Salmon in Parchment

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

A very healthy and elegant entree from Dr. Weil. This recipe can easily be reduced or increased according to how many are dining. Be careful opening the pouch.

Top Review by zeldaz51

I have been making this for years, I'm glad I checked to see if it was already posted. You can use any combination of vegetables you have on hand. Green beans are a good addition but will need tro be blanched first. Even sticks of cucumber are great, especially if you don't have zucchini. Artichoke hearts work well, too. It's a great, healthy, simple dish. Use foil if you don't have parchment.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°F
  2. Cook thin spaghetti in rapidly boiling water until al dente, drain, toss with a bit of olive oil, salt and chopped fresh dill or parsley.
  3. Rinse salmon filets and pat dry.
  4. Spread Dijon mustard evenly over the top of each piece of fish.
  5. Prepare the parchment: First, fold each piece of parchment in half; with scissors, cut the shape of half a heart from the folded side.
  6. Open the heart shape and place 1/4 of the pasta on the center of each heart, top with a salmon fillet, and add one quarter of the vegetables.
  7. Bring the sides of the heart over the fish and fold the edges together - starting at the top of the heart, overlapping the folded edge as you go; fold the tip several times to secure it.
  8. Place the pouches in the middle of the hot oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately in the sealed pouches, opening them just before eating.

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