Does your recipe call for fresh breadcrumbs? Sometimes, packaged breadcrumbs just won’t do. Learn how to make fresh breadcrumbs with our simple tips.
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Generally, you can find packaged dry breadcrumbs that are either plain or seasoned at the grocery store. But if you don’t have any on hand and don’t feel like making a grocery store run, or if you want to use fresh breadcrumbs, don’t worry! Making fresh breadcrumbs is a snap.
What you’ll need
Making fresh breadcrumbs doesn’t require much. You can use many forms of bread that you already have in your pantry — sliced bread, bagels, baguettes or even hot dog or hamburger buns work great for making breadcrumbs.
You simply need a food processor and a few slice of bread. Tear up the bread and place the pieces in your food processor. Pulse them a few times for the perfect texture. Depending on how you like the breadcrumbs or the recipe you’re creating them for, you can process them to a coarse or a fine texture.
If you want your breadcrumbs plain, voila! You’re finished. However, you can also add seasonings, grated Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley or dried spices.