Canned Salmon

In a pinch, canned salmon does double duty as an appetizer or seafood main course. From cream cheese-based dips to fish cakes and salads, these easy recipes all start with canned salmon.

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Grilled Salmon with Preserved Lemon and Green Olives

Food & Wine

Joe Bastianich likes the way protein- and omega 3-rich salmon gives him lots of energy without weighing him down. Here, it's grilled until the skin is crisp. Green olives add more heart-healthy fat and a hit of cell-protecting vitamin E.

Total: 30 mins

3 Things to Make With...Canned Salmon

We all know salmon is good for you (not to mention delicious), but it can be expensive to incorporate the often pricey fish into your regular routine. That's where canned salmon comes in. Rich in hearth-healthy omega-3 and (surprisingly) calcium, it can be just as healthy as the salmon sold in fillets and steaks, and used in a variety of ways.

Spring Salmon Salad Sandwiches

Pepperidge Farm

Here's a tasty and inventive way to get more salmon into your diet. These sandwiches take only 10 minutes to make...they use canned salmon in a tasty dressing, served on whole wheat bread. Give them a try...they're delicious.

Total: 10 mins

Salmon Shortcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Make these fun salmon and biscuit sandwiches when you need dinner fast.

Salmon and Vegetable Pies

Better Homes and Gardens

These individual spaghetti-crust pies are brimming with chunks of salmon or tuna and lots of crisp vegetables.

Salmon Stuffed Zucchini

Atkins - Phase 1

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Total: 20 mins

Salmon-Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Gently fold the salmon into the pasta mixture to retain chunks of the fish. Complete this hearty main dish pasta and salmon salad recipe with whole grain rolls or crackers.

Salmon Salad Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

This mixture of salmon, bottled ranch dressing, and fresh veggies makes a quick lunch or dinner main dish for a meal in a hurry. It's a great seafood recipe to increase your omega-3 intake.

Total: 20 mins

Salmon in Phyllo Cups

Better Homes and Gardens

Cheddar and cream cheeses blend with salmon and dill weed to fill these crisp pastry appetizers.

Salmon-and-Pasta-Stuffed Tomatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Toss pasta and salmon with a low-fat cucumber-and-yogurt dressing and serve in vine-ripened summer tomatoes for a light but filling summertime salad.

Salmon Salad

Family Circle

Mediterranean Salmon Wrap

Better Homes and Gardens

Salmon and Green Bean Salad

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 15 mins

Salmon Salad


Get out of your tuna salad rut and try salmon salad for a change. This version is spiked with olives, lemon, onion and capers.

Total: 10 mins

Quick Healthy Dinner: Salmon Cakes with Creamy Ginger Sauce

These quick and easy salmon cakes are the perfect candidate for a weeknight dinner with a simple salad, a favorite grains, or a bun and some chips.

Salmon Leftovers = Super Simple Meals: Easy Does It

Healthy, light-and-lovely salmon: That's pretty much what fish meant when I was growing up on the West Cost. I'm sure in other parts of the country people ate plenty of catfish and cod, but my dad fished for salmon, and we happily ate it fresh and smoked. Summer is prime time for wild Pacific salmon, which is truly a superfood, a great source of omega 3 fatty acids and protein as well as Vitamin D, B12, niacin, B6, and magnesium.

MyPlate Meals: 8 Healthy (Affordable!) Seafood Recipes

In the classic fairytale, Goldilocks was on a quest to find the perfect bowl of porridge. Here in the real world, as we've learned more and more about the health benefits of eating fish, many of us are on a quest to find the perfect seafood: one that's not too expensive, not unhealthy, but just right. This can sometimes seem like an impossible task.

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