Healthy Recipe of the Week–Salmon Wrapped in Foil

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Healthy Recipe of the Week–Salmon Wrapped in Foil

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Looking for a quick tasty meal that will only take you 25 minutes? Look no further. This recipe is only 300 calories and is full of flavor. It’s the perfect ending to a long day.


  • 4 (5 ounces each) salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil plus 2 tablespoons
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped, or 1 (14-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, drained
  • 2 chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Sprinkle salmon with 2 teaspoons olive oil, salt, and pepper. Stir the tomatoes, shallots, 2 tablespoons of oil, lemon juice, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper in a medium bowl to blend.

Place a salmon fillet, oiled side down, atop a sheet of foil. Wrap the ends of the foil to form a spiral shape. Spoon the tomato mixture over the salmon. Fold the sides of the foil over the fish and tomato mixture, covering completely; seal the packets closed. Place the foil packet on a heavy large baking sheet. Repeat until all of the salmon have been individually wrapped in foil and placed on the baking sheet. Bake until the salmon is just cooked through, about 25 minutes. Using a large metal spatula, transfer the foil packets to plates and serve.


Calories: 300

Total Fat: 18 grams

Saturated Fat: 3 grams

Protein: 29 grams

Total carbohydrates: 5 grams

Sugar: 3 grams

Fiber: 1.5 grams

Cholesterol: 78 milligrams

Sodium: 213 milligrams