Tilapia Veracruz (Pescado A La Veracruzana): Healthy, Easy, Delicious


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper thinly sliced
  • 3/4 C. white onion thinly sliced
  • 2 14 oz. cans diced tomatoes w/ jalapeños
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 3-4 dashes tabasco sauce
  • 3-4 tilapia fillets
  • Dash salt & pepper


  • Mise en place. Pre-heat oven to 350°. Coat glass baking dish with non-stick spray (or grease with butter). Place fish in prepared dish. Dash with salt & pepper.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pepper and onions. Cook 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and oregano. Cook 3 minutes. Stir in hot sauce.
  • Place vegetable mixture over prepared fish.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Serve with rice if desired. (Yellow best; brown and white also an option).