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

    Instructions

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    Taste Profile

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 569 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 39.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.67%
    • Sodium: 465 mg 19.4%
    • Calcium: 167 mg 16.73%
    • Potassium: 627 mg 17.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 61 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.03%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: g
    • Vitamin A 37.22%
    • Vitamin C 132.95%
    • * 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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