Recipe: Sauteed Spinach & Tilapia

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Today is Fresh Spinach Day! This leafy green contains vitamin A, potassium, and folate, so it’s a tasty way to stay healthy. Try this sautéed spinach recipe for your next family meal!


  • Pineapple, fresh – chopped – 2 ¾ oz
  • Brown sugar, light – 2 tbsp
  • Orange juice, fresh or pasteurized – 2 tsp
  • Raisins, seedless – 3 tsp
  • Onions, red, fresh – chopped – 3 tsp
  • Tilapia filets, raw – 4 oz pieces
  • Canola olive oil blend (80:20) – ½ oz
  • Garlic, fresh – minced – ½ tsp
  • Spinach, fresh – 1 ½ pound


Pineapple Chutney

In a saucepan, combine pineapple, brown sugar, orange juice, raisins, onions, and a dash of salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 minutes. Cool quickly (per HACCP) to internal temperature of 40 degrees F. or below for service. (Use within 3 days).

Tilapia filets

Place fish filets on baking pans. Top each fillet with 2 tbsp chutney. Bake in a 375 degree convection oven for 15 minutes or until minimum internal temperature is 145 degrees F for 15 seconds. Serve immediately. (If left over, do not reuse).

Sautéed spinach

Heat skillet over medium heat, add oil and garlic. Sauté QUICKLY, do not brown. Add spinach and sauté just until tender. Season with salt and pepper. Hold hot at 140 degrees F or above for service. (If left over, do not reuse).

(Source: Mindful by Sodexo)



A world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. It provides more than $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 60,000 employees, more than 20 hospitals, more than 500 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a more than 2.9 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical and behavioral health services insurer in western Pennsylvania. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC Read More