Baked Tilapia with Roasted Zuccini, Penne, & White Wine Cream Sauce

Jennifer Rowan

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@prettypen422

Tilapia is a very mild, versatile fish. Here is a quick, easy recipe that's delicious for a weeknight meal.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2
tilapia fillets
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
2
zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
pepper
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1 tsp
cornmeal (white or yellow)
4 Tbsp
butter, divided
2 Tbsp
flour
1/4 c
lemon juice
3/4 c
dry white wine
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1 Tbsp
milk or cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line a small rimmed baking sheet with foil and drizzle with olive oil.
2
Place tilapia fillets on baking sheet and arrange zucchini slices around the fish in a single layer.
3
Drizzle remaining olive oil and lemon juice over fish and zucchini. Season with pepper, paprika, Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder. Sprinkle fish lightly with cornmeal.
4
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 minutes or until zucchini is tender and fish is opaque through and flaky.
5
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
6
In a small saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter. Add 2 tablespoons of flour, stir to combine. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until cooked and smooth (this is a roux).
7
Add wine and lemon juice to pan, stir to combine, and bring quickly to a boil. Add thyme, and continue to boil until sauce is thick and coats a spoon. Stir in a tablespoon of milk or cream.
8
Off heat, stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, one at a time, adding the second tablespoon just as the first is almost melted.
9
Serve fish and zucchini over pasta and top with sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Roasts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy