Cooking for 2 (1)

Restaurant quality meals for two that focus on quick and easy, healthy and delicious as well as budget friendly! Tilapia fillets with cherry tomato sauce for two that cost less than ordering one entree at your local fish restaurant!


Cherry tomatoes 1 Box , halved
Yellow pepper 1/2 , cut into small cubes
Green onion 1 Bunch (100 gm) , cut into diagonal pieces
Fresh herbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , mince (parsley, thyme and dill)
Zest of lemon 1
Tilapia fillet 12 Ounce , cut in half lengthwise (1 large)
Flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (as needed)
Juice of lemon 1
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon



1. Cut fish fillet into half lengthwise and lightly coat it with flour on both sides.


2. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil and place the thickest fillet in it. When the fish is nice and brown, flip it over and add the other piece. Fry until cooked through and then set aside.

3. In the same pan, add cherry tomato, yellow pepper, green onion, fresh herbs, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Mix well. Cook for 2 minutes or until everything is heated through and tomatoes are soft.


4. Serve cherry tomato salsa on top of tilapia fillets.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 400Calories from Fat 172

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 176 mg7.33%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet