Tilapia with Olive Salsa tastes so heavenly, you will forget you are eating healthy.  You can have it on the table in less than 20 minutes, yet it is fancy enough to be served at a dinner party or for a special occasion.  Today is the third Tickle My Tastebuds link up!  Make sure you check out our features.  And, we’d love to have you guest host with us!  Fill out the form linked below if you are interested.

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Tilapia with Olive Salsa

Servings 4
Calories 210 kcal
Chef Julia - www.minivandreams.com


  • 1/2 large red onion diced
  • 12 pimento-stuffed olives quartered
  • 2-3 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 2-3 green onions sliced thinly
  • 2-3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2-3 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 4 tilapia fillets approximately 6 ounces each
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In medium nonstick skillet, over medium heat, combine onion and green onions. Saute 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, and olives. Stir and saute an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with dried oregano and dried parsley. Stir to incorporate.
  4. Remove salsa from pan and place in a bowl. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil and stir. Set aside.
  5. Using a paper towel, wipe skillet clean.
  6. Add remaining olive oil to skillet over medium heat.
  7. Add tilapia fillets to skillet. Sprinkle fillets evenly with salt and pepper.
  8. Allow to cook for 3 minutes. While cooking, gently push fillets around skillet a bit to keep from sticking.
  9. Turn the fillets over.
  10. Sprinkle second side with salt and pepper.
  11. Continue cooking for an additional 3 minutes or until desired doneness is achieved.

Recipe Notes

-Time to cook fish depends on thickness of fish fillets.
- Fish should not be overcooked. Fish is done when it flakes easily with a fork.
-Nutrition was calculated with My Fitness Pal's recipe calculator and is provided as guidance only. Please recalculate using your specific ingredients.

Nutrition Facts
Tilapia with Olive Salsa
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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7 Comments on Tilapia with Olive Salsa

  1. A super delicious dish! Joe’s crab shack has nothing on us

  2. I love olives with anything! Not much a a fish eater but I’m trying to get better. This might just be the type of recipe that gets me to eat more fish! Thanks!

  3. Thanks for stopping by! I am off to check out your chicken recipe. Sounds delish.

  4. Thanks for stopping by What’d You Do This Weekend. This salsa looks awesome. Hope to see you on Monday.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Comtessa

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