Baked Tilapia with Watermelon Salsa Recipe | Fit Pregnancy

Baked Tilapia with Watermelon Salsa

Both watermelon and tilapia offer important pregnancy benefits

Baked Tilapia with Watermelon Salsa
This Recipe:
Skill Level:
Serves: 6
Start to Finish: 35 min
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 15 min

Nonstick cooking spray
6 4-ounce tilapia fillets
1/4 cup lime juice
2 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced

For Salsa:
2 cups seedless watermelon, diced
1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1 14.5-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 orange bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup white onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh Cubanelle pepper, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 teaspoons olive oil


Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 10-by-13-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place fillets in dish, flat-side down. Sprinkle with lime juice and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and bake for 15 minutes.
While the fish bakes, combine the salsa ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing gently. When fish is cooked, top each fillet with 2/3 cup watermelon salsa. Serve over saffron rice, if desired.