Healthy Baked Tilapia Recipe

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If you are looking for a low carb diet, this tilapia recipe is an excellent choice. For that matter, it’s a healthy choice no matter what diet you follow. The simple garlic and herb mixture flavors the fish perfectly, and the dish takes just minutes to prepare and bake.

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To keep the meal low in carbohydrates, serve the tilapia with mashed cauliflower and this simple broccoli with garlic. Or serve the fish fillets with a rice dish or roasted potatoes and steamed green beans.

This tilapia recipe allows about 4 ounces of cooked fish per person. Double the recipe for larger portions or more dinner guests. A 6-ounce tilapia fillet will yield about 4 to 5 ounces of cooked fish.

Healthy Baked Tilapia Recipe


  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets tilapia
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • ¼ teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning TM, or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt, or to taste
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen cauliflower with broccoli and red pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees F). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Place the tilapia fillets in the bottom of the baking dish and dot with butter. Season with Old Bay seasoning and garlic salt. Top each one with a slice or two of lemon. Arrange the frozen mixed vegetables around the fish, and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Cover the dish and bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until vegetables are tender and fish flakes easily with a fork.

Healthy Baked Tilapia Recipe

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