To make a simple yet flavorful salmon loaf, combine fresh or canned salmon with aromatic vegetables and dry seasonings or herbs. Bind the mixture with egg and bread crumbs, mix it well and add it to a greased loaf pan set in a larger baking pan.
Add 1 inch of hot water to the outer pan and bake the loaf for 40 minutes at 350 degrees F. Taste of Home's salmon loaf recipe calls for one 14 3/4-ounce can of salmon with the skin and bones removed. Combine the salmon with 1 chopped onion, 1/2 cup bread crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter. Stir in 3 egg yolks, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and 1 teaspoon parsley.
In a separate bowl, beat 3 egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Fold the egg whites into the salmon and transfer the mixture to a loaf pan. Bake it for 40 to 45 minutes at 350 F, and let it cool for 10 minutes before serving it.
Alternatively, make Eating Well's garden salmon loaf by combining 2 cans of salmon with 1 cup shredded carrots, 1 cup oats, 1 cup plain yogurt and 3/4 cup sliced scallions. Stir in 1 can of sliced olives, 3 egg whites, 1/3 cup chopped bell pepper and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard. Press the mixture into a loaf pan and bake it for 50 to 60 minutes at 350 F.