Easy Canned Salmon Recipes for Healthier Eating

Easy Canned Salmon Recipes

Looking to incorporate more healthy meals into your diet?  According to Canada's Food Guide's tips for choosing meat and alternatives, you should be eating at least two Food Guide Servings of fish each week. Easy canned salmon recipes make meals and snacks that are not only healthy and delicious, but simple to prepare. Can it get better? Sure, canned salmon offers all the health benefits of fresh salmon, but with a much more budget friendly price tag.
Canned salmon is also non-perishable, which means you can stock up when it is on sale so that you can always have some on hand for quick snacks, last minute meals and for serving unexpected guests.

Pink Salmon or Sockeye Salmon? It's Up to You!

Two of the most common types of canned salmon are Pink and Sockeye. The difference is in the colour and flavour. For those who prefer a bolder taste, Sockeye salmon is rich in both colour and flavour. Pink salmon is for people who prefer a milder taste.
If you are a salmon lover and have doubts about how good canned salmon is, you can rest assured that many people agree that canned salmon is as good as fresh or frozen salmon, and works well with most salmon recipes.
Look for easy canned salmon recipes and reap all the benefits of eating easy nutritious food.

How about these easy canned salmon recipes? Hunger satisfaction is guaranteed!

Sometimes having a little nibble in the evening is irresistible. Luckily so are these Salmon Stuffed Cucumbers! A great healthy choice for a late night snack without sabotaging your diet.
Salmon Stuffed Cucumbers
1 medium cucumber
1 can (213 g) Clover Leaf Sockeye Salmon, drained and skin removed
3 tbsp (45 mL) light mayonnaise
2 tsp (10 mL) finely chopped fresh dill
1 tsp (5 mL) finely grated lemon rind
Freshly ground black pepper
Salmon Stuffed Cucumbers
This easy canned salmon recipe is simple to prepare for last minute guests or a quick and healthy lunch!
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
1 can (170 g) Clover Leaf Sockeye Salmon, Skinless & Boneless, UNDRAINED
1 medium carrot, grated
½ lemon, juice and rind
1 cup (250 mL) couscous
1 cup (250 mL) shredded fresh spinach
¼ cup (50 mL) chopped green onions
2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
‘Healthy' doesn't often coincide with ‘Gourmet'. Try a Salmon Panini and see what happens when they do.
Salmon Panini
1 can (213 g) Clover Leaf Pink Salmon, Wild Pacific, drained
3 tbsp (45 mL) each mayonnaise and chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped capers
¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper
4 flatbreads or pocket-less pitas
½ cup (125 mL) lightly packed fresh basil or arugula leaves
Salmon Panini
Salmon for breakfast? Yes, please! Get your day off to a healthy – and tasty, start.
Salmon Frittata
1 can (170 g) Clover Leaf Pink Salmon, Skinless and Boneless
2 tbsp (30 mL) butter or margarine
1 cup (250 mL) sliced fresh mushrooms
½ cup (125 mL) sliced celery
¼ cup (50 mL) chopped green onions
¼ cup (50 mL) slivered green pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp (1 mL) each dried
Salmon Frittata
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