Tilapia Veracruz
Recipe from Family Circle

Hot pepper sauce and tomatoes with jalapeno peppers add heat to this baked fish and vegetable dinner recipe served over white rice.


Tilapia Veracruz

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 mins
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Ingredients
  • 2   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • 1   
    sweet red bell peppers, cored and cut into strips
  • 1   
    sweet yellow bell peppers, cored and cut into strips
  • 1   
    medium-size onion, sliced
  • 1   
    can (14-1/2 ounces) petite-cut diced tomatoes with jalapenos
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    dried oregano
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    hot pepper sauce
  • 4   
    tilapia fillets, about 1-1/2 pounds total
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    each salt and pepper
  • 2   cups 
    hot heat-and-serve white rice
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees . Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add peppers and onion; cook 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and oregano; cook 3 minutes. Stir in hot sauce.
2.
Place fish in prepared dish. Top with pepper mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
3.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, until fish flakes easily with a fork. Spoon fish and pepper mixture onto plates; serve with rice.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 443, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 113, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 32, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 56, sodium (mg) 818, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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