Weeknight Dinner: Mediterranean Salmon Parcels

I wouldn’t name myself lazy however I’ll admit that I obtain myself staring down a plate of straight ahead scrambled eggs for dinner additional nights than I’d admire to admit.  

One factor about figuring out that third meal of the day that true feels admire… vital. That third suggest of a chunky day fussing inside and out of the kitchen. That third meal of the day inside a total 12 months of cooking virtually every meal for ourselves. Ya really feel me? 

I’ve came upon a minute hack for myself. Neatly, for days when even I path out of eggs. The trick is, prep a snappily dinner after I even keep the vitality for it – at breakfast.  Whereas I’m standing inside the kitchen, sipping espresso and inevitably burning my morning toast, I whip up a minute vegetable roast or prep chickpeas for braising, or toss collectively a sheet pan dinner of rooster shawarma (that closing one is a precise take care of).  The premise is to get rid of the fuss over dinner close to 5: 30 as a result of irrespective of it’s going to be is already principally ready inside the fridge. Maturity? I’ve acquired it on lock.  

This salmon pack dinner has inched its map to the tip of my dinner prep guidelines the closing week. This recipe comes from my buddy Rachel Phipps‘ modern e ebook One Pan Pescatarian – a e ebook tailor made for this simple breakfast time dinner prep.  

This recipe makes as vital or as minute as you’d admire.  Impact dinner true for you, double it in your boo, or assemble it dinner in your total household! Suited amplify fish and foil. You’ll obtain this recipe dazzling versatile. Right here’s what you want however be happy to make make use of of what you’ve got received or clutch:  

•  canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed. Once you clutch one different bean, don’t be nervous about it! 

•  new tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes. The model new tomatoes will bake the entire map through which right down to soften and compose a gracious minute sauce whereas the sun-dried tomatoes and a sweet, intense tomato taste. 

•  gleaming inexperienced olives (I really like castelvetrano olives, thanks Sicily) although capers would moreover be attractive. One factor briny you admire.

•  olive oil, salt and pepper, oregano and aleppo pepper for an easy addition of taste, richness, and spice. 

•  salmon, for run although if there’s one different fish you clutch – by all capability! 

To assemble, hustle out two substantial gadgets of foil. Drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil over the middle of the foil and excessive with halved cherry tomatoes, some beans, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, olives and seasoning.  

Nestle the salmon over the beans and tomatoes and season generously with salt and aleppo pepper. 

Rustle up the tops and sides of the foil, rising a minute dinner parcel.  

Try to compose and stroll away room on the edges and excessive of the fish for the foil to compose a minute steam bathtub for the contents. No need to wrap all of it minute and tight.  

And that’s dinner! 

Retailer the minute applications inside the fridge besides you’re ready for dinner.  When dinner comes, I throw rice inside the cooker or simple toast up a slash of bread. This fish would moreover be huge with a socca flatbread

All of this foil packing has me vital in regards to the complete issues I will pack in foil and grill, notably on my subsequent tenting traipse.  I’m taking notes. 

I am hoping this serves you properly, friends! Let’s dinner with dignity – we’re value it! 

My admire to you! 

xo Pleasure


An simple and lovely weeknight dinner that may maybe maybe nicely moreover be revamped breakfast and baked up at dinnertime. 

  • Creator: Pleasure the Baker tailored from One Pan Pescatarian
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Prepare dinner Time: half-hour
  • Full Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 1 1x



Per Fragment:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil
  • 45 caltleveltrano olives
  • Sprinkle of dried oregano
  • 1 salmon filet
  • Sea salt and Aleppo chili flakes
  • Trendy parsley
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Crusty bread or cooked white rice


  1. State of affairs rack inside the higher third of the oven and preheat oven to 400 levels F. Lay out one substantial piece of foil per a part of fish.
  2. Halve the cherry tomatoes and roughly slash the sun-dried tomatoes. Within the heart of the foil drizzle olive oil and  pile the full tomatoes, chickpeas, and olives. Sprinkle with oregano, salt and new cracked shaded pepper.
  3. Lay the salmon filet pores and pores and skin facet down atop the greens and sprinkle with salt and Aleppo chili flakes.
  4. Want the edges of the foil up and across the salmon and tomatoes and assemble a minute boat. Fold and scrunch the foil on the tip and every ends to seal right into a packet. Try to switch away as vital room for the salmon to steam as most likely whereas sustaining it sealed. Switch parcel to a baking tray.
  5. Bake the salmon packet for about half-hour or besides the salmon is appropriate cooked, light and flaky.
  6. Unfurl the salmon, being cautious of the steam and spoon salmon, tomatoes and beans right into a bowl with heat rice. Take pleasure in dinner!

Images with my buddy Jon Melendez.  

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