Basil Tomato Tilapia Packets

Serve crusty Italian or French bread with these fresh tasting packets to soak up all of the yummy juices.

Hands-on Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 30 min. | Serves: 4 | Difficulty: Easy

  • 4 (4-6 oz.) tilapia filets
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp. dry Italian seasoning
  • 2 large Roma tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil leaves, torn
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Cut four 18”x12” pieces of heavy-duty foil; spray with cooking spray. Place filet in center of each piece.
  2. In small bowl, mix olive oil, garlic and Italian seasoning. Spread about half over filets; turn filets over and spread with remaining mixture. Top with tomato.
  3. Bring short sides of foil up over fish and seal, using double fold seals. Seal edges and allowing room for heat expansion.
  4. Place packets on grill seam sides up. Cook 18-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, rotating packets for more even cooking. Carefully unfold packets to serve; sprinkle with basil.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 190, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 9g (14% DV), Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 65mg (22% DV), Sodium 70mg (3% DV), Carbohydrates 2g (1% DV), Dietary Fiber 0g (0% DV), Sugars < 1g, Protein 26g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%

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