Orange Salmon Packets
  • 2cups spiralized carrots and beets
  • 2cups ½-inch-thick slices zucchini
  • 3tablespoons olive oil
  • ½teaspoon salt
  • ½teaspoon black pepper
  • 1pound skinless salmon fillets, cut about ¾-inch thick
  • 1 recipe Citrus-Thyme Spice Mix (see recipe, right)
  • 1 orange, cut into wheels
  • 2tablespoons chopped fresh basil and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large bowl combine spiralized carrots and beets, sliced zucchini, oil, salt and pepper. Divide mixture among four 15-inch square sheets of parchment paper.
  2. Rinse salmon with cold water; pat dry with paper towels. If needed, cut fillets into four equal pieces. Sprinkle tops of salmon with Citrus-Thyme Spice Mix. Place salmon atop vegetables. Top fish with orange wheels.
  3. For each packet, bring up two opposite sides of parchment and fold several times over food. Fold ends of parchment to completely enclose the food. Place packets on a large baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 14 to 18 minutes or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork. Carefully open packets to test doneness. Fold packets closed if more baking time is needed. To serve, transfer food from packets to serving plates.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Orange Salmon Packets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 14128272 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 531mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 7g
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Citrus-Thyme Spice Mix: Combine 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel, ¾ teaspoon dried thyme, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon black pepper.


PER PACKET: 272 cal, 11g fat (7g mono, 2g poly, 2g sat), 56mg chol, 531mg sodium, 14g carb, (4g fiber, 7g sugars), 28g protein