Salmon Chowder – Easy Dinner Full of Flavor
Dinner at home can be healthy even if the recipe calls for using a few canned or packaged foods. This healthy salmon stew with potatoes and corn is quick to get on the table because it includes healthy frozen hash browns and a pouch of pink salmon.
Don’t let the thought of using a few grocery store “convenience foods” stop you from cooking a recipe because you think it’s unhealthy. Many of new these foods are made with healthy ingredients and less sodium and food preservatives or additives than before. Just make it a habit to read the labels of your foods before purchase.
This Healthy Salmon Stew is Quick to Get on The Table in 30 Minutes or Less
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
- 1-1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots, thawed
- 1/2 tsp. dill
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 (6 oz.) pouch boneless pink salmon
- 1 can fat-free evaporated milk
- 1 can cream-style corn
Saute onion and celery for about 5 minutes or until onions are soft. Add the chopped garlic and saute for another minute.
Add the chicken broth, hash brown potatoes, peas, carrots, dill, salt and pepper; bring to a light boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
Stir in the salmon, evaporated milk and corn; simmer until everything is heated through.
Cheap and easy meals that are quick to get on the dinner table are definitely a life savor during the week when things can get hectic.
The nice thing about salmon in a pouch is it keeps for a very long time in your pantry.
What to Serve with Easy Salmon Chowder
We love healthy stews and soups for an easy dinner and when you include a basic salad with your meal, you are getting a powerhouse of nutrients without a lot of work.
Dinner rolls are a good choice and don’t forget the crackers.
We think you will love our simple potato soup without a lot of fuss – Grandmas Potato Soup! Give the soup a try on the next chilly evening.