Foil Packet Tilapia (aka Emily’s Tilapia)

Foil Packet Tilapia
serves 4

four tilapia fillets
2 lemons, thinly sliced
2 Roma tomatoes, sliced (whole grape or cherry tomatoes would work well too)
one sweet onion, sliced
bell peppers, sliced (I used green and orange)
two cloves garlic, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1/4 cup white wine
olive oil cooking spray
8 oz angel hair pasta

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray four sheets of tin foil (big enough to wrap each tilapia. I imagine you could also put all the tilapia together in one packet.) with olive oil cooking spray. Divide the lemon slices between the sheets of foil. Season tilapia with salt and pepper and place tilapia on top of the lemons. Top each fillet with vegetables and sprinkle with garlic. Before sealing, pour about 1 tablespoon white wine in each packet. Seal tightly (I double-wrapped my packets, which was a good thing, because some of the liquid got out) and bake in oven for about 25-30 minutes.

2. While fish is cooking, prepare pasta.

3. Divide pasta among four dishes. Carefully transfer fish and vegetables onto pasta, being sure to pour any liquid over the pasta.

Results: Emily sent me this recipe because I had two bags of tilapia sitting in my freezer. (Yay! Only one bag to go now!) This was so simple to make and really delicious. Chris said he thought it looked like it was going to be pretty bland, but agreed that it was tasty. The liquid from the foil packets on the pasta was amazing. And the ONLY dirty dishes were the cutting board and the pasta pot! Gotta love easy clean-ups. Thank you, Emily, for sending this recipe!

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4 thoughts on “Foil Packet Tilapia (aka Emily’s Tilapia)

  1. Yay!!! I’m glad you guys enjoyed it… And your picture looks fabulous!!!

  2. Nice post there. You have a lovely space here. When you have the time, do drop by my space. I just made some lemon and cream spaghetti and would love to hear what you think. See ya!

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