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One Pan Risotto with Garlic Herb Tilapia - Delicious, garlicky Tilapia set over a flavorful bed of rice and baked to a creamy perfection!

One Pan Risotto with Garlic Herb Tilapia

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WW Freestyle: 12
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Risotto with Garlic Herb Tilapia is a delicious, garlicky tilapia fillets set over a flavorful bed of rice, and all baked to a creamy perfection!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4
Calories: 1566
Author: Katerina | Diethood



  • 4 fillets Tilapia
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste


  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1-1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Rinse the fillets and pat dry with paper towels; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, butter, garlic, Italian Seasoning, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Rub the herb mixture over each fillet and set the fish aside.
  • Over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large non-stick skillet that is also oven-safe.
  • Add chopped onions to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes; stir in garlic and continue to cook for about 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in rice, rosemary, and paprika; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add vegetable broth, milk, salt and pepper; stir to combine.
  • Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook for 4 minutes.
  • Arrange prepared Tilapia over rice and continue to cook for 4 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat; cover with a lid and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and continue to cook for 5 more minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
One Pan Risotto with Garlic Herb Tilapia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1566 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 375mg125%
Sodium 3388mg141%
Potassium 2800mg80%
Carbohydrates 121g40%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 154g308%
Vitamin A 3829IU77%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
Calcium 435mg44%
Iron 10mg56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: tilapia fish recipe