It’s T-minus 30 minutes until dinner, and you still have no idea what you’re going to make with that tilapia. Never fear, PureWow is here. Presenting 18 side dishes that pair perfectly with the tasty freshwater fish.

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Eat like the French.

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Vegan Pesto-Parmesan Spaghetti with Zucchini

Even if you’re not eating vegan, this plant-based side is a treat.

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Kale Salad with Persimmons, Crispy Chickpeas and Fried Shallots

Crunchy? Check. Savory? Check.

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Cacio e Pepe Brussels Sprouts

Aka “crack Brussels.”

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Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Chèvre Ranch

In a word, yum.

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Quick Guacamole Quinoa Salad

It’s basically a giant bowl of guac masquerading as a salad.

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15-Minute Lemony Broccolini Pasta

Best of all, it’s ready in 15 minutes.

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Tomato Salad with Grilled Halloumi and Herbs

Our summer staple.

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Easy Skillet Linguine with Trumpet Mushroom “Scallops”

Yeah, we’re gonna need seconds.

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Honey Oven-Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

We’re all about this sweet-and-savory combo.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Packed with protein.

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Spring Pea Soup with Mint

Add a drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon.

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Crispy Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Bites

Don’t forget the tangy aioli dipping sauce (it’s great on tilapia, too).

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Coconut Creamed Spinach

Totally unexpected.

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Orecchiette with Spring Greens

Light and bursting with flavor.

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Slow-Cooker Garlic Herb Mashed Cauliflower

Set it and forget it (then devour it).

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One-Pot, 15-Minute Pasta Limone

Can you boil water? Then you can make this tasty side.

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Zucchini and Tomato Ragu

Top with pan-seared tilapia, and dinner is done.

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