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Speedy Salmon Casserole Recipe

Speedy Salmon Casserole Recipe

Next, she prepares the Speedy Salmon Casserole, which bakes at the same oven temperature as the cake. "Living here on the Kenai Peninsula, we have plenty of fresh salmon. Bat this creamy, comforting casserole tastes just as good with canned salmon," she assures. "It's also a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes—or dress up instant ones.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon, drained, flaked and bones removed
  • 2 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and ketchup until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add salmon. Prepared mashed potatoes according to package directions.
  • 2. Spoon half into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Top with salmon mixture, remaining potatoes and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 296 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 652mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

Reviews for Speedy Salmon Casserole

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ekatiakarpova User ID: 6312133 28120
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2012

"It was very tasty. I aded garlic to the fish and also added cream cheese to the mashed pototoes."

chicken11 User ID: 926813 48626
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

"This was very good and easy. Had canned red salmon to use and made instant potatoes with 1/3 cup of sour cream added to them. I needed 2 cups of potatoes and a smaller dish was used. 9x9 would work."

l2bake User ID: 2030987 47261
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2011

"11x7 baking dish is WAY to big!! I use a 9x9 baking dish with great results! The flavor is wonderful in this casserole!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.