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Baked Salmon In Parchment

A quick, easy and healthy one pan meal that is ready in under 30 minutes. Rich with powerful Omega 3's and a rainbow of veggies, this meal is not only good but good for you.
Author: Andrea Howe

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon filets
  • 2 medium size zucchinis
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 6-8 asparagus spears. sliced into 1" pieces
  • Optional olives sundried tomatoes or marinated garlic & mushrooms
  • 6-8 tbsp olive oil and salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Lay each salmon filet on a piece of parchment paper
  • Brush a small amount of olive oil on each filet, and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • In a medium bowl, toss all the vegetables in 2-3 tbsp of olive oil, salt and pepper
  • Top each salmon filet with about 1/4 cup of prepared vegetables and optional olive toppings. Sprinkle with a bit more salt and pepper
  • Fold over each parchment paper to create a pocket that encloses the salmon and veggies
  • Place each packet on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes
  • Remove from oven and let packets rest for 5 minutes until some of the steam can escape, and then slowly open each packet and serve.