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Baked Tilapia

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh tarragon/Dried tarragon 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh basil 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Tilapia fillets 1 1⁄2 Pound (Rain Forest)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweet red pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
Directions

In a medium skillet, sauté the celery, onions and sweet red pepper in butter or margarine until tender. Add the flour, salt, pepper, tarragon, basil and milk; mix well. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly until thickened. Add the cheese and stir until melted. Do not boil.

Rinse the tilapia fillets in cold water and drain thoroughly. Place the fish in a 12" × 8" × 2" baking dish; spoon the sauce evenly over the fish. Bake at 425º for 8 to 10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 251 Calories from Fat 119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.4%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 71.8 mg23.9%

Sodium 267.9 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.61 g2.4%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 26 g51.3%

Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 4.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baked Tilapia Recipe