Baked Tilapia with String Beans and Mashed Potatoes

Prepare this nutrient-dense and satisfying dinner for a special event with loved ones. This simple and delicious recipe also makes for great leftovers and meal prep because it uses affordable ingredients that can be repurposed. 






Health Benefit: Tilapia is a great source of lean protein to keep us full and promote blood sugar balance. Potatoes contain fiber to support bowel health and heart health. String beans are rich in vitamin K which plays an important role in bone health and calcium for strong bones 


  • Cutting board
  • Baking sheet
  • Large pot

Baked Tilapia & String Beans

2-4 fillets of tilapia 

1/2-1 bag of string beans

2-4 TBSP extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp each of salt, garlic powder, and black pepper

1 lemon, sliced

Mashed Potatoes

6-8 medium potatoes (Yukon gold or Russet work well)

3-4 TBSP extra virgin olive oil

1.5 tsp each of salt and garlic powder

1/2 tsp black pepper



Feel free to use the same seasonings mentioned or add what you like! Any vegetable will work in this recipe as a substitute for string beans. You can use any type of white potato, or substitute for sweet potatoes! 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400F; Wash string beans and remove ends

Step 2

Wash and halve potatoes; Cover with water in a large pot over high heat; Bring to a boil; Cook for 25-30 minutes or until tender

Step 3

Place string beans and tilapia on baking sheet; Add seasonings and lemon slices; Bake for 10-12 minutes  

Step 4

Drain and mash potatoes; Add olive oil and seasonings

Step 5