Mom's Salmon Mousse


Easy economical salmon loaf that tastes great! Terrific during Lent. Unlike most fish recipes, this tastes even better the next day. Add a simple white sauce with dill for a more elegant presentation.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
5 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) can salmon, drained and flaked

  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs

  • 1 cup grated carrots

  • 1 ½ teaspoons prepared yellow mustard

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup scalded milk

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x4 inch loaf pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the salmon, bread crumbs, carrots, mustard, eggs, milk, butter, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper using your hands until evenly blended. Press into the greased loaf pan.

  3. Bake for 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
14g Fat
8g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 807mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 260mg 20%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 426mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.