Salmon Casserole With Vegetables and White Sauce

salmon casserole with white sauce
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
298 Calories
19g Fat
11g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 298
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 322mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 131mg 10%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 474mg 10%
*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.)

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 fresh thyme leaves

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups frozen cut green beans, thawed

  • 16 ounces canned 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.