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tomato baked tilapia with lemon

Tomato Baked Tilapia with Lemon

A light fish with a fresh and delicious topping sure to be a crowd pleaser at your home.
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Family Food and Travel


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt or garlic plus
  • 1 large tomato thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley and lemon juice optional


  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Spray glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Arrange tilapia fillets in the bottom of the dish
  4. Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper.
  5. Evenly spread basil and garlic over fillets.
  6. Drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil over fillets, then lay tomato slices on fish and drizzle remaining tbsp olive oil over top.
  7. Sprinkle salt, pepper and lemon zest over the top of the dish.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Cook on Broil for 5 mins until tomatoes are cooked.
  10. Serve garnished with parsley and fresh lemon juice.