➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson
This delicious Salmon Casserole with Spinach, akaÜberbackener Lacks mit Spinat, is so easy and healthy. A great party dish as well as a special weekday treat. This really is one of the easy ways to cook salmon.
This recipe looks long and complicated, but it really isn't. The nutmeg makes it unusual, but that's what makes it such a yummy German food. Top the dish with some dill and enjoy!
Being German, it uses cream, heavy cream that is. The recipe calls for whipping cream, but using 18% should be fine as well.
The casserole is great to make up early in the day of a party and pop it in the oven when you need it.
Cook the potatoes the day before (or use leftovers) to speed things up. Also, if you buy the cheese shredded, it will save you time.
Spinach has for sure started to become more and more popular for its health benefits. You can find it has become a very popular ingredient in smoothies now too! Why is this?
Spinach has a high fiber content, which is remarkable for your body. It also contains next to no sugar, which is always a good sign for health reasons.
Iron is an essential mineral, meaning you need to eat it because your body cannot produce it alone, and spinach is FULL of fiber! Iron is important to your body, as it brings oxygen to your body's tissues.
Did you know that calcium is a molecule that sends healthy signals to your heart and nervous system? Another reason why spinach is such a beneficial vegetable is that it does indeed contain lots of calcium. This nutrient-rich veggie contains not only all of those essential nutrients, but many vitamins and minerals too, such as potassium, magnesium, and vitamin E.
Needless to say, spinach will always be a wonderful addition to your diet, it's super lecker and super duper healthy!
Looking for something a little more classic? Check out Oma's delicious salmon fillet recipe! A great one for dinner parties, or when you're searching for the perfect, quick, healthy dish to throw together for a cozy night of relaxing at home.
Doesn't that look yummy!
Is salmon good for you? Does it have any real health benefits, or did my parents just tell me that to get me to eat it as a kid?...
The truth is, salmon is excellent for you! In many ways, salmon includes minerals and vitamins that are considered to be 'essential' for the body to maintain a healthy life.
They're called essentials because without getting these nutrients from ingesting food, your body cannot create them on its own. That's right, your body may be a wonderful machine but it needs your help too sometimes!
Salmon is rich in Omega 3, which in many cases is considered to be one of those essentials. Omega 3 is responsible for decreasing inflammation, improving cell function, and lowering blood pressure.
Like lots of meats, salmon is incredibly high in protein, which is also considered an essential nutrient. Protein can help maintain muscles and strengthen bone health too.
The list can go on and on, salmon has many more important nutrients to it. Potassium, antioxidants, vitamin B, what a powerhouse salmon is!
There's really no limit to what you can serve with your casserole. Anything goes with salmon! Some roasted asparagus perhaps, or potato dumplings and gravy. When it comes to sides, that's all in your hands, and up to your preference.
But I can give you some suggestions of my very personal favorite sides that can be served alongside your yummy salmon casserole.
Finger-lickin' good oven fried chicken pieces, easy and economical, perfect for family night dinners, for company, and even Oktoberfest! It’s Brathendl, Oma-style!
My best pound cake recipe (Sandkuchen) is this one. My Oma made it, my Mutti made it, and now I make it! It's so quick and easy to make and tastes SO good!
Make the BEST Bavarian braised cabbage recipe that’s perfect for Oktoberfest or anytime you’re wanting a traditional German side dish. It’s Weisskraut, just like Oma makes it.
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