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Tilapia with Spinach and Lemon Vinaigrette - Recipe

Tilapia is a fresh water fish that has a mild flavor that works well with the lemon vinaigrette. This meal comes together very easily and is perfect for the busy family.
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Tilapia with Spinach and Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe
  • Place olive oil in a skillet, heat to medium, add diced onion and saute for three minutes.
  • Add spinach, stirring to combine.
  • Saute three minutes.
  • Add beans, mix to warm through.
  • Salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  • Brush both sides of the fish with olive oil.
  • Place on a medium heat grill on a grill rack.
  • Grill for approximately 3 minutes each side.
  • This fish cooks very quick because it is not very thick.
  • Remove from grill and set aside.
  • Whisk together lemon juice, parsley, thyme, garlic and lemon zest.
  • Slowly whisk in the oil until it is emulsified.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • To serve, platter up the spinach mixture on a large platter.
  • Top with grilled fish and then pour the vinaigrette over the fish. You may not need to use all of the vinaigrette. Serve with a warm crusty bread.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Container: grill, medium skillet
Servings: 4
-5 tablespoons olive oil plus more to brush fish
-1 package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
-1/2 onion - diced
-1 can white beans
- salt and pepper to taste
-4 filets tilapia
-1/4 cup lemon juice
-1/4 cup fresh parsley - chopped
-2 cloves garlic - chopped
-2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
- salt and pepper to taste
-1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme - chopped fine
-1/3 cup olive oil