BAKED TILAPIA WITH BLACK BEANS
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- 2 Tilapia fillets
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 15 oz. can black beans, with most liquid drained
- 1 15 oz. can Mexican recipe stewed tomatoes
- 2 handfuls chopped cilantro
- 1 c. crushed tortilla chips
- 2 tbsp. melted butter
Marinate Tilapia fillets in lime juice for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350° F.
In shallow 1 1/2 qt. baking dish mix together drained black beans, stewed tomatoes and 1 handful of chopped cilantro.
Remove fish from lime juice, blend lime juice into bean mixture and top with fillets. Mix together 1 c. crushed tortilla chips and 2 Tbsp. melted butter until tortilla chips are moist. Mix in 1 handful chopped cilantro and press gently onto top of fillets.
Bake approximately 40 minutes or until fish flakes easily, then broil until topping is golden brown.
Choose low, or no sodium options when shopping for the tortilla chips and canned goods. Substitute coconut oil for the butter, use low sodium mild Rotel® Tomatoes with green chiles in place of the Mexican stewed variety to increase the “healthy factor.” I would also cut back on the cilantro and use parsley, just because I don’t really like cilantro.
The original recipe isn’t clear, but it looks like this serves 4.
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