Sole en Papillote


  • 2 sole fillets
  • cooked fingerling potatoes, sliced
  • cauliflower florets
  • pattypan (yellow) squash
  • baby zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 slice basil butter (puree fresh basil w/ olive oil & whip into softened butter)

Special Equipment

  • parchment paper


  1. Preheat oven to 400º
  2. Fold a large sheet of parchment paper in half and trim to form a half-heart (when opened it will resemble a heart shape)
  3. Place 1 fillet in the center of the parchment paper and season with salt and pepper
  4. Place vegetables in the center of the fillet.  OK if they spill over the sides
  5. Place the second fillet on top of the vegetables and season with salt and pepper
  6. Top with 1 slice of basil butter
  7. Pinch the parchment paper closed all the way around, making sure ends are secured
  8. Place on a baking sheet and cook 30 minutes at 400º (20 minutes in convection oven)
  9. Serve in the parchment packet on a dinner plate and open carefully (steam will be very hot)