Lemon & Garlic Tilapia with Zucchini & Pepper

Lemon & Garlic Tilapia with Zucchini & Pepper


  • 2 tilapia fillets

  • 1/4 small onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced1 small zucchini, julienned

  • 1 small red bell pepper, julienned2 lemons- I juiced, 1 sliced

  • Fresh Parsley

  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. For each fillet, cut a sheet of parchment paper (you can also use aluminum foil) twice the size of the fish fillet.

  3. Lay one fish fillet in the middle of the parchment paper. Layer the 1/2 the onion slices, 1/2 the garlic slices, 1/2 of the zucchini, 1/2 of the red bell pepper, & 1-2 lemon slices on top of the fillet.  Juice 1/2 lemon & drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil & salt & pepper over the fillet & veg.

  4. For the “FOLD”- Take one side of the parchment paper LENGTH-WISE & half it (fold it) over the other side. WIDTH-WISE- Fold in the sides to create a little “package”.

  5. Bake  on a baking sheet for 30 minutes.

  6. Remove the fish from the oven.

  7. Remove or serve in the packet but be careful to avoid the steam when opening.

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