Salmon Casserole With Vegetables and White Sauce

salmon casserole with white sauce
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  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings

Looking for a quick and simple meal that will hit the spot? This one is easy to prepare with canned salmon and frozen green beans. It's a satisfying dinner all on its own, but if you're feeling extra hungry, feel free to add your favorite sides.

The recipe calls for green beans, but feel free to use thawed frozen broccoli florets or peas instead. 


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups thawed frozen cut green beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) salmon, drained and flaked​

Steps to Make It

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Blend in flour, salt, thyme, and pepper.

  2. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk.

  3. Return to heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Let boil for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  4. Stir in green beans and salmon. Turn mixture into a buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole.

  5. Cover and bake at 375 F for 30 minutes, until hot and bubbly.