Tilapia with Olives, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes Recipe

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Carter Côté Modified: March 23, 2022
Tilapia with Olives, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes Recipe

How To Make Tilapia with Olives, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes

Rich in oregano tones, this super easy tilapia with olives serves a mouthwatering dish. Tilapia fillets are simmered with tomatoes and mushrooms.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1small onion,sliced lengthwise, ¼-inch slices
  • 1clovegarlic,(1 tsp) minced
  • 14ozcrushed tomatoes,(1 can) undrained
  • 1cupcremini mushrooms,sliced, or button
  • ¾cupgreen pimento-stuffed olives,coarsely chopped
  • 1tbspfresh oregano,chopped or ½ tsp dried oregano, crushed
  • ¼tspsalt
  • tspfreshly ground pepper
  • 4tilapia fillets,(6 to 8 oz each)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and cook for about 5 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute more.

  2. Add the canned tomatoes and their juices. Add the sliced mushrooms, chopped olives, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer.

  3. Lay the fish fillets gently on top of the onion-tomato olive mixture and spread a little sauce over the fish. Return to a simmer. Lower the heat to low and cover the pan. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until the fish easily flakes when tested with a fork.

  4. Use a wide spatula to lift the fillets from the pan to a serving plate. Spoon sauce over fish.

  5. Serve with rice or crusty bread. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 217.04kcal
  • Fat: 8.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.20g
  • Fiber: 3.48g
  • Sugar: 5.52g
  • Protein: 25.99g
  • Cholesterol: 58.00mg
  • Sodium: 577.84mg
  • Calcium: 89.31mg
  • Potassium: 779.78mg
  • Iron: 3.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 16.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.90mg
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