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Salmon Casserole Recipe

This salmon casserole recipe comes together in just 37 minutes. Serve it with the two side dishes for the ultimate dining experience.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: healthy salmon casserole, how to make salmon casserole, salmon casserole, salmon casserole recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 502kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oz onions about half a medium, chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic about 3 cloves, minced
  • 12 oz skinless salmon cut into chunks
  • 8 oz white button mushrooms sliced
  • 2 oz carrots diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cajun seasonings
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 10 oz cooked fusilli al-dente
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 oz green peas frozen or thawed
  • 1/3 cup plain panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium heat, then sauté 2 oz onions and 1 tbsp garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add 12 oz salmon and stir to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add 8 oz mushrooms and stir to cook for another minute.
  • Add 2 oz carrots, 1 1/2 tsp Cajun, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp pepper, and 1/2 tsp salt, and stir to cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Transfer the fish filling to a large mixing bowl along with 10 oz al-dente fusilli, 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 2 tbsp all-purpose flour, 1 oz cheddar, and 4 oz green peas. Mix well, then transfer all to a baking dish.
  • Mix 1/3 cup plain panko with 1 tbsp melted, unsalted butter, then sprinkle this mixture on top of the pasta.
  • Place the baking tray on the lower rack of the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Then, move it to the top rack and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle 2 tbsp chopped parsley on top and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3344IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 2mg