Tilapia with Olives, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes Recipe

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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