The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Lemon Tilapia with Cucumber and Feta Quinoa

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

2
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A simple and quick weeknight dinner packed with lean proteins!

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Quinoa, Rinsed
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2  Fillets Tilapia, Rinsed
  • 1  Lemon, Divided
  • 2-½ teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Divided
  • ½ cups Cucumber, Peeled And Diced
  • ¼ cups Feta Cheese, Crumbled
  • Salt And Pepper

Preparation

In a small saucepan, bring quinoa and water to a boil. After the water begins to boil, reduce to a simmer and cover, allowing quinoa to absorb all water (about 10–15 minutes).

Season the tilapia fillets with salt, pepper, and juice from half of the lemon. Coat the bottom of a frying pan with 1 ½ teaspoon of the olive oil and sauté the tilapia over medium heat until the fish is opaque throughout and flakes easily (about 4 minutes on each side).

When the quinoa has absorbed all of the water, use a fork to fluff the quinoa and stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon of olive oil, cucumber, feta, and juice from the remaining ½ lemon. Salt and pepper to taste.

Serve quinoa immediately with the fish.

Adapted from Martha Stewart.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Spicy New Orleans Shrimp
Profile Photo by Karyl Henry in Main Courses
Large shrimp baked in a bold and flavorful marinade will make...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Easy Salmon Burgers
Profile Photo by SpoonOf in Main Courses
Sometimes I just want something more interesting, something I have never...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Tuna Cakes with Fresh Tomato Salsa
Profile Photo by Karyl Henry in Main Courses
Crispy, golden cakes topped with a light and flavorful salsa. Perfect...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Salmon in Puff Pastry
Profile Photo by Amy McCauley in Main Courses
One of my favorite dishes to entertain with is this salmon...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Sweet and Sour Salmon with Quinoa Salad
Profile Photo by SpoonOf in Main Courses
The best combination you can ever think of: protein, fat, and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 1 Level: Intermediate