Homemade parmesan breadcrumbs with sprouted bread

Homemade Parmesan Breadcrumbs

Make your own breadcrumbs by combining whole grain toast with grated parmesan and olive oil for a scrumptious casserole topping!
Course Entree, Side Dish
Cuisine Bread, Casserole, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 1 casserole
Calories 491kcal


  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • fresh black pepper if desired


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place the slices of bread in the oven directly onto the rack.
  • Toast one side for 5-6 minutes.
  • Flip and toast the other side for another 5-6 minutes.
  • Let the toast cool enough to touch.
  • Break each piece into quarters and pulse it in a food processor until it resembles coarse sand.
  • Mix the bread with the parmesan and olive oil, adding in black pepper, if desired.
  • Sprinkle atop your casserole and bake as directed.


Nutrition facts are based on using Ezekiel bread and one ounce of parmesan. WW SmartPoints: 16


Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 17.1g | Fat: 35.1g | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g