11th December 2007

    Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce

    posted in Main Dishes |

    This recipe from Elise’s Simply Recipes is quick and flavorful. Tilapia is cooked in a tomato, mushroom, and olive sauce, right on the stove. We served the fish with a side of orzo.

    Lisa says:

    My, these green olive chunks are big…

    Chris says:

    The better for you to pick them out, my dear.

    Lisa says:

    I’m not that picky, here, I’ll try one…

    Chris says:


    Lisa says:

    …and only one. I do like the flavor of the sauce though!

    Chris says:

    I like the speed of this dish. I’m all for getting food to my mouth sooner.

    Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce
    (via Simply Recipes)
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 14.5 oz diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 cup sliced cremini mushrooms
    3/4 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, coarsely chopped
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    4 6-8 ounce tilapia fillets

    In a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil, then cook the onions until softened, 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic, cooking for an additional minute. Add the tomatoes, mushrooms, olives, oregano, salt, and pepper, and bring to a boil.
    Add each tilapia fillet to the pan and cover with some sauce. Bring back to a boil, then lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily.
    Use a wide spatula to gently remove the fish from the pan, transfer to a serving plate, and top with the sauce.

    4 Servings

    Print This Recipe
    This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 11th, 2007 at 10:16 pm and is filed under Main Dishes. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

    There is currently one response to “Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce”

    1. 1
      On December 12th, 2007,Elise said:

      Oh, one of my favorite fish dishes. So glad you liked it!

    Leave a Reply

    Page optimized by WP Minify WordPress Plugin