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Homemade breadcrumbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy

Learn how to make breadcrumbs at home with our super-simple recipe and method. Use them as a crunchy coating for fried foods, treacle tart filling or pasta bake topping

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per 35g serving
NutrientUnit
kcal83
fat0.6g
saturates0.1g
carbs16g
sugars1g
fibre1g
protein3g
salt0.36g
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Discover even more methods and recipe ideas with our guide on how to make breadcrumbs

Ingredients

  • 2 slices day-old white bread (crusts removed, if you prefer)

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make fresh breadcrumbs, tear the bread into pieces and drop into a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse until you have breadcrumbs of the size you want. If you want to make very even breadcrumbs, push them through a coarse sieve. Will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

  • STEP 2

    To make dried breadcrumbs, tear the bread into pieces and bake in a low oven until the pieces are completely dried out. Pulse in a food processor as before. Will keep chilled for up to two months, or frozen for six months.

Check out our guide on how to make breadcrumbs for more recipe ideas and top tips. 

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