Za’atar-Spiced Tilapia

with Sautéed Vegetables & Tomato Pan Sauce

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    30 min
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    2
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    Nutrition
    Est. 370 calories
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06 Smart Points

A vibrant trio of juicy fresh tomatoes, tart currants, and savory tomato chutney (which itself highlights an Indian-style blend of tamarind, turmeric, and more) is quickly cooked together to marry their flavors, then served over our flaky spiced tilapia.

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Za’atar-Spiced Tilapia with Sautéed Vegetables & Tomato Pan Sauce
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  • 2 Tilapia Fillets
  • 4 oz Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 4 oz Sweet Peppers
  • 2 Tbsps Savory Tomato Chutney
  • 2 Tbsps Dried Currants
  • 2 Tbsps Sliced Roasted Almonds
  • 1 Tbsp Za'atar Seasoning (Ground Sumac, Sesame Seeds, Salt, Ground Thyme, Whole Dried Oregano & Crushed Aleppo Pepper)
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Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Halve the zucchini lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Halve the tomatoes.

Cook the zucchini & peppers:
2 Cook the zucchini & peppers:

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced zucchini in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the quartered peppers and chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Transfer to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

Cook the fish:
3 Cook the fish:

Pat the fish dry with paper towels; season with the za’atar on both sides. In the same pan, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned fish and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until lightly browned and cooked through. Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a plate.

Make the tomato pan sauce & serve your dish:
4 Make the tomato pan sauce & serve your dish:

In the pan of reserved fond, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the tomato chutney (carefully, as the liquid may splatter), currants, and 1/4 cup of water. Cook, stirring frequently and pressing on the tomatoes with the back of a spoon, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked zucchini and peppers topped with the cooked fish and tomato pan sauce. Garnish with the almonds. Enjoy! 

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Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Halve the zucchini lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Halve the tomatoes.

2 Cook the zucchini & peppers:

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced zucchini in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the quartered peppers and chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Transfer to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

Cook the zucchini & peppers:
Cook the fish:
3 Cook the fish:

Pat the fish dry with paper towels; season with the za’atar on both sides. In the same pan, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned fish and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until lightly browned and cooked through. Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a plate.

4 Make the tomato pan sauce & serve your dish:

In the pan of reserved fond, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the tomato chutney (carefully, as the liquid may splatter), currants, and 1/4 cup of water. Cook, stirring frequently and pressing on the tomatoes with the back of a spoon, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked zucchini and peppers topped with the cooked fish and tomato pan sauce. Garnish with the almonds. Enjoy! 

Make the tomato pan sauce & serve your dish: