Salmon and Asparagus in a Bag

Salmon and Asparagus in a Bag


"An easy, elegant dinner that's fun to make. The salmon is delicately infused with the flavor of the vegetables. If you like your asparagus more al dente, just skip the pre-steaming step."


45 m servings 254 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 27.2 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Place asparagus and water in a covered, microwave-safe, and vented bowl; steam in the microwave for 5 minutes.
  3. Rub salmon with olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, dill weed, salt, and black pepper; place in a foil oven bag. Toss spinach, capers, red onion, and asparagus with salt, black pepper, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in the foil oven bag. Place vegetables on top of salmon. Fold foil bag closed and place in a baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 30 minutes. Carefully split bag open with a knife to release steam.
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  1. 7 Ratings


It was easy, healthy and very tasty. I won't steam asparagus as long next time. Easy clean up due to foil bags-

This recipe is simple enough to make on a work night and elegant enough to make for company or a special occasion. I don't have foil oven bags so we just wrapped them individually in foil. The s...

The salmon was a little bland - so I will use a seafood rub and possibly add garlic next time I make this. I also only blanched the asparagus for a minute instead of steaming for 5 - I prefer i...

One of our favorite new recipes - especially now that we are eating healthy. My husband said this is the best meal I've ever made. (I don't know that I necessarily agree with him...but I do th...

Love this easy, healthy recipe!! Made a few changes: didn't have asparagus or red onion, so I used white onion and I sliced some zucchini, red & green peppers and doubled the capers =) Very tast...

i added whole garlic cloves (which you should roast for at least 20 minutes before you put it with the salmon), red pepper, i quadrupled the dill, anchovies, and jalapeno. i dont like my salmon ...