Salmon and pesto Chowder

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30 mL (2 tbsp.) vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 celery stalk, diced
125 mL (1/2 cup) green beans, sectioned
125 mL (1/2 cup) corn kernels
375 mL (1 1/2 cup) fish broth
375 mL (1 1/2 cup) Natur-a soy Original*
125 mL (1/2 cup) tomato sauce
225g to 300g (1/2-2/3 lb.) fresh salmon, cubed
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
80 mL (1/3 cup) 15% country style cream (optional)
Homemade basil pesto or fresh basil

Servings : 4


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan and gently sauté vegetables over medium heat for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Add fish broth, Natur-a and tomato sauce. Bring to boiling point, but do not let mixture boil.
  3. Add fresh salmon and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add pesto and season mixture with salt and pepper.
  5. Add cream and seasonings to taste.
  6. Garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately with a piece of lemon.

To thicken the consistency of this dish, add a cubed potato or rice boiled in warm bouillon.

*Natur-a light Original can also be used for this recipe. For a recipe lower in fat, omit cream and thoroughly skim fat from fish broth. Try this recipe with Natur-a rice Original.