Smoky Salmon Casserole

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This baked salmon dish is dressed up with artichoke hearts and Gouda cheese, making it sophisticated enough for a dinner party.

Smoky Salmon Casserole
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce dried bow tie pasta or penne (3-1/2 cups)

  • 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper

  • ½ cup chopped green onion

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 ½ cup milk

  • 6 ounce smoked Gouda cheese, shredded

  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 4.5 ounce package smoked salmon, flaked with skin and bones removed

  • 1 14 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered

  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs or panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)

  • ¼ cup pine nuts

  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet cook red sweet pepper and green onion in hot butter 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice (mixture may appear curdled).

  3. In a large bowl combine pasta, cheese sauce, smoked salmon, and artichoke hearts. Transfer to a 2-quart square or rectangular baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, pine nuts, and black pepper. Bake, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Tips

Prepare as directed except do not top with bread crumbs and nuts; cover. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. Top with bread crumbs and pine nuts. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

470 Calories
19g Fat
45g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 470
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 780mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Protein 30g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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