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Start With Canned Salmon

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Salmon Croissant Sandwiches

Salmon Croissant Sandwiches

Linda Larsen
Curried Salmon Waldorf Salad

Curried Salmon Waldorf Salad

Linda Larsen
Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties

Linda Larsen

The 'Start With' series continues with canned salmon as our focus. Just like canned chicken and ham, canned salmon has been an American staple for decades. It's available in 14 oz. and 7 oz. cans and every single bit is edible. The small bones and the skin have been processed to be so soft they will blend into other ingredients; and the bones are a superb source of calcium.

You may be able to find boneless, skinless salmon in some markets. But first try the other type; I promise you nobody will know there are skin or bones in the recipes you make with the product. And there are some recipes which call for removing the skin and bones; this is easy to do, just handle the salmon gently.

Canned salmon comes in two basic forms; sockeye or red salmon, and chum or pink salmon. The pink salmon is less expensive, milder in taste, and good for dishes where the salmon's color and taste isn't quite as important; soups, casseroles, and sandwich spreads. Red salmon is perfect for cold salads and occasions when you want to impress!

Salmon's nutrition makes it one of the most valuable foods you can store in your pantry. It's very rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, that important nutrient that may help prevent heart disease and strokes. It's high in protein and vitamin A, and the complex of B vitamins too. So get more salmon into your life with this wonderful product.

Start With Canned Salmon

  • Salmon Croissant Sandwiches
    A luscious salmon salad is sandwiched between split croissant halves in this pretty and super simple recipe.
  • Curried Salmon Waldorf Salad
    Waldorf salad is made of apples, raisins, and usually chicken in a creamy dressing. Adding salmon and curry powder takes it to the next level.
  • Salmon Patties
    This classic comfort food is so delicious served with mashed potatoes, green peas, and a fruit salad; or use the patties as hamburgers using some whole wheat buns, mayo, lettuce, and tomato.
  • Grilled Salmon Sandwiches
    Gruyere or Swiss cheese and crisp and tart apples combine with salmon in this fabulous sandwich spread. It can be served cold (think hungry teenagers), or grilled to smoky perfection on a dual contact grill or your stovetop.
  • Salmon Burgers
    Rich and tender salmon patties are transformed into a hearty lunch by wrapping them in melted cheese, mayo, lettuce, and toasted English Muffins. Yum.
  • Salmon Coleslaw Salad
    This super easy and flavorful salad mixes any type of coleslaw with canned or leftover cooked salmon. You'll love this for a quick lunch on a busy spring day.
  • Impossible Salmon Pie
    This rich and elegant Impossible Pie is special enough for company. Asparagus and swiss cheese add wonderful flavor.
  • Salmon Nicoise Salad
    Red salmon is the best choice for this super easy yet elegant recipe. Olives, tomato, green beans, potatoes, and hard cooked eggs are arranged with salmon in this beautiful salad.
  • Salmon and Potato Salad
    You can roast some chopped potatoes instead of using canned potatoes in this simple and delicious main dish salad recipe.
  • Salmon with Fettuccine
    Four cheese alfredo sauce is the secret ingredient in this simple yet elegant pasta main dish recipe.
  • Salmon Chowder
    Leeks, potatoes, and corn are fabulous additions to this rich and healthy chowder. Serve it with homemade Cheese Crackers.
  • Salmon Tacos
    Salmon and black beans make an updated and trendy filling for crisp taco shells.
  • Salmon Loaf
    Saltine cracker crumbs, onion, and lemon juice are the classic additions to canned salmon in this easy and comforting recipe.
  • Salmon Louis Salad
    Use red canned salmon in this easy and impressive recipe.
  • Salmon Pizza
    A Boboli crust, salmon, and a few other ingredients make a deliciously rich pizza that you can vary to your family's tastes.
  • Microwave Salmon Pie
    Combine Havarti cheese and onion in a quiche filling, add salmon, and you wind up with a wonderful quiche perfect for a spring luncheon.

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