Creamy Salmon Soup

Soup with trout and salmon caviar
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  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
462 Calories
22g Fat
28g Carbs
35g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Amount per serving
Calories 462
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 560mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Protein 35g
Calcium 280mg 22%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple salmon soup is made with canned salmon and a little onion, giving you a lot of flavor for very little work.


  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 slice of onion
  • 1 can (16 ounces) salmon
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • Garnish: parsley (chopped)

Steps to Make It

  1. Melt butter over medium-low heat in a 2-quart saucepan; stir in flour.

  2. In a separate saucepan, scald milk with 1 slice of onion; remove onion from milk.

  3. Gradually add milk to butter-flour mixture, stirring constantly over low heat.

  4. Continue cooking and stirring until milk mixture has thickened.

  5. Pick over salmon, removing bones, then add salmon and liquid to thickened milk mixture.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with a garnish of chopped parsley.