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butter parmesan crusted tilapia with pesto sauce

Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Pesto Sauce

Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Pesto sauce is a delicious flavorful meal to add to your weekly meal rotation.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Servings 4


  • 4 filets Tilapia
  • 4 tbsp prepared Pesto Sauce
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 sleeve butter round crackers, crushed into crumbs Ritz or your favorite store brand
  • cup Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare a baking sheet by covering with aluminum foil and spraying with cooking spray or use parchment paper.
  • Lay Tilapia filets onto prepared baking sheet.
  • Spread pesto sauce onto each filet.
  • Mix together cracker crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Add melted butter and mix until well combined and crumbly.
  • Sprinkle on top of each filet equally and pat down slightly.
  • Bake at 400°F for 8-10 minutes.
  • Ready to serve right out of the oven.
Keyword butter parmesan crumb topping, fish dinner, pesto sauce, tilapia