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
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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.




Pesto measurements have been modified for this recipe.

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