Fish Parmigiana Recipe

Try this lighter version of a pasta favorite!

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

25 mins.

Serving Size



  • Pasta/Noodles
  • Seafood
  • Del Monte Spaghetti Sauce


  • 700 g tilapia
  • 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 white pepper
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

  • 3/4 pack DEL MONTE Spaghetti (900g)
  • 1 cup melting cheese
  • 1/4 cup basil, fresh


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.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Frying
  • Simmering
  • Slicing

Cooking Tools Needed

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