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Baked Salmon in Parchment Paper

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: French
Keyword: baked salmon, salmon in parchment
Servings: 4
Calories: 465kcal
Author: Andrea Howe


  • 4 salmon filets
  • 2 medium zucchinis , sliced
  • 1/2 red onion , sliced
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes , sliced in half
  • 6-8 asparagus spears , sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • Olives, sundried tomatoes, or marinated garlic & mushrooms (optional)
  • 6-8 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper , to taste


  • 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.


Nutrition facts do not include optional toppings.


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 1286mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg