Main Dishes

Macadamia-Crusted Tilapia

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I really love a light, not-fishy-tasting fish, and tilapia is just that. This version is "breaded" with finely-chopped delectable Macadamia nuts and then served with fresh pineapple/red pepper salsa. It's summer on a plate, though I'm sure I'll still yearn for it come Fall. We baked ours as per the recipe's instructions, but I'm sure you could grill it in foil, if that's the method you prefer. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

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2 eggs
1/8 t. cayenne pepper
1 c. all-purpose flour
1 3/4 c. macadamia nuts, finely chopped
4 tilapia fillets (6 oz. each)
1 T. butter, melted (you can omit this if you want it to be more healthy)

PINEAPPLE SALSA

1 c. cubed fresh pineapple (can also used canned)
1/4 c. chopped sweet red pepper
3 T. thinly sliced green onions
2 T. sugar
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 T. lime juice
1/2 t. minced fresh gingerroot (I left this out)
2 T. minced fresh cilantro
In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs and cayenne. Place the flour and macadamia nuts in separate shallow bowls. Coat tilapia with flour, then dip in egg mixture and coat with nuts. Place on a greased...
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Nutritions

Calories
2182

Sodium
176mg
7% DV

Fat
181g
278% DV

Protein
63g
126% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
17g
68% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV