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Roasted Greek Tilapia with Garlic Tahini Sauce
and cucumber, tomato, and olive salad

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min
This Greek-inspired meal features a lightly seasoned fish topped with a bold, lemony, tahini-based sauce. Enjoy it with spinach salad that is tossed with cucumbers, tomatoes, and olives.


Roasted Greek Tilapia:
  • Oregano, dried - 1 tsp
  • Paprika - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Tilapia - 1 1/2 lbs
  • Oil, olive - 1 Tbsp
  • Lemons - 1 , wedges
Garlic Tahini Sauce:
  • Garlic - 2 cloves , chopped
  • Mint - 6 leaves , finely chopped
  • Tahini - 1/4 cup
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Cucumber, Tomato, and Olive Salad:
  • Onions, medium red - 1/4 , diced
  • Tomatoes, cherry or grape - 1 1/2 cups , halved
  • Cucumbers - 12 oz , diced
  • Olives, any pre-sliced variety - 1 cup
  • Vinegar, red or white wine - 2 tsp
  • Oil, olive - 2 tsp
  • Baby spinach - 5 oz


  1. Make seasoning for fish - (If prepping right before cooking, get oven heating before continuing with prep.) Combine oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Onions / Garlic - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Mint - Chop mint. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  4. Make garlic tahini sauce - Combine garlic, mint, tahini, and lemon juice. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  5. Fish - Rinse and pat dry. Place in a baking dish and drizzle olive oil (portion for tilapia) over top. Sprinkle seasoning over fish.
  6. Lemons / Tomatoes / Cucumbers - Prep as directed. Store lemon wedges in one container. Combine tomatoes and cucumbers in another container.
  7. Make salad - Combine tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, onions, vinegar, and olive oil (portion for salad). Season with some salt and pepper.

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  1. Heat oven to 425F / 218C.
  2. Transfer baking dish with fish to heated oven. Bake until fish flakes easily with a fork, 10 to 15 minutes (depending on thickness).
  3. When fish is nearly finished cooking, whisk sauce. Taste sauce and add some more lemon juice, salt, or pepper.
  4. Toss cucumber and tomato mixture (including any liquid that has accumulated - this will serve as dressing for the salad) with baby spinach.
  5. Squeeze half the lemon wedges over the fish. Serve fish with sauce on top and salad and extra lemon wedges on the side. Enjoy!



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