Oven Baked Tilapia With Pesto

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 1
Oven Baked Tilapia With Pesto
Health Rating


1 fillet Tilapia
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp Sea salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
8 medium spear(s) Asparagus
1 cup Basil, fresh (pesto)
1 clove(s) Garlic (pesto)
1 tbsp Pine nuts, dried (pesto)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (pesto)
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (pesto)


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Lightly oil a cookie sheet and place the asparagus and tilapia on it.

3. Cover the surface of the fish evenly with the pesto.

Basil Pesto:

  • In a food processor combine all the ingredients until smooth.
  • Add water or oil depending on how thin or thick you like your pesto.


4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the fish is opaque. Serve with pesto.



Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 621
Calories from fat 473
Calories from saturated fat 71
Total Fat 53 g
Saturated Fat 7.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 36 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Sodium 2443 mg
Potassium 796 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.2 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 27.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.2
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.8

Energy sources



Pesto measurements have been modified for this recipe.