Grilled Tomato-Basil Tilapia {Foil Packs}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 to 20 minutes
The fresh tomato and basil on this fish is simply the best!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - tilapia fillets
  • 4 - tsp olive oil
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - oz. cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bunch - fresh basil
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • Side: - salad**
  • - Foil
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Halve all the cherry tomatoes. Chiffonade the basil.
  3. Place each tilapia fillet on a piece of foil large enough to wrap around the fillet. To each fillet, add 1 tsp olive oil, salt and pepper. Evenly divide the halved tomatoes and basil into each foil pack. Wrap the foil up into packs.
  4. Grill around 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tilapia is cooked through. Cooking time may vary, depending on thickness of the tilapia and heat of the grill.
  5. Warm the dinner rolls.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Grilled Tomato-Basil Tilapia with dinner rolls and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Halve all 16 oz. of cherry tomatoes. Chiffonade 2 bunches of basil.
  2. Set up 8 large pieces of foil.

To each piece of foil, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 tilapia fillet
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Halved cherry tomatoes, evenly divided among the packs
  • Basil shreds, evenly divided among the packs

Wrap foil tightly around the tilapia and veggies. Place foil packs into a gallon-size plastic freezer baggie. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw completely in the fridge before grilling as directed.

Special notes

Serve with cauli-rice for Paleo meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides like rice or cauli-rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Grilled Tomato-Basil Tilapia {Foil Packs}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw tilapia and veggies completely before adding foil packs to the grill and grilling for 20 minutes, or until tilapia is cooked through.
Serve with dinner rolls and salad.