Freshly grated Gruyere cheese elevates the flavor while Salmon provides healthy omega 3’s in this one-dish dinner, perfect for sharing!

Source: St. Joseph Health


  • 2 cups flaked cooked salmon fillet (about 12 ounces)
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, washed and shredded
  • 2 cups cooked tri-color chunky pasta
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced thin
  • 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 oven to 375°F. Combine salmon, spinach, celery, and pasta in an ovenproof baking dish.
  2. Heat milk in a small saucepan; don’t let it boil.
  3. Stir in mustard and half the Gruyere until it melts. Add sun-dried tomatoes and fennel seeds.
  4. Let cook for a few minutes until tomatoes are softened.
  5. Pour sauce over salmon mixture. Top with remaining Gruyere.
  6. Cover and bake at 375°F for 30 minutes.

Serves 4
Each serving contains about 400 calories, 31 g protein, 16.5 g fat (37 percent calories from fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 29.5 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 611 mg sodium.