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Keto Pesto Tilapia

by Jessica

Grant and I like fish,but sometimes coming up with different ways of eating it gets hard, here is a way I randomly came up with while combing the fridge. I hope you enjoy it! It was very delicious, Grant said he felt like he was eating chicken so I am sure it would be great on chicken if you don’t like fish.

DSC_3988Start with your tilapia filets and put on a greased baking dish or greased foil.


Salt and pepper those puppies then bake until cooked. I baked them at 350F for 20 mins.


While the fish is cooking lets start the sauce by gathering your ingredients; I love the classico pesto so that is what I used, but  you could always make your own.


Chop the onion, my onion was bigger than I was intending, so I only used half of the onion.

DSC_3994I used 2 Tablespoons of butter, but you can use any fat you want.

DSC_3995Add the onions.

DSC_3996Add the garlic to a pan.

DSC_3997Mix up and cook until the onions are transparent.

DSC_3998Add pesto, I added 1/4 cup since that was the serving size on the jar.

DSC_3999Mix well and let it start heating everything up.


Add as much whipping cream as you want, I just splashed some in and kept adding more,but I am going to estimate I added around half a cup.

DSC_4002Mix up well and add whatever types of cheese you want;I mainly had mozzarella so that is what I added, but parmesan would be amazing if added.

DSC_4003Mix up, taste and see if it is missing salt or pepper, and then set it to low until the fish is done.

DSC_4004Once the fish is done, top the fillets with the sauce.


The recipe above covered four fillets;I considered two fillets covered in sauce as one serving size.

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I hope this helps from myfitnesspal. I hope you enjoy this recipe! We liked it, and I will be making it again soon.

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