Baked Tilapia with Caramelized Onion Lentils

Baked Tilapia with Caramelized Onion Lentils

Baked Tilapia with Caramelized Onion Lentils recipe is a quick 30 minute cozy meal topped with crispy kale and perfect for a dinner party or weeknight meal.

You are just going to love this Baked Tilapia with Caramelized Onion Lentils recipe because the fish is delicately flaky with a little Louisiana spice and lemon. The lentils are mixed with caramelized onions, tomatoes and cumin and are filled with layers of flavors. We finished off the dish with a little quick fried kale to give the dish a little crunch and texture.

Ingredients

  • Stove-Top Lentils
  • lentils (dals) - 1 cup (we used brown lentils)
  • water - 2-3 cups (start out with 2 cups of water and add more water as needed to keep the lentils submerged in water during cooking process)
  • bay leaf - 1 whole leaf
  • olive oil - 1 tablespoon
  • onion - 1 small chopped
  • cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
  • garlic powder - 1 teaspoon
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • tomatoes - 1 cup chopped (we used cherry tomatoes)
  • cilantro (coriander) - 1/4 cup chopped roughly
  • Fried Kale
  • olive oil - enough to cover the bottom of a small frying pan or pot
  • kale - 2 cups chopped (washed and dried well)
  • salt - to taste
  • Louisiana Cajun Tilapia
  • olive oil spray - to cover the bottom of your baking sheet
  • tilapia fish - 4 fillets (or any light fish of choice)
  • olive oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Louisiana cajun seasoning - 1 teaspoon (or to taste)
  • cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
  • garlic powder - 1 teaspoon
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • lemon juice - juice of a lemon (extra to garnish)
Read the whole recipe on Bam's Kitchen