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Salmon Packet with Asparagus (Gluten Free)
Source: Lara Rondinelli -- "Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking," published by the American Diabetes Association

Simple, healthy salmon and asparagus cooked in foil packets.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238.7
Total Carbs 9.1 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Total Fat 8.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.8 g
Potassium 912.6 mg
Protein 33.7 g
Sodium 285.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 3 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  cooking spray
1 lb  fresh asparagus
16 oz  salmon fillet
4 tsp  ground thyme
6 tbsp  grated Parmesan cheese
0 1/4 cup  balsamic vinegar
  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill or preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spray aluminum foil with cooking spray.
  2. Place 1/4 pound asparagus on each sheet of foil. Place salmon filet on top of asparagus. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon thyme, 1 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar over salmon.
  3. Bring up sides of foil. Double-fold top and ends to seal packet (leave a little room in the packet for air circulation). Repeat for remaining 3 packets.
  4. Place packets in covered grill, over medium-high heat or on baking sheet in oven. Grill for 12 to 14 minutes or bake in oven for 18 to 20 minutes, until salmon flakes with a fork.

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