Tilapia Pitas
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Serves: 6
 
Tilapia in a pita pocket is a fun meat-free option that is big on flavor and easy on your wallet. Add this one to your weekly rotation!
Ingredients
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Italian salad dressing
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound tilapia fillets
  • Old Bay Seasoning (a generous sprinkle)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 6 pita breads, cut in half
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, Italian dressing, and your feta cheese.
  2. Season with cayenne pepper (optional), black pepper and salt.
  3. Mix until well blended, then set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Place the tilapia fillets in the skillet, and season with Old Bay Seasoning, salt and pepper.
  6. Saute until browned on each side, and fish flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Warm pita breads in the toaster or in the microwave to soften. Open from the cut side to make pockets.
  8. Fill pita bread halves with tilapia fillets, then spoon in some of the feta cheese sauce.
  9. Serve with your favorite fruits and vegetables for a yummy fresh side dish.
Recipe by The Motherload at http://momadvice.com/blog/2012/03/tilapia-pitas