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Roasted Za’atar Tilapia with Pickled Cucumbers…It may sound fancy, but this healthy dinner takes less than 30 minutes to make and is very affordable! 182 calories and 2 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
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Roasted Za'atar Tilapia Recipe with Pickled Cucumbers

This inexpensive, delicious and healthy tilapia recipe is made better with a sprinkle of za’atar and a dose of quick pickled cucumbers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Clean Eating, Seafood Recipes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 182.2kcal


The Pickled Cucumbers:

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 cup thinly sliced English cucumber peel on

The Fish:

  • 4 3 ounces each tilapia fillets
  • 6 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons za'atar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


The Pickled Cucumbers:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the rice vinegar, honey and salt. Add the cucumbers and toss to coat with the vinegar sauce. Let sit while the fish cooks.

The Fish:

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Rub each tilapia fillet with 1 ½ teaspoon olive oil, then sprinkle 1 teaspoon of za’atar on each fillet, coating both sides). Season with salt.
  • Place the tilapia in the prepared baking dish. Cook until the tilapia is just cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve with the pickled cucumbers.


Weight Watchers Points: 2 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 5 (Points+)


Serving: 1Fillet + ¼ Cup Cucumbers | Calories: 182.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.8g | Protein: 24.3g | Fat: 8.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 296.7mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 1.5g