Published on February 03, 2020

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A tasty, healthy recipe to add to your cookbook

Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which lower your risk for heart disease. Try this tasty recipe to start incorporating these nutrients into your diet. You'll be glad you did.

Servings: 4


2 cups cooked salmon fillet (about 12 ounces)
2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, washed and shredded 
2 stalks celery, sliced thin 
2 cups cooked tricolor chunky pasta
1 1/2 cups skim milk 
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 
2 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese (about 3/4 cup), divided 
1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pieces, chopped (not oil-packed)
1 teaspoon fennel seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. In an ovenproof baking dish, combine the salmon, spinach, celery and pasta.
  3. In a small sauce pan, heat the milk, making sure it does not boil.
  4. Stir in the mustard and half the Gruyere until it melts.
  5. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and fennel seeds.
  6. Cook the ingredients until the tomatoes soften.
  7. Pour the sauce over the salmon mixture.
  8. Top the dish with the remaining Gruyere.
  9. Cover and bake the ingredients at 375 F for 30 minutes.

Nutritional information per serving: 400 calories, 31 g protein, 16.5 g fat, 68 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 29.5 g carbohydrates and 3 g fiber