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Last Updated on June 24, 2019 by Ellen Christian
This is one of my favorite Paleo fish recipes! Did you ever get really tired of cooking? Some weeks, it feels like I make the same meals over and over again. No one complains, but I really feel like I’m in a rut. I want to do something different because I have found myself really tempted to run out for takeout when faced with another uninspired dinner. Because we buy half a cow at a time to get local grass-fed beef, I feel like we eat way too much red meat. The one thing that we don’t eat very often is fish and that is honestly because I’m not really sure how to cook it.
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Paleo Fish Recipes
Since I’m trying really hard to make as many paleo recipes for my family as I can, I knew I needed to find some easy and delicious paleo fish recipes. Paleo fish recipes can be a challenge for me because I am most used to breading fish and baking or frying it. No grains makes breading a bit of a challenge for me. I decided to make a Pesto Tilapia recipe for dinner. I’ve enjoyed Pesto Chicken before so I just took the basic idea for Pesto Chicken and turned it into Pesto Tilapia. The results were amazing and we all really loved it.
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5 minPrep Time
20 minCook Time
25 minTotal Time
- 4 or 5 tilapia filets
- 1/2 cup of pesto sauce (homemade is best)
- Preheat the oven to 400F.
- Place the tilapia filets on parchment paper.
- Spread with pesto sauce.
- Bake 15 - 20 minutes or until done.
It’s very easy to make your own pesto. Many of the store-bought pestos have ingredients that are not paleo so check the label carefully. This is my homemade pesto recipe. What are your favorite Paleo fish recipes? I’d love to try something new. If you enjoy Paleo food, you may want to try my Paleo clam chowder recipe or my Paleo pumpkin bars for dessert.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes that it doesn’t have to be difficult to lead a healthy life. She shares simple healthy living tips to show busy women how to lead fulfilling lives. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.