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Fisherman’s Brunch

Eat Wisconsin Fish / Fisherman’s Brunch


  • 1 cup cooked flaked fish (lake trout or rainbow trout are good options)
  • 4 frozen tart pastry shells or 1 9-inch pie shell
  • ½ cup grated Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 4 slightly beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Paprika
  • Additional spices, herbs and garnishes as desired


  • Bake pastry shells at 350°F for 5 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Combine all other ingredients except for paprika and garnishes.
  • Pour into pastry.
  • Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.
  • Add garnishes and serve.