Paper Dinner


Around here we call these fish packets.  Either way, it's great.  Healthy and easy.  You can use any vegetables you like.   Asparagus, broccoli, green beans,  zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms and carrots are always great.  

Fish and Vegetables en Papillote

Serves 2.  

1 stalk brocoli

2 carrots

1 yellow squash

5 mushrooms

olive oil

s + p

2 fillets of firm white fish (we used flounder) 

1 lemon, quartered for squeezing

several sprigs fresh thyme


Heat oven to 375.  Divide vegetables between two large sheets of parchment paper.  Lightly brush fish with olive oil on both sides and salt and pepper.  Place flsh fillets on vegetables.  Place 2 sprigs fresh thyme in each packet, squeeze some lemon juice over fish and vegetables and fold up. Place on rimmed baking sheet in case they leak.  Cook 15 to 20 minutes.  Remove from oven. 

Let rest 1 minute or so before opening.