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Garlic Parmesan Salmon in Foil

This Garlic Parmesan Salmon in foil is easy, delicious, and comes together in just 35 minutes. Baked salmon smothered in a garlic parmesan cheese sauce!

Makes 2 servings

I have been obsessed with foil dinners as of lately. They make for easy clean up and cooking in foil makes the meat or seafood nice and moist. If you are looking for more easy, quick clean up recipes be sure to check these out:

Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil

Cheesy Broccoli Chicken and Rice in Foil Packets 

Zero Point Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas  

How do I make this Garlic Parmesan Salmon in Foil?

You will begin by preheating the oven to 400 degrees.

Season the top of the salmon with salt and pepper.

Line a baking sheet with foil and sprat the foil with non stick cooking spray.

Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.

Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.

I like to buy my salmon fillets from either Trader Joe’s or Costco. Trader Joe’s are precut into 1/2 pound fillets. 

In a small bowl, mix together butter, Parmesan, minced garlic, and parsley. 

Using a spoon cover the salmon with cheese mixture

in an even layer.

Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.

Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Uncover the salmon. 

Turn oven to broil (550 degrees) and broil until top begins to lightly brown,

about 8-10 more minutes.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. salmon fillet, skin removed, cut into 2 pieces 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp Land o’ Lakes light butter butter made with canola oil, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season the top of the salmon with salt and pepper.
  3. Line a baking sheet with foil and sprat the foil with non stick cooking spray.
  4. Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.
  5. Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.
  6. Fold the edges of the foil inward- so the cheese mixture stays in. 
  7. In a small bowl, mix together butter, Parmesan, minced garlic, and parsley. 
  8. Using a spoon cover the salmon with cheese mixture in an even layer.
  9. Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.
  10. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  11. Uncover the salmon. Turn oven to broil (550 degrees) and broil until top begins to lightly brown, about 8-10 more minutes.

Makes 2 servings

5-18 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload.  The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Personal Points on your individualized plan.

The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

Yield: 2

Garlic Parmesan Salmon in Foil

Garlic Parmesan Salmon in Foil

This Garlic Parmesan Salmon in foil is easy, delicious, and comes together in just 35 minutes. Baked salmon smothered in a garlic parmesan cheese sauce! 

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. salmon fillet, skin removed, cut into 2 pieces 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp Land o' Lakes light butter butter made with canola oil, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Season the top of the salmon with salt and pepper.
    3. Line a baking sheet with foil and sprat the foil with non stick cooking spray.
    4. Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece.
    5. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.
    6. Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.
    7. Fold the edges of the foil inward- so the cheese mixture stays in. 
    8. In a small bowl, mix together butter, Parmesan, minced garlic, and parsley. 
    9. Using a spoon cover the salmon with cheese mixture in an even layer.
    10. Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.
    11. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
    12. Uncover the salmon. Turn oven to broil (550 degrees) and broil until top begins to lightly brown, about 8-10 more minutes.

    Makes 2 servings

    5-18 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

    *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

  • Smartpoints: GREEN: 9 SmartPoints per serving  BLUE: 4 Smartpoints per serving PURPLE: 4 Smartpoints per serving
  • Store in an airtight container for up to a week in the fridge.
  • For freezer meal: Assemble-Do NOT cook. Store in foil and in an airtight container or zip lock bag in the freezer. When ready to cook-thaw overnight in the fridge. Bake as directed. Add addtional 5-10 minutes to baking time.
  • In order to calculate the smartpoints on a recipe you have to enter the ingredients in manually (by ingredient) not by the nutritional information in the ww recipe builder-since this recipe contains zero point items the app doesn’t realize there is zero point items in the recipe and will calculate it based only off the nutritional info which is not accurate.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 217Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 705mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 18g

The point values and nutritional information is estimated and figured based off the brand of ingredients I used for the recipe using the WW app and can vary depending on ingredients used.

Anita

Thursday 8th of July 2021

We love this recipe! We have it twice a month...yummy!

Lisa

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

I’ve made this salmon about five times, and it has become one of our favorites. I use the cooking method even when I don’t use the Parmesan topping. It results in a lovely crispy top and light flaky salmon! Yummy!

Hillary

Sunday 13th of October 2019

AMAZING!! Everyone asked for the recipe. Thank you so much. I cant wait to try on halibut!

Shannon

Thursday 26th of September 2019

I love to sneak capers into salmon dishes. How do you think it would taste with this recipe?? I am so so so excited to try this!!

Thank you ~ Shannon

Hrelate

Monday 23rd of September 2019

Hey Lindsay! Yesterday night, I made this recipe. It tasted awesome, and I also recommended it to my friends.

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