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{copycat} Carino's Jalapeno Garlic Tilapia

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When we go out to eat my hubby has a few tried and true dishes he eats at every restaurant. Him picky?? Nah! Neither are the kids…yeah right! At Carino’s we both LOVE the Jalapeño Garlic Tilapia, but going out to eat with four kids is woohee expensive plus it’s just more headache than it’s worth. A while back hubby decided he would give it a try to make the dish at home, then he got tired of me begging for him to make it every week :D so I came up with my own version, which not to toot my own ho

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4-5 Tilapia fillets
seasoning( I use lemon pepper and usually a garlic herb mixture, but you could use what you like/have on hand)
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 box of spaghetti (or any pasta will do)
6 garlic cloves finely chopped
1/4 cup Jalapeño chopped finely (I just use pickled jalapeños out of a jar but you could use fresh(just use less) also I chop some up for hubby and I to sprinkle on top for extra spice.)
1 9oz bag fresh spinach
1-2 sticks of butter
1/2-1 1/2 cup of milk or heavy cream (depends on how much sauce you want, if you like a lot of sauce add more milk/cream.)
Season both sides of the Tilapia, cover and refrigerate. Rinse spinach and set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking chop up garlic and jalapeños. In a large frying pan...
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Nutritions

Calories
462

Sodium
84mg
3% DV

Fat
40g
63% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV