Fish Parmigiana Recipe

Try this lighter version of a pasta favorite!

Categories Pasta/Noodles, Seafood, Del Monte Spaghetti Sauce
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time25 mins.
Number of Servings 1


    • 700 g tilapia, fillet, each fillet cut into 3, crosswise
    • 2 packs DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Breading Mix (75g)
    • 1 cup oil
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Creamy & Cheesy Spaghetti Sauce (900g)
    • 1/4 cup Contadina Pure Olive Oil
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper, white, ground
    • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
    • 3/4 pack DEL MONTE Spaghetti (900g), cooked for 7 minutes only
    • 1 cup melting cheese, grated
    • 1/4 cup basil, fresh, whole leaves

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Baking Dish
    • Chopping Board
    • Colander
    • Grater
    • Measuring Cups
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Mixing Bowl
    • Oven
    • Pot
    • Rubber Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Frying
    • Simmering
    • Slicing


1. Dredge tilapia fillet in DEL MONTE Quick n Easy Breading Mix. Tap off the excess breading then pan-fry the tilapia fillet until cooked. Set aside.
2. Mix DEL MONTE Creamy & Cheesy Spaghetti Sauce, Contadina Pure Olive Oil, salt, pepper, and parmesan. Simmer for 3 minutes.
3. In a large bowl, mix half of the sauce and the cooked spaghetti together. Transfer into a baking dish then top with the remaining sauce.
4. Place fried tilapia fillet on top then sprinkle with the grated cheese. Bake in the oven until cheese melts. Garnish with fresh basil before serving.


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