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How to make bread chips from stale bread

Recycle bread chips from stale bread - Here's how!

Completely in the sense of the Zero Waste Lifestyle you can get Make your own bread chips from stale and hard bread. A whole baguette for two people? Phew, that might be a bit too much. To make your personal Reduce food wasteHowever, you can use the old baguette quite simply and, above all, deliciously.

In this article, I would like to give you a little inspiration so that you too can make your own bread potato chips from old bread in the future.

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How to make bread chips from stale bread

Make bread chips yourself from stale bread

Basically, you really don't need many things. However, in this recipe I would like to briefly explain what you need and how you can make the crispy bread potato chips yourself.

The ingredients

You will need the following ingredients for your bread potato chips.

  • A stale bread or baguette
  • Olive oil (or softened butter)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Herbs and spices as desired

There are no limits to your imagination when it comes to herbs and spices. I'll give you a little extra inspiration after a brief instruction.

The guide

Just like the ingredients, the instructions for the bread potato chips are relatively straightforward and simple - which is exactly why we often make our own bread potato chips. We proceed as follows:

  1. Cut stale bread into slices about 2 mm thin
  2. Prepare a bowl with oil and your desired herbs and spices
  3. Briefly dip or brush the slices of bread into the oil
  4. Place the bread slices on the baking tray
  5. Set the oven to 220°C top and bottom heat
  6. Bake for 10 minutes until crisp and golden brown
  7. Now you can enjoy the bread potato chips

You have all the options you need to season the bread potato chips exactly to your taste. We like to use Olive oil, oregano and herbs de Provence. Smoked salt, sea salt, paprika, curry powder, parmesan... give free rein to your creativity.

Bread potato chips - the best use for stale bread

How to make bread chips from stale bread

Isn't it cool to be able to enjoy that old baguette after all instead of throwing it in the organic waste garbage can? We live in a throwaway society where things end up in the bin far too quickly. In order to live sustainably, you should therefore always think again before you go to the garbage can to see if there isn't another option. Possibility of recycling there is. Whether it's food such as bread or other consumer goods such as flower pots or old oak planks - you can often still get something out of it.

Do you have questions or suggestions about the homemade bread chips? Then feel free to leave me a comment.

Bon appétit,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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