After his open heart surgery, David Held knew he had to revamp his lifestyle. By making simple adjustments, this self-proclaimed foodie was able to change the way he looked at food, while still keeping his favorite meals on the menu. Below is his Dr. Oz-approved tilapia recipe to keep your heart healthy and strong.
- 5-6 tilapia filets
- seasonings of choice
- 1 fresh lemon
- 1 package of imitation crab meat
- 1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup egg substitute
- 5 cloves chopped garlic
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- fat free non-stick spray
- 3 tbsp Italian seasoning
- 1/2 tsp grated cheese
Spray non-stick baking sheet. Season filets on both sides and place on the sheet.
In a mixing bowl, combine imitation crab, whole wheat bread crumbs, egg substitute, garlic, onion, Italian seasoning and grated cheese. Mix gently and then add a handful of mixture on top of each filet. Spray fat-free canola spray on top of each filet. Bake in preheated oven at 350 ° F for 30-45 minutes or until fish is white.
Remove and serve with lemon and a side of steamed vegetables.