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Tilapia with Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amaris Ramirez
Added: Friday, February 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pesto:

2 bunches of fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 package Ricotta cheese

Fish Dish:

4-6 pieces tilapia
pesto sauce (from above recipe)
1-2 large ripe tomatoes, 1/2 inch sliced

Directions:
Directions:
Pesto:

In a blender, combine all ingredients and puree. Continue to add more olive oil if sauce is too dry for your preference. Keep in mind you want the pesto sauce to be more on the thicker side.

Fish:

Arrange fish in a baking dish or pan. Spoon pesto sauce over each fillet of fish. Place a 1-2 slice (s) of tomato on top of each fillet.
Bake at 350F for 20-30 minutes or until fish is cooked throughout. Additionally, you can place a slice of bocconcini or mozzarella cheese on top of the tomato, if desired.

 

 

 

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