Baked Parmesan Tilapia with Crisp Tender Spinach

Baked Parmesan Tilapia with Crisp Tender Spinach

Makes: 3 servings

Carbs per Serving: 0.67 grams

Protein per Serving: 29.67 grams

Fat per Serving: 8 grams

 

Ingredients:

         3 tilapia fillets

         ¾cup grated Parmesan cheese

         3 Tbsp almond flour

         3 Tbsp olive oil

         2¼cups spinach

         1½Tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley

         2/3 tsp garlic powder

         1½tsp paprika

         1/3 tsp sea salt

         1/6 tsp freshly ground black pepper

 

Instructions:

  • Set the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminium foil and set aside.
  • Combine the almond flour, paprika, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
  • Rinse the tilapia fillets, then blot dry with paper towels. Lightly drizzle with 1½Tbsp olive oil, rubbing well. Coat the fillets with the parmesan mixture, pressing in to adhere well.
  • Arrange the fillets on the prepared baking sheet, then bake for 15 minutes in the oven.
  • Meanwhile, place a skillet over medium high flame and heat through.
  • Once hot, add the olive oil and swirl to coat.
  • Stir in the spinach and sautéfor 6 minutes, or until tender.
  • Season with garlic powder, then sauté. Cover the skillet and reduce to medium low flame. Cook for 2 minutes. Spread the spinach on a serving platter.
  • Carefully remove the fillets from the oven and arrange on top of the bed of spinach. Top with parsley, then serve right away.