About this recipe:This is a light and delicate dish, that's perfect anytime of the week. Talipia is spread with a tomato-olive oil paste, then baked with onions and green peppers, before being dotted with butter and grilled.
175ml extra-virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons tomato puree
1 teaspoon garlic granules
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 (115g) fillets tilapia
1 large onion, sliced
1 green pepper, thinly sliced
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:20min › Ready in:40min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Coat bottom of a medium baking dish with 4 tablespoons olive oil.
In a small bowl, blend remaining olive oil, tomato puree, garlic granules, oregano, salt and pepper.
Arrange tilapia fillets in the prepared baking dish, skin side up. With a spatula, spread the olive oil and tomato puree mixture over the tilapia, heaping the majority in the centres of the fillets. Arrange onion and green pepper slices on and around the fillets.
Bake in preheated oven 15 minutes, until fish is easily flaked with a fork. Remove from heat, top each fillet with 1/4 of the butter and grill for 5 to 7 minutes, until butter is melted and lightly brown.