Toasted Breadcrumbs


A simple homemade bread crumb recipe for all the bread crumbs you want, at a great price. Add your own seasoning so you know what you are getting!

looking down at a bowl of toasted breadcrumbs
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 cups


  • 10 slices whole wheat bread, or your favorite bread


  1. Gather ingredients.

    High angle shot of sliced bread to make bread crumbs

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  2. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

  3. Using tongs, place bread slices directly on the oven racks in the preheated oven. Leave in the oven until hard and golden brown, about 30 minutes; darker if you prefer. Remove bread and cool on a wire rack.

    Overhead shot of toasted bread slices for bread crumbs

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  4. Crumble slices into a large bowl until reduced to fine crumbs, or place in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until fine.

    Overhead shot of bread crumbs in the bowl of a food processor

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
2g Fat
29g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 335mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Protein 9g
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 176mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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