Homemade breadcrumbs in a bowl
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Homemade Bread Crumbs

It takes no time at all to make breadcrumbs!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bread crumbs, Breadcrumbs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 453kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 6 slices bread


  • Preheat the oven to 250 to 300 degrees F. Lay bread slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for about 15 minutes, turn the slices over, and bake for an additional 15 minutes. The bread should be perfectly crisp when you remove it from the oven. It should snap when you break up the pieces of bread. Place bread into either a mixer or a blender, and process until the bread crumbs have an even, fine texture. You can season the bread crumbs before storing. You can add some dried parsley (fresh parsley will make the bread crumbs soggy, and make them spoil) or Italian seasoning. I like to add about 1/2 teaspoon of spices to 1 cup of bread crumbs. Store your bread crumbs in an airtight container in the freezer for up to six months. You don’t need to let the bread crumbs thaw before using.



Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 5.9mg
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