilapia fillets with remaining salsa.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 - 20 minutes, or until tilapia flakes.

Yields 8 (4 oz.) servings.

Pictured with fresh, steamed asparagus, pineapple wedges and long-grain brown rice, which is also topped with the salsa,

Tilapia and Salsa nutritional information: 167 calories, 26.6 gr protein, 3.2 gr fat, 5.6 gr carbs, 390 gr sodium, 57 gr cholesterol

As pictured: 393 calories, 34 gr protein, 5.2 gr fat, 54.5 gr carbs, 400 gr sodium, 57 gr cholesterol

Servings: 8
Time:45 Minutes Preparation Time
15 Minutes Cooking Time

By Dawn from Painesville, OH

Comments

May 17, 20120 found this helpful

That sounds so good and I love Tilapia!

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