Salmon Casserole

Salmon Casserole { Low Carb | Keto | GF }

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This weeknight-ready salmon casserole is the perfect combination of hearty and delicious! The creamy filling topped with a savory crumble for just the right amount of crunch will have you thinking of salmon in a whole new way.

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Low Carb Salmon Casserole

 

Low Carb Salmon Casserole

While a traditional salmon casserole is chock-full of carby noodles, this version skips the pasta filler and goes straight for the good stuff!

This hearty dish feels like comfort food, without the guilt. The secret to keeping it from getting too heavy is the little bit of tanginess you get from the goat cheese.

And while the casserole itself is very moist, the crumble topping gives the texture just the right amount of variety.

So how does the crumble get its wonderful crunch?

Salmon Casserole

Toasted Almond Flour 

Before you make this low carb salmon casserole, make sure you check out How To Make Toasted Almond Flour.

If you’re feeling tempted to skip this step, trust me, it is WELL worth it! First of all, toasting almond flour isn’t very hard (just watch it to make sure it doesn’t burn). Secondly, it makes such a difference.

AND there are so many other great recipes to use up any leftover toasted almond flour! Give these Tater Tots a taste, or treat yourself to a delicious pie with my Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Give it a try. You’ll be so happy you did.

Salmon Casserole

Can I Use Tuna Instead Of Salmon?

Absolutely!

If you prefer tuna, or if that’s what you happen to have on hand, the flavor combo and toasted almond flour crumble still works very well for a low carb tuna casserole.

Salmon Casserole

Do I Need To Bake This Salmon Casserole?

Actually, baking is not required.

I recommend it because I think it really brings all the flavors together, but since the salmon is already cooked, you technically do not need to bake this low carb salmon casserole. 

So if you’re short on time, just skip it!

How To Make Salmon Casserole

All right, onto the fun part. Let’s take a look at this low carb salmon recipe!

Salmon Casserole

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, add together the salmon, 2 ounces goat cheese, mayonnaise, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Mix the ingredients together well and then set aside.

Next, heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a pan over medium heat. Once the butter is melted, add your minced garlic and sautée for about 30 seconds. Add onions and celery to the pan and sautée for about five minutes, stirring often.

Salmon Casserole

Once the vegetables are cooked to your liking, add the water chestnuts and stir everything together for about 30 seconds.

Remove the veggie mixture from heat and add it to the salmon mixture. Stir everything until well-combined, then pour the mixture into an 8x8 baking dish.

Salmon Casserole

In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave 2 tablespoons of butter and 3 ounces of goat cheese until both are melted, usually about 60 seconds. Once they have melted, stir the butter and goat cheese until they are combined.

Add 2 cups of toasted almond flour to the melted butter and cheese mixture. Mix well.

Using clean hands, crumble the almond flour mixture over the contents of the baking dish. Then, cover and bake for 20 minutes.

Salmon Casserole

Enjoy!

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Salmon Casserole

Low Carb Salmon Casserole

This weeknight-ready salmon casserole is the perfect combination of hearty and delicious! The creamy filling topped with a savory crumble for just the right amount of crunch will have you thinking of salmon in a whole new way.
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 492 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cans of salmon 5 oz each (you can increase/decrease to your liking)
  • 5 ounces goat cheese divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 celery chopped
  • 1/2 purple onion chopped
  • 1 8 ounces can water chestnuts, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups almond flour toasted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, add salmon, 2 ounces goat cheese, mayonnaise, hot sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Mix well and set aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add minced garlic and saute for about 30 seconds.
  • Add onions and celery to the pan.
  • Stir often and saute for 5 minutes. Once desired consistency is reached, add water chestnuts and mix them in and mix around for about 30 seconds.
  • Add veggie mixture to salmon.
  • Mix well and add to an 8x8 baking dish.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 2 tablespoons butter and 3 ounces goat cheese in the microwave. 60 seconds is usually a good time. Once they are melted, mix them together so they combine.
  • Add 2 cups of toasted almond flour to the melted butter and cheese mixture, mix well.
  • Using your clean hands, crumble the almond flour mixture over the top of the baking dish.
  • Cover and bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 492kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 13gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 31gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 392mgFiber: 6gSugar: 3g
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