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overhead view of a white skillet containing tilapia in a tomato sauce

3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet

This 3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet with diced tomatoes and onions is a quick, easy, healthy, and delicious dinner. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword 3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet Recipe, dinner, gluten-free, healthy, low-carb, paleo, whole30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 254kcal


  • 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


  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion to the skillet. Sauté for 5 minutes until tender.
  • Add diced tomatoes, tilapia fillets, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover the skillet and cook for about 7-10 minutes until the tilapia is cooked through.
  • Top with fresh parsley before serving.



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Serving: 1/3 | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 335mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g