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roasted tilapia with veggies and lemon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Leslie Speed Dutton
Franklin, TX

Tilapia is a white fish that does't have the "fishy" taste or smell. This fish is very veritable and can be used as a substitute for most fish recipes. This is one reason that my family and friends like this fish.

(1 rating)
yield 4 persons
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For roasted tilapia with veggies and lemon

  • 1 lb
    small baby red potatoes, cut in half
  • 1 lg
    lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb
    baby carrots
  • 8 sprig
    fresh thyme
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    pitted kalmatta or black olives
  • 4
    6 oz. skinless, fresh tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 tsp
    sweet paprika
  • kosher salt & black pepper

How To Make roasted tilapia with veggies and lemon

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400° F. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss the potatoes, carrots, lemon, thyme, 2 tablespoons oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer.
  • 2
    Roast, tossing once, until the potatoes and carrots begin to soften, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Toss the olives with the potato mixture; nestle the fish in it. Drizzle the fish with the remaining oil and season with paprika and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Continue to roast until the potatoes are golden brown and crisp and the fish is opaque throughout, 12 to 15 minutes.

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