Friday, August 28, 2015

Foil Baked Salmon with Asparagus

Sometimes simple meals really are the best and this foil baked salmon recipe really couldn’t get any easier. Everything is baked (or grilled) together in one neat little packet that you can throw together in about 10 minutes. It also is perfect for customizing for picky eaters since you can easily swap in different vegetables, herbs, and even fish to please every palate in your home. Consider adding some tomatoes, red onions, zucchini, olives, and oregano for a more Mediterranean spin or limes, poblano peppers, summer squash, and chili powder for a southwestern twist.
Foil Baked Salmon with Asparagus
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 6 oz. salmon
Nutritional Info: 293 calories, 10.2g of fat, 9.9g of carbohydrates, 4.5g of fiber, 37.2g of protein
Weight Watchers® PointsPlus®: 8 *
Ingredients
  • 1.33 lbs. boneless and skinless salmon
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp. butter (or olive oil or ghee)
  • 4 sprigs dill
  • 1.5 lb. asparagus
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Prepare 4 large pieces of foil, large enough to create a pouch around the salmon and asparagus. Spray with cooking spray and divide the asparagus evenly between the foil packets.
  3. Place the salmon on top. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place ½ tbsp. of butter on top. Then add 2-3 slices of lemon and the dill sprig.
  5. Close the foil packets and place on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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