Salmon Potato Pie

Salmon Potato Pie

1 tablespoon soft margarine

1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 cup 1% milk

3 tablespoons chopped green onion

1 cup flaked, cooked or canned salmon (drained and rinsed)

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

1/4 cup grated light old Cheddar-style cheese

Salt and freshly grated pepper, to taste

For the topping:

2 1/2 cups leftover mashed potatoes ( made from about 4 medium potatoes)

1-per-cent milk, if necessary

1 egg white, beaten

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Melt the margarine over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for about 1 min. Gradually add milk and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until the sauce is smooth and thickened, 3-4 minutes Stir in green onions, salmon peas and cheese; mix gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon into 9-inch pie plate.

Check mashed potatoes for spreadability. If too firm, mix in milk a little at a time to lighten unmashed potatoes. Spoon over the salmon mixture and, using a fork, spread evenly to cover. brush with beaten egg white. Bake for 15 minutes or until heated through. Brown top under broiler for 2 min if necessary.

Serves 4


WW Points: 5 pt.

The Ottawa Citizen



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