Norwegian Fish Casserole

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“This is just a good Norwegian "Home Cooking" recipe that I found on a Norwegian blog. There are many variations, so use what you like and have on hand. I love this recipe because it is a great use of leftover fish! Posted for ZWT9”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 12 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash white pepper
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 3 eggs, Divided
  • 1 12 cups fish, cooked (cod, halibut, tilapia, or whatever you like)
  • 1 cup macaroni, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 12-1 cup chopped vegetables (optional, use what you like)


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour, and then add the milk, stirring all the while. (If the milk is slightly heated it’s easier to get this lump-free!) Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for a couple of minutes, then add the spices. Then pull off of the heat and let the sauce/base cool for a bit.
  2. Stir in egg yolks, cooked fish, cooked macaroni, and any veggies that you want to add (chopped leeks, grated carrots, or peas would be good!)
  3. Beat the egg whites until they’re stiff, then carefully fold this into the fish mixture. Put it in a well-greased casserole dish and sprinkle bread crumbs over the top.
  4. Bake at 375 F for 40-50 minutes. When done, the casserole should be firm all the way through.
  5. Enjoy!

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