You’ll love this dreamy pasta alfredo casserole with smoked salmon and broccoli. It’s easy to make the alfredo sauce from scratch, or you can use jarred sauce as a shortcut!
Hi, it’s Cyndi from My Kitchen Craze! How’s everyone? I’m doing great except the fact that I broke my pinkie toe. Yes, you heard me right. I broke my pinkie toe. It’s been a ridiculous week. I wish I could tell you that I broke it doing something exciting, but in reality it’s really silly and dumb.
I was chit chatting with my husband, Sean, while I was preparing dinner one night. I walked over to him sitting on the couch so I could finish my story. When I went to walk back to the kitchen, I ran into the ottoman. Bam! Sean said he heard such a loud bang that he thought my toe nail ripped off. I instantly feel to the ground and started crying.
I knew I broke it. I’ve had my fair share of stubbing toes, but this was a whole new feeling. Sean ended up helping me to the couch so I could start icing it. While I was sitting on the couch I thought maybe I just stubbed it and everything was going to be ok. Well…I was wrong. When I went to walk upstairs I could barely walk. The next morning my whole foot was black and blue. Fast forward a week and I’m still dealing with this and now it’s plain old annoying.
Now I’m in a boot and not able to be on my feet for a long period of time. I needed something easy for dinner. We’ve eaten out a lot this past week, but I was getting sick of it and needed something hearty and comforting. I knew I wanted pasta, but I was also craving some seafood.
I created this casserole on a whim and I’m so glad that I did. I ended up buying the smoked salmon at Trader Joe’s and used my go to creamy alfredo sauce. I also wanted a little bit of crunch so I added some panko crumbs and parmesan cheese on top. You guys…this casserole turned out so good! It’s easy to whip up on a busy night or fancy enough to have when people are coming over.
I do have one recommendation. Eat it hot from the oven and that day. Once the sauce cools it gets a little oily, like most alfredo sauces do. This casserole tastes great right out of the oven. Pair it with a salad and you have one yummy meal! Enjoy and let’s hope your making this with no broken toes.