Tilapia Veracruz with Saffron Rice
Tilapia Veracruz with Saffron Rice
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Salty Castellano olives and a dash of cinnamon create irresistible flavor in this classic Tilapia Veracruz recipe. Pair it with fragrant turmeric-saffron rice for an easy and complete meal!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups long grain rice
    • 8 saffron threads
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 jalapeno, minced
    • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 6 scallions, sliced
    • 2 (14-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes
    • Zest of 1 lime
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 4 Tilapia fillets
    • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves
    • 1/2 cup chopped Castellano olives

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 315 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 22.96%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 14 mg 4.73%
    • Sodium: 50 mg 2.07%
    • Calcium: 114 mg 11.36%
    • Potassium: 337 mg 9.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 35 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.57%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.43%
    • Vitamin C 62.38%
    • Vitamin D 3.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
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    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq