Thrifty Light Recipe of the day

01/08/2011 12:05 pm · 3 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

Each day we will be posting A Thrifty Light recipe from one of our readers. At the end of the month, one of you will win a $25.00  Gift Card. For all the details click here. Keep those thrifty and healthy recipe tips coming!!!

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Thanks To Heidi  for this Thrifty Light recipe:

Almond Crusted Tilapia (or any firm white fish)


served with Whipped Cauliflower and Asian Salad

5 pieces of Tilapia or any type of firm white fish

3/4 cups of almonds

3 eggs

2Tbls Milk

favorite seasonings

Coarsely chop almonds -I used a food processor

Set aside in a gallon storage bag and add seasonings

Mix 3 eggs and about two tablespoons of milk. Whip with a fork.

Spray 9×13 pan with PAM

Dip a piece of fish in the egg mixture and then coat with nut mixture until all fish are coated. Put fish in greased baking pan.


Bake fish at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until fish is flaky.

I served my fish with Whipped Cauliflower and Asian Fresh Express salad.

Whipped Cauliflower:

Cook one head of cauliflower. When soft, put in mixing bowl and mix with 1/4 of butter.

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3 comments
Kristen
Kristen

Thanks for this! I am always looking for ways to enjoy fish more, and this looks like something I'd really enjoy.

Dawn
Dawn

This sounds yummy!!! I love tilapia. Thanks for posting :)

Heidi
Heidi

I think I must have had a typo in my submission....I don't use a foot processor...lol....I use a food processor when chopping the almonds......Happy Cooking!

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