Skillet Tilapia With Black Beans and Kale

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skillet tilapia


Packed with protein, fiber and other nutrients, this tilapia dish offers numerous health benefits for such a low-calorie meal.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
1 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
Salt (to taste)
1 cup chopped kale leaves
1⁄2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
Two 5-ounch tilapia fillets
For garnish: paprika and 2 lemon wedges


  1. In a skillet, combine the oil, onion, fennel and salt (to taste). Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the kale and stir to coat with seasonings. Cook until kale starts to wilt, about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in beans. Set tilapia on the mixture. Dust lightly with paprika. Cover and cook until tilapia is done, about 10 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.