Tilapia salad creamy avocado dressing recipe

Garlic Butter Tilapia Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
A spinach and fish salad served with creamy dressing. It's an amazing flavor combination that's low carb and keto friendly!
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  • 400 grams Tilapia Fillet
  • 200 grams Spinach
  • 80 grams Cherry Tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • 1 Medium Yellow Bell Pepper cut in strips
  • 1 Small Cucumber thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 6 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish Paprika
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Ground Black Pepper to taste

Creamy Avocado Lemon Dressing :

  • 1 Avocado
  • 1/3 cup Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon Dried Basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground Sage
  • low carb sugar substitute as desired



  • Wash Tilapia Fillet and pat dry. Season with salt, ground black pepper, onion powder and Spanish paprika. Set aside.
  • In a slightly greased baking pan lined with foil, arrange Tilapia fillet, cherry tomatoes and yellow bell pepper. Brush with softened butter and sprinkle chopped garlic. Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until Tilapia fillet is flaky.


  • Creamy Avocado Lemon Dressing. Using a blender, combine yogurt, avocado, dried basil, ground sage and lemon juice until creamy. Opt to add sweetener if desired.
  • In a serving platter, assemble the salad. Lay spinach on the entire platter and top with Tilapia fillet, avocado, cucumber, roasted yellow bell peppers, and roasted cherry tomatoes. Pour freshly squeezed lemon juice on Tilapia fillet. Drizzle with Creamy Avocado Lemon Dressing. Serve and enjoy!


5g net carbs per serving


Serving: 0.25recipe | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 505mg | Potassium: 819mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5950IU | Vitamin C: 161.7mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 3.1mg

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