Bruschetta Tilapia (Fish) Recipe
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Tender tilapia fillets topped with fresh, homemade bruschetta and vermont cheddar cheese, Easy, fast, and healthy dinner recipe!
Serves: 4
  • 2 tablespoons Light tasting, extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 tilapia fillets, thawed
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 8-10 basil leaves, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Vermont cheddar cheese (can use more)
  1. Brush casserole dish with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Place fillets in the dish
  3. Drizzle fillets with lemon juice
  4. Sprinkle fillets with salt & pepper
  5. Refrigerate until ready to bake
  6. Add tomatoes, basil and garlic to a bowl
  7. Add in 1 tablespoon olive oil (can more if needed)
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste
  9. Refrigerate for at least an hour (overnight for maximum flavor)
  10. Preheat oven to 350
  11. Top fillets with tomato basil mixture
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until fish is flaky and tender
  13. Remove from oven, sprinkle fish with cheese.
  14. Place back into the oven just until cheese has melted.
  15. Serve hot!
TIPS Use only fresh basil. Dried basil is just not the same. Have fun and use a mix of tomatoes if desired (sun dried tomatoes anyone?) Use a variety of light cheeses for more flavor (parmesan, white cheddar, mozzarella) Add a splash of balsamic vinegar if desired.
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