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3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet

Yield: 3 people
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
This 3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet with diced tomatoes and onions is a quick, easy, healthy, and delicious dinner. 
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4.04 from 28 votes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ medium white onion — sliced
  • 1 can (500ml) — diced tomatoes (with the liquid)
  • 2 fresh tilapia filets
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • Fresh parsley for garnishing — optional
  • Green olives for garnishing — optional


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion to the skillet. Sauté for 5 minutes until tender.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, tilapia fillets, salt, and pepper.
  4. Cover the skillet and cook for about 7-10 minutes until the tilapia is cooked through.
  5. Top with fresh parsley before serving.

Recipe Notes

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: 3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet Recipe, dinner, gluten-free, healthy, low-carb, paleo, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/3) — Calories: 254, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 335mg, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 13g

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