Salmon Macaroni Cheese

Salmon Macaroni Cheese


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About this recipe: This simple midweek recipe calls for pasta mixed with shop-bought cheese sauce and baked salmon. Children especially love this dish, which is reminiscent of macaroni cheese.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 (500g) tub fresh cheese sauce
  • 450g salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 (500g) packet uncooked fusilli pasta
  • 170g grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Heat cheese sauce in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Place salmon in a baking dish. Mix the lemon juice and vinegar in a small bowl, and pour over the salmon. Season with basil and parsley.
  3. Bake salmon 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until easily flaked with a fork. Remove from heat, and break into bite sized pieces.
  4. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and place in a large bowl.
  5. Gently toss the salmon, pasta and cheese sauce together in the large bowl. Serve with the Parmesan cheese.


Use your favourite shop-bought pasta sauce for this recipe - it could be a four cheese sauce, carbonara sauce, etc. Anything creamy and cheesy works a treat!

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Had Salmon & Monkfish, made own cheese sauce with goats cheese, as we cannot have cows milk. Worked just as well will be keeping it as a dinner time standby as it can be made from cupboard contents. - 25 Mar 2014

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