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Chuck's Cheesy Tilapia


7 Servings14 Servings28 Servings
Tilapia, fresh or frozen1 lb2 lb4 lb
Lemon juice1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Basil0.125 tsp0.25 tsp0.5 tsp
Black pepper0.125 tsp0.25 tsp0.5 tsp
Parmesan cheese2 Tbsp4 Tbsp8 Tbsp
Margarine (trans fat free)1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Cooking spray- - -


  1. 1. Coat a broiling pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2. Mix together margarine, lemon juice, pepper, basil and parmesan cheese. Set aside.
  3. 3. Space fillets equally apart on broiler pan.
  4. 4. Broil fish fillets about 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  5. 5. Top with cheese mixture and cook about 2 minutes more or until coating is browned.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1-1/2 oz (68g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 From Fat 7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sat. Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carb 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Tilapia is a white fish that can take on many flavors. Try different spices and herbs such as cumin, paprika or basil for a new taste.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Meat/Meat Alternate