Mediterranean Style Baked Tilapia

A quick, easy, and healthy fish recipe with olives and tomatoes that's perfect for a weeknight dinner, and fancy enough for a dinner party!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 355 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil , divided
  • 2 pints (about 4 cups) grape tomatoes, halved
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 4 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup STAR Lemon-Stuffed Green Olives , chopped
  • 4 (16 ounces) Tilapia Fillets, fresh or frozen (If frozen, thaw before cooking)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Feta Cheese , optional
  • chopped fresh parsley , for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Heat 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add tomatoes; season with salt and pepper, and stirring occasionally, cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender.
  5. Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 1 more minute, or until fragrant.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add oregano and chopped olives; mix to combine.
  8. Transfer tomato mixture to previously prepared baking dish. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
  9. Season Tilapia with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  10. Arrange Tilapia over tomatoes, in one single layer.
  11. Drizzle with remaining olive oil.
  12. Bake, uncovered, for 22 to 25 minutes, or until fish is completely done.
  13. Remove from oven.
  14. Sprinkle with feta cheese.
  15. Garnish with parsley.
  16. Serve.

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Style Baked Tilapia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 765mg 32%
Potassium 1100mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 38g 76%
Vitamin A 43.1%
Vitamin C 40.4%
Calcium 13.5%
Iron 11.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.