Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce
This Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce is absolutely scrumptious, elegant and worthy of a special occasion. You won’t believe how easy it is to make it!¬†
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 1lb tilapia fillets
  • 3tsp butter
  • 1medium onion, diced
  • 2 garlic clove
  • 6oz roasted peppers, chopped(see note)
  • 6oz roasted peppers, pureed(see note)
  • 3/4cup heavy cream
  • 1/2cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • chopped parsley to garnish
  1. Melt 2 tbsp. of butter in a large, non-stick skillet and fry the fish for 3-4 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  2. Season the fish with salt and pepper, remove from the skillet and set aside. To the same pan, add the remaining 1 tbsp of butter and onion and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, chopped and pureed roasted peppers and keep cooking for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add heavy cream and Parmesan cheese. Turn off the heat, stir, and taste if the sauce needs more salt.
  5. Return the dish to the pan and cover with sauce.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: Home-baked and store-bought roasted peppers will work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 346 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Potassium 139mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 43%
Vitamin C 137%
Calcium 17%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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