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Catholic Recipe: New Brunswick Egg Tarts


  • 2 cans (1 pound each) salmon
  • 1 unbeaten egg
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: • • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+

Origin: Canada


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Drain salmon; reserve liquid. Flake fish; remove bones. Add unbeaten egg to fish; combine. Add bread crumbs, seasoning, liquid from salmon. Heat mixture in double boiler, stirring constantly until egg is partially cooked. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Divide mixture in 6 parts. Shape each mass into a nest; place on greased baking sheet. Break 6 eggs, one at a time, into each nest. Bake 15-20 minutes at 350┬░ or until eggs are just set. Yield, 6 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965