8 Reviews

Sooooo tasty! And the flavors were even better the next day: best leftovers ever! I used fresh salmon (canned salmon is a travesty!) and this was a beautiful, hearty dish. I do think it could be jazzed up a bit; I made a cream of mushroom soup as an accompaniment, and the pie tasted even better with a few spoonfuls of soup drizzled over it like gravy, and more cheese added on top. Next time I make this, I'll add lots of mushrooms; a few vegetables might be nice too. One point with the recipe: it said to chill the pastry dough. I did so and the result was hard and dry and very difficult to work with, although it tasted very good in the end.

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cm2530 April 30, 2013

My first time doing a salmon pie. The pastry is very easy to do and has a great taste. For the filling, I kept the liquid of salmon and used less milk. I added more mashed potatoes (maybe 1 more cup). Instead of swiss cheese, I used reduced cheddar. I used the green onion. I roasted a small onion and more green onion and added that to the mixture. It is so good. A great recipe I'll do again for sure. Thanks Derf :D Made for Cookbook tag

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Boomette October 26, 2009

Just wonderful. Made it for Christmas Eve dinner for my husband, his mom and her mother, and all loved it. I used 1lb of fresh salmon, pan-sauteed with a little butter and salt. Used milk instead of cream ... NO need for that extra fat. And if you can let it rest for 5-10mins before serving it firms up -- but not essential. This was only the second pie crust I've made in my life and it was EASY. Thanks so much!!

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Laurie H. December 26, 2008

Wow. This was wonderful. Made this for the Derf-a-thon. I made it with fresh salmon that my husband caught (we have a freezer full!). Also used regular yellow onion in place of green and fat free evaporated milk in place of the cream (reduced amount by 2 tbsp). The crust was flaky and light, the filling was set and came out nice and firm so the pieces held together nicely when placed on plates. Nice mild salmon flavor and please do use swiss if you can, it makes this dish, in my opinion. Very filling! Excellent recipe and easy directions. Great cold weather recipe for guests! Will make again and again. THANKS DERF!

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Messy44 September 14, 2007

Easy and delicious. I used milk and only had cheddar cheese but it turned out great. I even made it the night before - kept crust and filling separate - and left my boyfriend to bake it for after work. He raved about it so much. Guess this will become a staple in our cookbook.

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Mel D May 03, 2006

This was delicious! The pastry of this pie was flaky, light and buttery. I did not make it myself but was lucky enough to be served this at Derf's home when we visited her several weeks ago. I can certainly see myself making this and also play around with different fillings for this pie!

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Pets'R'us May 01, 2006

I have a many decades long & well-earned rep for being able to screw up a boxed cake mix, but I made this today & was so proud. It looked spectacular & the taste was just beyond words. My DH said this will be the !STAR! of our next dinner party. This crust isn't luscious - it's better than luscious! Didn't have whipping cream, so used milk & added 4 tbsp cream cheese to try to compensate ... I used leftover fresh salmon steaks we marinated & grilled last nite ... & I used 3 cloves roasted garlic. Pay attention all you RZ chefs - you gotta try this!

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twissis April 23, 2006
Rustic Salmon Pie