Monday, October 19, 2009

Salmon Chowder Soup

This is a quick and easy meal. Very tasty and the smoked salmon adds a bit of flavor. Good for those cold and wet days.

1 TB canola oil
1/4 C thinly sliced carrot
1/C C chopped celery
1/3 C chopped Onion
4-5 C reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 C milk
1  large raw salmon fillet, in small-med chunks
1/2 C Smoked salmon
2 C cauliflower heads, in small chunks
3 ts fresh chopped chives
2-3 cups leftover mashed potatoes or cubed cooked potatoes
2 ts tarragon
1 TB Dijon mustard
1/4 ts salt

  1. Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Brown carrots. onions, and celery.
  3. Add broth, milk, cauliflower, and chives and bring to a simmer.
  4. Cover and simmer.
  5. Cook raw salmon in another pan with butter until done and set aside.
  6. Stir potatoes, tarragon and mustard into the soup and blend.
  7. Simmer and add salmon and smoked salmon and reheat. Add salt and pepper.

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