Tilapia over Spinach, Artichoke Hearts and Chickpeas

This is one of my first very healthy meals of the year. I was cooking like this a bit more in the past, but for some reason, I have slipped back into my old habits again. This dish is one of those cleaning out the freezer dishes. As I cleaned out the bottom basket of my freezer, I found a white box without a label. My son must have gotten a hold of the box a while back and ripped off the label. To my surprise, I found artichoke hearts in the box. Then a bag of spinach in the freezer door, and tilapia fillets all wrapped separately scattered around on the bottom of the basket. I added a few fresh ingredients, the tomatoes and carrots. Then I added some healthy chickpeas. I always make sure I have canned chickpeas or beans in my cupboard. The end result was a very delicious and nutritious meal.



Tilapia over Spinach, Artichoke Hearts and Chickpeas


1-2 fillets of Tilapia per person
The juice of 1 lemon
Steak or Grill Seasoning, I used one with mustard seed and sea salt
1 small package frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted
1 lb frozen package spinach, defrosted
1 can chick peas, rinsed and drained
2 large tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup shredded carrots


Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Add Tilapia to a baking dish. Squeeze lemon juice over fish. Sprinkle with grill seasoning.

Add all vegetables to a separate baking dish. Mix together.

Bake fish and vegetables at 450 degrees until fish is flaky, and vegetables are heated through.

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8 Responses to “Tilapia over Spinach, Artichoke Hearts and Chickpeas”

  1. 1
    ValleyWriter — February 9, 2010 @ 8:52 am

    I’ve been trying to eat more fish lately, but the same ol’ recipes are getting boring. This looks like a great change of pace – sounds so yummy!

  2. 2

    Is tilapia really fatty? I know I’ve heard that somewhere but I’m not so sure. Looks great. I would try to make mine like that. Teehee..

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    Natasha - 5 Star Foodie — February 9, 2010 @ 7:14 pm

    An excellent meal! I like the artichoke hearts and chickpeas here!

  4. 4
    redkathy — February 9, 2010 @ 9:54 pm

    Oh Angie this looks so good, my compliments to you! I can’t wait until fishing season… Fresh fish! I will so be trying your clean out the freezer recipe!

  5. 5
    Bayside — February 10, 2010 @ 2:26 pm

    My wife loves fish….OK so I have bookmarked this website for the recipe and with any luck will be eating this food later this week. Yum!

  6. 6
    Lars Fich — February 10, 2010 @ 4:21 pm

    This one too is quite yummy, I think I need to give it a try its really seeming to be a great dish, thanks for sharing such nice dishes.

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    DMANBURGER — February 10, 2010 @ 7:42 pm

    Tilapia is one of my favorites fish, I love the buttery flavor of it, this recipe looks scrumptious….definately have to take a break from the burgers and try some of your dishes :)

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    luanpa — February 10, 2010 @ 11:58 pm

    Nice food, I want to have a try to it

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