Fish and pasta are like two peas in a pod, but sometimes picking the right fish for the job can be difficult. Thanks to its mild taste, Tilapia makes your decision easy, acting as the perfect pairing for an assortment of pastas and sauces. Adding Fresh Tilapia from Mexico and Honduras or Frozen Tilapia from Giant Eagle, HEB or Schwans will not only enrich the overall taste of your meal, but also provide much-needed protein to your diet. Long gone are the days where you scratch your head over adding chicken or shrimp to a pasta without knowing how it will end up. We’ve rounded up six recipes for you to try next time you’re craving some pasta.
Pan-Seared Lemon Tilapia with Parmesan Pasta
If you’re looking for a light, cheesy and citrusy meal, look no further than this recipes. With a fresh fillet lightly seasoned with lemon juice and minimal other ingredients, not only is the entire meal easy to make, it’s also extremely delicious!
Try the recipe: Pan-Seared Lemon Tilapia with Parmesan Pasta from AllRecipes.
Spicy Pasta with Tilapia
Fresh, easy to prepare while being light and delicious? That’s what the commenters on this recipe had to say about their cooking and eating experience with this dish. This spicy, restaurant-quality dish promises to take your taste buds on an adventure.
Try the recipe: Spicy Pasta with Tilapia from Food Network.
Tilapia and Tomato Pasta
If you or someone in your family isn’t 100% sold on fish just yet, this recipe is the perfect introduction. It’s a great way to include this mild fish into your diet as well as enjoy a healthy, family-friendly meal. Buon Appetito!
Try the recipe: Tilapia and Tomato Pasta from Better Homes and Gardens.
Tilapia Mediterranean Over Angel Hair Pasta
This is another tomato-based recipe, but instead of masking the taste of Tilapia, it uses it to its advantage. In fact, it’s the richness of tomato and flakiness of the fish really bring the whole meal together seamlessly. With the addition of cheese and citrus, you’ll definitely be adding this recipe to your list of favorites.
Try the recipe: Tilapia Mediterranean Over Angel Hair Pasta from Genius Kitchen.
Creamy Tilapia Pasta
If you’re looking for something a little more creamy, give this recipe a try. With a serving size of four and a relatively short prep time of 30 minutes, this is a perfect weekday dinner for the family. The hints of citrus and spice are balanced out by the butter and cream, allowing the flavors to complement one another rather than overwhelm you.
Try the recipe: Creamy Tilapia Pasta from Just a Pinch.
Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce and Angel Hair Fresca
We all know Tilapia and citrus go hand in hand. This recipe capitalizes on that and creates a unique and delicious pasta topped with a tasty and flavorful Tilapia fillet that will make even the pickiest of eaters happy.
Try the recipe: Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce and Angel Hair Fresca from Publix.
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