This delicious salmon soup is a pleasing plethora of taste and texture. Roasted salmon and asparagus, delicious dill and fresh spinach form the base of the soup, and each bowl is served with a dollop of smooth sour cream, crunchy toasted rye croutons and cool, crisp cucumber pieces.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw salmon, if frozen. Rinse salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Coat foil with cooking spray. Place salmon on one side of the pan. Measure thickness of fish. Add asparagus to the other side of the pan, spreading to an even layer. Lightly coat asparagus with cooking spray. Roast asparagus and salmon in oven, uncovered, for 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness of salmon or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork and asparagus is just tender. Using two forks, flake salmon, removing and discarding any bones.

  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook onion in hot oil over medium heat about 5 minutes or until tender but not brown, stirring occasionally. Add broth. In a medium bowl whisk together milk, flour and salt until smooth. Add all at once to broth mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.

  • Add flaked salmon, asparagus pieces and the snipped or dried dill to the soup. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in spinach just before serving.

  • To serve, ladle soup into shallow bowls. Top each serving with a spoonful of sour cream and sprinkle with rye bread cubes, chopped cucumber and, if desired, fresh dill sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
318 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 24.9g; dietary fiber 2.4g; sugars 9.2g; fat 13.7g; saturated fat 3.2g; cholesterol 44.1mg; vitamin a iu 1828.8IU; vitamin c 10.8mg; folate 124.3mcg; calcium 212.6mg; iron 2.5mg; magnesium 57.7mg; potassium 694.7mg; sodium 602.8mg.

2 1/2 medium-fat protein, 1 starch, 1 vegetable