Basil Tomato Tilapia Packets

Serve crusty Italian or French bread with these fresh tasting packets to soak up all the yummy juices.

Serves: 4Prep: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 (4-6 oz.) tilapia filets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
  • 2 large Roma tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, torn


  • Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Cut four 18”x12” pieces of heavy-duty foil; spray with cooking spray. Place filet in center of each piece.
  • In small bowl, mix olive oil, garlic and Italian seasoning. Spread about half over filets; turn filets over and spread with remaining mixture. Top with tomato.
  • Bring short sides of foil up over fish and seal, using double fold seals. Seal edges and allowing room for heat expansion.
  • Place packets on grill seam sides up. Cook 18-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, rotating packets for more even cooking. Carefully unfold packets to serve; sprinkle with basil.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.