Recipe Details

Lemon Herb Tilapia with Zucchini

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1 tilapia filet and 1/2 cup zucchini

Cooking with aluminum foil (packet cooking) is a quick, easy, and low-fat method.

Name: Amount:
lemon juice 0.50 cup
garlic cloves, minced 3 ea
dried basil 1 tsp
dried tarragon 1 tsp
dried thyme 1 tsp
4-ounce tilapia filets 4 ea
zucchini, thinly sliced length wise 2 small
margarine 1 Tbsp
salt 0.25 tsp
ground black pepper 0.25 tsp

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine lemon juice, garlic, and herbs in a medium bowl. Add fish, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.


Remove fish from marinade (reserve the marinade). Spray a 12 x 12-inch sheet of aluminum foil with cooking spray.


Place 2 filets of fish on the sheet of aluminum foil. Top with half of zucchini. Repeat layering with another layer of fish, then remaining zucchini.


Sprinkle chunks of margarine over the top of fish and drizzle 1/4 cup of the marinade over the top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.


Bring foil sides up on both sides and seal. Place on baking sheet and bake in oven for 20 minutes.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 155
Calories from Fat 50
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 76mg
Sodium 217mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 5g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 3 Very Lean Meat 1/2 Fat 1 Vegetable