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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 much. To get 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 chips from stale 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 do not need many things. Nevertheless, I would like to explain to you in this recipe, of course, briefly what you need and how you can make the crispy bread chips ultimately yourself.

The ingredients

You will need the following ingredients for your bread chips.

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

In any case, there are no limits to your imagination when it comes to herbs and spices. After a short tutorial I'll give you a little extra inspiration.

The guide

Similar to the ingredients, the instructions for the bread chips are also relatively straightforward and simple - which is exactly why we so often make the bread chips ourselves. For this we proceed as follows:

  1. Cut stale bread into slices about 2 mm thin
  2. Provide bowl with oil and your choice of herbs and spices
  3. Briefly dip or brush sliced 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 chips them

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

Bread chips - the best recycling 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 trash far too quickly. In order to live sustainably in principle, you should therefore always think again before you go to the trash can, whether there isn't still a Possibility of recycling there. Whether it's food like bread or other consumer goods like 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

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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